Football Game Notes - 09/09/13
USU also had two players honored during the league's preseason meetings as senior center Tyler Larsen and sophomore linebacker Kyler Fackrell were both named to the league's 25-player preseason first-team.
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Utah State Football Spring Game
UTAH STATE: A very talented, aggressive player who knows how to use his hands in the trenches... The most explosive defensive lineman on the team... Is very agile for his size and runs well.
2013 (JR): Played in all 14 games, starting once... Finished the season with 14 total tackles (5-solo, 9-assist), to go along with 2.5 tackles for loss and two quarterback hurries... Had a career-high three tackles at Utah (8/29), against BYU (10/4) and at New Mexico (10/19)... Also had two tackles at Air Force (9/7) and against Hawai'i (11/2)... Had a career-high 1.0 tackle for loss against both USC (9/21) and New Mexico, while recorded 0.5 tackle for loss against Hawai'i.
2012 (SO): Played in 12 games, starting eight... Finished the season with two tackles, both assists, against San José State (10/13) and Idaho (11/24).
2011 (RS-FR): Did not see any action.
2010 (RS): Redshirted during his first season at Utah State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Became the first King Kekaulike (Hawaii) High School player to earn a football scholarship at a Football Bowl Subdivision school... A two-time first-team all-Maui Interscholastic League selection... Selected to play in the Hawaii/Polynesia-Mainland Bowl, along with fellow USU player Taani Fisilau... Named one of Rivals.com's top 25 players in the state of Hawaii.
PERSONAL: Son of Yasmin Kamana and Elvis Matagi, Sr... Graduated from USU in the spring of 2014 with a degree in interdisciplinary studies... Last name is pronounced Kuh-ma-na Ma-ta-gee.