7 Matthew Byers
7 - Matthew Byers
Height: 5-7
Weight: 155
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Pelham, Ala.
High School: John Carroll Catholic HS
Position: DB
gp 10
tk 66.0
sac -
int 6
ffum -

2016: Named to Southern Athletic Association Academic Honor Roll … appeared in nine games … finished second on team in total tackles at 54 with 41 solo … averaged six tackles per game … broke up three passes … finished with 15 punt return yards.

 

2015: All-Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Honorable Mention … SAA Academic Honor Roll … played in 10 games, earning four starts … nationally ranked in interceptions per game and passes defended … made first collegiate start in 35-34 win over Huntingdon (Sept. 12) … earned a career-high seven tackles at Centre (Oct. 31) … led team in interceptions and was second in the league … finished fifth on team in tackles, third in tackles for loss … set program single-season record for passes defended (12).

 

Pre-BSC:  Three-year letterman at John Carroll Catholic High School in Birmingham, Ala., for coach Tim Sanders... All-Hoover/East Team as a junior and senior... Team Captain as a senior... Football Game Changer award his junior and senior years... also lettered in basketball and track and field... three-year state track and field qualifier in 100- and 200-meter dash... National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta member... graduated ninth in his class... JCHS Scholar-Athlete of the Year in football as a junior and basketball as a senior... Pat Sullivan Award recipient as a senior.

 

Personal:  Born on Jan. 13, 1997... son of Jim and Corinne Byers... has an older brother, Trey... plans to major in biology.

