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9 - Cody Matthews
Cody Matthews
Height: 6-1
Weight: 190
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Gallatin, Tenn.
High School: Gallatin HS
Position: WR
gp 8
yds 326
yds/g 40.8
td 3

Cody is one of the top returning receivers for the Golden Eagles and will be a scoring threat on every snap...has the potential to emerge among conference leaders...hoping to avoid injuries that have sidelined him in past years...runs precise routes and has great size and excellent hands...after working at free safety in his first season on the Golden Eagle roster, made the move from the defensive secondary to a wide receiver position for the 2011 season...has played in 27 career games and will top 1,000 career receiving yards early in his final year, entering 2014 with 964 yards in 62 catches with 10 touchdowns...has made eight appearances on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.

AT TECH(IN 2013): Cody started seven games before an injury ended the season early...when he went out, he was the team’s top receiver...finished the year ranked third on the team with 22 receptions and ranked second in recieving yards with 330...his three touchdown catches tied for tops on the squad...hauled in career-best nine catches at Hampton, accounting for 114 yards and the eventual game-winning touchdown, a 32-yard catch and run late in the contest from Darian Stone...pulled in seven passes for a career-high 130 yards and a touchdown against UT Martin.

(IN 2012): Cody played in all 11 contests for the Golden Eagles, and moved into a starting role for the last six games...pulled in 28 receptions for 477 yards, ranking second on the squad in both categories...had four touchdown catches....his season-high game and season-long catch came at Murray State where he had three catches for 119 yards, including a 52-yard touchdown catch...had five catches for 61 yards in overtime victory against UT Martin and reached the end zone twice in that game...had multiple catches in eight games...averaged 17 yards per catch and more than 43 all-purpose yards per game...also ranked second on the team in average yard per catch (17).

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

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

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

PERSONAL: The son of Chuck Matthews and Chandra Matthews...full name is Cody James Matthews...birthdate is April 22 1992...majoring in English-professional communication.

Recent Games
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
Statistics category Overall Conf
Receptions 26 17
Yards 326 229
Yards per game 40.8 45.8
Yards per catch 12.5 13.5
Touchdowns 3 2
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   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - -
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   - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - -
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   - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - -
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   - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - -
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   - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - -
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   - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - - -
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   - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - -
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   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - - - - -
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   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
Total 8 - - - - - - - - -
Conference 5 - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 3 - - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 3 - - - - - - - - -
Losses 5 - - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 8 - - - - - - - -
Conference 5 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 3 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 3 - - - - - - - -
Losses 5 - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 8 26 3.2 326 40.8 12.5 3 50
Conference 5 17 3.4 229 45.8 13.5 2 50
Exhibition - - - - - - - -

Home 3 15 5.0 177 59.0 11.8 3 35
Away 5 11 2.2 149 29.8 13.5 0 50
Neutral - - - - - - - -

Wins 3 15 5.0 177 59.0 11.8 3 35
Losses 5 11 2.2 149 29.8 13.5 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 37.2 13.5 2 25
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 8 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 5 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0

Home 3 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0

Wins 3 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 5 - - - - - - - 0

August 1 - - - - - - - 0
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 8 - - - - - - - -
Conference 5 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 3 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 3 - - - - - - - -
Losses 5 - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 8 - 326 - - 326 40.8
Conference 5 - 229 - - 229 45.8
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -

Home 3 - 177 - - 177 59.0
Away 5 - 149 - - 149 29.8
Neutral - - - - - 0 -

Wins 3 - 177 - - 177 59.0
Losses 5 - 149 - - 149 29.8

August 1 - 74 - - 74 74.0
September 3 - 103 - - 103 34.3
October 4 - 149 - - 149 37.2
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 18 2.2 - 3 - - - - - - - -
Conference 12 2.4 - 2 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 18 6.0 - 3 - - - - - - - -
Away 0 0.0 - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 18 6.0 - 3 - - - - - - - -
Losses 0 0.0 - 0 - - - - - - - -

August 6 6.0 - 1 - - - - - - - -
September 0 0.0 - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 12 3.0 - 2 - - - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 8 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 5 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Home 3 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Wins 3 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 5 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -