|56 Matt Howard
Came out for the team last year ... Provides depth at long snapper ... Works hard and has made good progress with his fundamentals ... Saw action in the Blue/White Game and performed well.
2013 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: A four-year letterman and starter at Madison Southern High School ... Earned the "Be Uncommon Award" and the "100 Percent Award" ... Played long snapper, offensive line and outside linebacker ... Coached by Jon Clark ... Also lettered three times as an outfielder on the baseball team ... Earned a spot on the academic all-state team four years ... Member of the Technology Student Association.
Personal: Born at Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. ... Son of Tami and Meredith Howard ... Plans to major in mechanical engineering.
Matt Says ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: own an engineering firm ... If I could witness any event, past, present or future, it would be: the 2007 UK vs. LSU game ... My go-to song to get ready for a game is: Eric Thomas' motivational speech/song ... My hidden talent is: quoting Forrest Gump ... What's the best advice you've ever received? Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard.