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9 Cody Matthews
9 Cody Matthews
Height: 6-1
Weight: 190
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Gallatin, Tenn.
High School: Gallatin HS
Position: WR
gp 12
yds 670
yds/g 55.8
td 6

Cody is one of the top returning receivers for the Golden Eaglesand will be a scoring threat on every snap...has the potential toemerge among conference leaders...hoping to avoid injuries thathave sidelined him in past years...runs precise routes and hasgreat size and excellent hands...after working at free safety inhis first season on the Golden Eagle roster, made the move from thedefensive secondary to a wide receiver position for the 2011season...has played in 27 career games and will top 1,000 careerreceiving yards early in his final year, entering 2014 with 964yards in 62 catches with 10 touchdowns...has made eight appearanceson the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll. UPDATE: Finished his career with 110 catches for 1,647 yards and 16 touchdowns...
Matthews graduated with a 3.82 GPA and a degree in English with a concentration in professional communications.

AT TECH (IN 2014):
Cody closed out his Golden Eagle career by leading Tech in both receptions (48) and receiving yards (670)...named CoSIDA Academic All-District and named to the FCS ADA Scholar All-Star team...honored by the National Football Foundation Middle Tennessee Chapter as Tech's University Scholar-Athlete, and also won the C.R. Bickerstaff / Coach Bill Pace University Scholar-Athlete Award as top university scholar-athlete in the middle Tennessee area.

(IN 2013): Cody started seven games beforean injury ended the season early...when he went out, he was theteam’s top receiver...finished the year ranked third on theteam with 22 receptions and ranked second in recieving yards with330...his three touchdown catches tied for tops on thesquad...hauled in career-best nine catches at Hampton, accountingfor 114 yards and the eventual game-winning touchdown, a 32-yardcatch and run late in the contest from Darian Stone...pulled inseven passes for a career-high 130 yards and a touchdown against UTMartin.

(IN 2012): Cody played in all 11 contests for theGolden Eagles, and moved into a starting role for the last sixgames...pulled in 28 receptions for 477 yards, ranking second onthe squad in both categories...had four touchdown catches....hisseason-high game and season-long catch came at Murray State wherehe had three catches for 119 yards, including a 52-yard touchdowncatch...had five catches for 61 yards in overtime victory againstUT Martin and reached the end zone twice in that game...hadmultiple catches in eight games...averaged 17 yards per catch andmore than 43 all-purpose yards per game...also ranked second on theteam in average yard per catch (17).

(IN 2011): Appeared in nine games as a redshirtfreshman, picking up 169 yards and three touchdowns on 12catches...started to shine at the season’s end, scoring atouchdown in the final three games of the season and recording hisbest catch against Austin Peay in Tech’s OVC title game onNov. 19...caught a career-best 61-yard touchdown pass..in theGolden Eagles’ FCS playoff game against Central Arkansas, hehad five catches for 46 yards and a TD.

(IN 2010): Cody was injured during fall camp andredshirted in his first season on the Golden Eagle roster.

HIGH SCHOOL: A two-sport standout at GallatinHigh School...lettered three years each on the football andbasketball teams...three-year starter on the gridiron for coachRobert Lassiter’s Green Wave...helped the team reach thequarterfinals of the TSSAA playoffs in his senior season...playedon both sides of scrimmage as a quarterback and free safety,focusing more on offense in his final two seasons...namedall-region as a sophomore defensive back when he produced 72tackles and one interception....earned all-region honors atquarterback as a junior...recognized on both sides of scrimmage asa senior, earning all Mid-State on defense and all-region onoffense...rushed for more than 1,000 yards and passed for more than1,000 yards in each of his final two seasons.

PERSONAL: The son of Chuck Matthews and ChandraMatthews...full name is Cody James Matthews...birthdate is April 221992...majoring in English-professional communication.

Recent Games
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17
Nov 22 at Austin Peay W, 41-15
Statistics category Overall Conf
Receptions 48 37
Yards 670 523
Yards per game 55.8 65.4
Yards per catch 14.0 14.1
Touchdowns 6 5
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay W, 41-15 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay W, 41-15 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 6 74 12.3 35 1 - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 2 20 10.0 17 0 - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 6 80 13.3 50 0 - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 1 3 3.0 3 0 - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 5 73 14.6 25 1 - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 2 46 23.0 24 0 - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 4 30 7.5 13 1 - -
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 3 37 12.3 14 0 - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 7 86 12.3 17 1 - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 2 50 25.0 42 0 - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay W, 41-15 10 171 17.1 30 2 - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 - - - - - 0
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 - - - - - 0
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 - - - - - 0
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 - - - - - 0
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 - - - - - 0
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 - - - - - 0
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 - - - - - 0
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 - - - - - 0
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 - - - - - 0
Nov 22 at Austin Peay W, 41-15 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay W, 41-15 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay W, 41-15 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 1 - 74 - - 74
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 1 - 20 - - 20
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 1 - 80 - - 80
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 1 - 3 - - 3
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 1 - 73 - - 73
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 1 - 46 - - 46
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 1 - 30 - - 30
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 1 - - - - 0
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 1 - 37 - - 37
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 1 - 86 - - 86
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 1 - 50 - - 50
Nov 22 at Austin Peay W, 41-15 1 - 171 - - 171
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 6 - 1 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 0 - 0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 0 - 0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 0 - 0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 6 - 1 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 0 - 0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 6 - 1 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 0 - 0 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 6 - 1 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 0 - 0 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay W, 41-15 12 - 2 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay W, 41-15 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
Total 12 - - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 6 - - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 - - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - - -
November 4 - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 12 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 6 - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 4 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 12 48 4.0 670 55.8 14.0 6 50
Conference 8 37 4.6 523 65.4 14.1 5 50
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 6 27 4.5 350 58.3 13.0 4 42
Away 6 21 3.5 320 53.3 15.2 2 50
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 32 6.4 434 86.8 13.6 6 35
Losses 7 16 2.3 236 33.7 14.8 0 50
-
August 1 6 6.0 74 74.0 12.3 1 35
September 3 9 3.0 103 34.3 11.4 0 50
October 4 11 2.8 149 37.3 13.5 2 25
November 4 22 5.5 344 86.0 15.6 3 42
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 12 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 6 - - - - - - - 0
Away 6 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 5 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 7 - - - - - - - 0
-
August 1 - - - - - - - 0
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 4 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 12 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 6 - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 4 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
August - - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 12 - 670 - - 670 55.8
Conference 8 - 523 - - 523 65.4
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 6 - 350 - - 350 58.3
Away 6 - 320 - - 320 53.3
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 5 - 434 - - 434 86.8
Losses 7 - 236 - - 236 33.7
-
August 1 - 74 - - 74 74.0
September 3 - 103 - - 103 34.3
October 4 - 149 - - 149 37.3
November 4 - 344 - - 344 86.0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 36 3.0 - 6 - - - - - - - -
Conference 30 3.8 - 5 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 24 4.0 - 4 - - - - - - - -
Away 12 2.0 - 2 - - - - - - - -
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 36 7.2 - 6 - - - - - - - -
Losses 0 0.0 - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
August 6 6.0 - 1 - - - - - - - -
September 0 0.0 - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 12 3.0 - 2 - - - - - - - -
November 18 4.5 - 3 - - - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 12 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 6 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 4 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -