Oakland Raiders Draft Prospects: Tyler Matakevich, ILB

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Name: Tyler Matakevich ILB, Temple Height: 6’1” Weight: 236lbs Accomplishments...
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Tyler Matakevich: The Senior Who Changed The Face of Temple Football

The defensive player with the most successful season this year did not come from one of the usual stalwarts in the college football world. It wasn’t Penn State’s Carl Nassib, the Nittany Lions’ new owner of PSU’s single season sack holder. It wasn’t Alabama’s Reggie Ragland either, the heart and soul of the Crimson Tide’s stalwart defense By: Cory Burrell Instead,...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyler Matakevich wins Chuck Bednarik Award

Temple linebacker Tyler Matakevich has won this year’s Chuck Bednarik Award, college football’s equivalent of Defensive Player of the Year. Matakevich posted 126 total tackles with 4.5 sacks and five interceptions for the Owls this season and was instrumental in getting the team to the AAC Championship Game. Temple lost to Houston, but Matakevich still established himself as...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Draft under-the-radar player spotlight: Tyler Matakevich

In the NFL Draft, there are players that are surefire first round draft picks and then there are guys that don’t usually get the same kind of respect, but end up being pleasant surprises at the next level. This year, there is a crop of talented players at the linebacker position with at least four being rated as first-round prospects. One player that should be considered a first...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Temple LB Tyler Matakevich wins Nagurski Trophy

The Temple Owls finished one of their best seasons in school history with a 10-2 record and an AAC East division championship. Their success was thanks mostly in part to their defense, especially linebacker Tyler Matakevich. He has been one of the biggest playmakers for the Owls’ defense this year and was awarded for it. According to College Football Talk, Matakevich was awarded...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Temple LB Matakevich earns top college defensive player

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Temple senior linebacker Tyler Matakevich has won the Bronko Nagurski Award, which is awarded annually to the nation's top defensive player. Matakevich accepted the award from the Charlotte Touchdown Club in conjunction with the Football Writers Association of America at a banquet Monday night in Charlotte. The 6-foot-1, 232-pound Matakevich had 126 tackles...
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December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Temple DE wins national honor for sacking Hackenberg

The Temple Owls entered into last Saturday’s game against Penn State on a 39-game losing streak against the Nittany Lions. The team did not want that streak to extend to forty games, so they did all the could to prevent it. The team ended up winning the game 27-10, for the first time since 1941, and it was thanks to the defense’s performance on the day. According to College Football...
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September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Temple football: Are they in it for the long haul?

Going into the 2014 Temple football season, Owl fans expected a better performance out of their team. But was anybody expecting a 4-1 record and a shared first place in the American? Temple has rebounded its football program, and behind the leadership of Tyler Matakevich and P.J. Walker the Owls have made a statement in the American, mainly through their defense. Temple is fourth...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Temple football: Previewing the linebackers

When talking about the linebacker position for Temple football, one name will always come up in that conversation; Tyler Matakevich. The 6”-1′ 230 lb. junior linebacker from Stratford, CT stuck out last season for Temple. He was arguably the best player for the Owls all year long and proved that he was a leader not only on the field but also on the sidelines. Tyler Matakevich...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Quick Report: Tyler Matakevich Named to All-AAC Team

Temple sophomore linebacker Tyler Matakevich has been named to the American Athletic Conference’s first team , all conference defense on Wednesday. Matakevich, is the only Temple player to be named on either the first or second team American Athletic Conference all conference teams. Matakevich had an impressive season as a sophomore leading the AAC in total tackles with 137 and...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

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