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HONORS: Honorable Mention All-Mountain West (2014).
2014 (SR): Started all 14 games and earned honorable mention all-Mountain West honors... Finished the season with 19 total tackles (6-solo, 13-assist), which included one sack and 2.5 tackles for loss... Recorded his first career sack in a 35-20 win at BYU (10/3)... Also had tackles for loss against Air Force (10/11) and at Colorado State (10/18)... Had a season-high three tackles against Idaho State (9/6) and recorded two tackles in five other games... Registered at least one tackle in all but two games during the season.
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 recording 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 Utah State in the spring of 2014 with a degree in interdisciplinary studies... Last name is pronounced Kuh-ma-na Ma-ta-gee.
CAREER HIGHS: Tackles: 3, four times; Sack: 1.0, at BYU (10/3/14); TFL: 1.0, three times.
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