2010 Youngstown State Football Roster
Luke Matelan

99 - Luke Matelan

Height: 6-3
Weight: 240
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School: Woodland Hills
Position: Defensive End

2010 (Senior): Stated all 11 games at defensive end…credited with 24 total tackles (12 solos and 12 assists) for the year...had tackles in every game…posted a season-high four stops at Missouri State and against UNI…had a season-best three solos against the Panthers…had 4.0 tackles for 21 yards in losses…had a key sack in the third quarter for an 11-yard loss against Butler…recovered a fumble against Southern Illinois…had seven quarterback hurries to lead the team…had two QB hurries against Illinois State and Central Connecticut State...chosen as YSU Defensive Lineman of the Game against Butler and Southern Illinois...earned his third letter.

2009 (Junior): Started all 11 games at defensive tackle...credited with 11 total tackles (five solos and six assists)...had six quarterback hurries...posted a season-high three stops, including two solos, in season-finale at North Dakota State...had two stops against Austin Peay and Northeastern...also credited with single stops against Missouri State, Western Illinois, Southern Illinois and South Dakota State...credited with 360 snaps played by the coaching staff...had a season-high 42 snaps at UNI...earned his second letter.

2008 (Sophomore): Started the first two games before suffering a season-ending knee injury at South Dakota State...credited with five total tackles before getting hurt...opened the year with three tackles and a fumble recovery at Ohio State...had two assisted stops against the Jackrabbits, including a half tackle for loss.

2007 (R-Freshman): Played in all 11 games, starting two games as a defensive end...started against South Dakota State and Southern Utah...had seven tackles, including four solo stops...had three quarterback hurries...finished with a season-high two stops at Indiana State...both were solo stops and were tackles for losses, including a sack for a five-yard loss...had solo stops against Lock Haven, Southern Utah, Illinois State, UNI and Western Illinois...credited with 321 total snaps played by the coaching staff...coaches had him with 22 tackles...earned his first letter...Named to Gateway Honor Roll.

2006 (Freshman): Redshirted...named to Gateway Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was named Class AAAA Quad East All-Conference as a defensive lineman by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette his senior season...Woodland Hills advanced to the PIAA Class AAAA first round...Wolverines finished 10-3 for the season losing to eventual champion McKeesport in the WPIAL Class AAAA finals...was tabbed the seventh-ranked defensive lineman in Western Pennsylvania...coach was George Novak...also played baseball, basketball and rugby...was a member of the Honor Roll and the National Honor Society...ranked at the top of his class.

PERSONAL: Parents are Rich and Judi Matelan...has a brother (Logan)...born June 22, 1988...major is civil engineering.