Recent Games
Oct 7 at Hendrix L, 42-24
Oct 14 Sewanee L, 34-13
Oct 21 at Austin W, 31-24
Oct 28 Berry L, 35-18
Nov 4 Millsaps W, 20-17
Nov 11 at Centre L, 42-17
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 50 39
Assists 16 14
Tackles 66.0 53.0
Tackles per game 6.6 6.6
Sacks - -
Sack yards - -
Interceptions 6 5
Returned for touchdown 0 0
Fumble recoveries - -
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 2 at LaGrange W, 29-25 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 Huntingdon L, 45-38 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at Rhodes L, 35-9 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 Trinity (Tex.) L, 26-20 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at Hendrix L, 42-24 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Sewanee L, 34-13 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Austin W, 31-24 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Berry L, 35-18 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 Millsaps W, 20-17 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Centre L, 42-17 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 2 at LaGrange W, 29-25 - - - - - - -
Sep 9 Huntingdon L, 45-38 - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at Rhodes L, 35-9 - - - - - - -
Sep 30 Trinity (Tex.) L, 26-20 - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at Hendrix L, 42-24 - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Sewanee L, 34-13 - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Austin W, 31-24 - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Berry L, 35-18 - - - - - - -
Nov 4 Millsaps W, 20-17 - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Centre L, 42-17 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 2 at LaGrange W, 29-25 - - - - - - -
Sep 9 Huntingdon L, 45-38 - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at Rhodes L, 35-9 - - - - - - -
Sep 30 Trinity (Tex.) L, 26-20 - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at Hendrix L, 42-24 - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Sewanee L, 34-13 - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Austin W, 31-24 - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Berry L, 35-18 - - - - - - -
Nov 4 Millsaps W, 20-17 - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Centre L, 42-17 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 2 at LaGrange W, 29-25 - - - - - 0
Sep 9 Huntingdon L, 45-38 - - - - - 0
Sep 23 at Rhodes L, 35-9 - - - - - 0
Sep 30 Trinity (Tex.) L, 26-20 - - - - - 0
Oct 7 at Hendrix L, 42-24 - - - - - 0
Oct 14 Sewanee L, 34-13 - - - - - 0
Oct 21 at Austin W, 31-24 - - - - - 0
Oct 28 Berry L, 35-18 - - - - - 0
Nov 4 Millsaps W, 20-17 - - - - - 0
Nov 11 at Centre L, 42-17 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 2 at LaGrange W, 29-25 - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 Huntingdon L, 45-38 - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at Rhodes L, 35-9 - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 Trinity (Tex.) L, 26-20 - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at Hendrix L, 42-24 - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Sewanee L, 34-13 - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Austin W, 31-24 - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Berry L, 35-18 - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 Millsaps W, 20-17 - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Centre L, 42-17 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 2 at LaGrange W, 29-25 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 Huntingdon L, 45-38 1 24 24.0 24 0 - - - - -
Sep 23 at Rhodes L, 35-9 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 Trinity (Tex.) L, 26-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at Hendrix L, 42-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Sewanee L, 34-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Austin W, 31-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Berry L, 35-18 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 Millsaps W, 20-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Centre L, 42-17 4 94 23.5 40 0 - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 2 at LaGrange W, 29-25 1 - - - - 0
Sep 9 Huntingdon L, 45-38 1 - - - 24 24
Sep 23 at Rhodes L, 35-9 1 - - - - 0
Sep 30 Trinity (Tex.) L, 26-20 1 - - - - 0
Oct 7 at Hendrix L, 42-24 1 - - - - 0
Oct 14 Sewanee L, 34-13 1 - - - - 0
Oct 21 at Austin W, 31-24 1 - - - - 0
Oct 28 Berry L, 35-18 1 - - - - 0
Nov 4 Millsaps W, 20-17 1 - - - - 0
Nov 11 at Centre L, 42-17 1 - - - 94 94
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 2 at LaGrange W, 29-25 0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0 -
Sep 9 Huntingdon L, 45-38 0 - - 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 23 at Rhodes L, 35-9 0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0 -
Sep 30 Trinity (Tex.) L, 26-20 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 7 at Hendrix L, 42-24 0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0 -
Oct 14 Sewanee L, 34-13 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 21 at Austin W, 31-24 0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0 -
Oct 28 Berry L, 35-18 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 4 Millsaps W, 20-17 0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0 -
Nov 11 at Centre L, 42-17 0 - - 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 2 at LaGrange W, 29-25 4 0 4.0 - - 0 - - - - 1 0 0 2 - -
Sep 9 Huntingdon L, 45-38 7 2 9.0 - - 0.5 1 - - - - - - 2 - -
Sep 23 at Rhodes L, 35-9 2 1 3.0 - - 0 - - - - 1 0 0 1 - -
Sep 30 Trinity (Tex.) L, 26-20 4 3 7.0 - - 0.5 2 - - - - - - 1 - -
Oct 7 at Hendrix L, 42-24 4 2 6.0 - - 0 - - - - 1 0 0 1 - -
Oct 14 Sewanee L, 34-13 3 2 5.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - 3 - -
Oct 21 at Austin W, 31-24 12 2 14.0 - - 1 2 - - - 1 3 0 2 1 -
Oct 28 Berry L, 35-18 5 3 8.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - 1 - -
Nov 4 Millsaps W, 20-17 2 1 3.0 - - 0 - - - - 2 32 0 - - -
Nov 11 at Centre L, 42-17 7 0 7.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2016-17 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2018-19 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 36 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 9 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 7 - - - - - - - -
Total 36 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2015-16 10 - - - - - - -
2016-17 9 - - - - - - -
2017-18 10 - - - - - - -
2018-19 7 - - - - - - -
Total 36 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2015-16 10 - - - - 0 0 - 0
2016-17 9 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - 0
2018-19 7 - - - - - - - 0
Total 36 - - - - 0 0 - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 9 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 7 - - - - - - - -
Total 36 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - 1 15 15.0 0 15
2017-18 5 118 23.6 0 40 - - - - -
2018-19 - - - - - - - - - -
Total 5 118 23.6 0 40 1 15 15.0 0 15
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2015-16 10 - - - - 0 .0
2016-17 9 - - 15 - 15 1.7
2017-18 10 - - - 118 118 11.8
2018-19 7 - - - - 0 .0
Total 36 - - 15 118 133 3.7
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2015-16 6 0.6 - - - - 1 - 0 - 0 0
2016-17 0 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - 0
2017-18 0 0.0 - - 0 - 0 - - - - 0
2018-19 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Total 6 0.2 - - 0 0 1 - 0 - 0 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2015-16 10 30 6 36.0 3.6 1 5 2 9 - - - 4 54 8 -
2016-17 9 41 13 54.0 6.0 - - 0 - - - - - - 3 -
2017-18 10 50 16 66.0 6.6 - - 2 5 - - - 6 35 13 1
2018-19 7 12 3 15.0 2.1 - - 0 - - - - 4 11 - -
Total 36 133 38 171.0 4.8 1 5 4 14 - - - 14 100 24 1
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 10 - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 10 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 3 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 7 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total 5 118 23.6 0 40 - - - - -
Conference 4 94 23.5 0 40 - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 1 24 24.0 0 24 - - - - -
Away 4 94 23.5 0 40 - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses 5 118 23.6 0 40 - - - - -
-
September 1 24 24.0 0 24 - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November 4 94 23.5 0 40 - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 10 - - - 118 118 11.8
Conference 8 - - - 94 94 11.8
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 5 - - - 24 24 4.8
Away 5 - - - 94 94 18.8
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 3 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 7 - - - 118 118 16.9
-
September 4 - - - 24 24 6.0
October 4 - - - - 0 .0
November 2 - - - 94 94 47.0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 - - 0 - 0 - - - - 0
Conference 0 0.0 - - 0 - 0 - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 - - 0 - 0 - - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 - - 0 - 0 - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 - - 0 - 0 - - - - 0
-
September 0 0.0 - - 0 - 0 - - - - 0
October 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 - - 0 - 0 - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 10 50 16 66.0 6.6 - - 2 5 - - - 6 35 13 1
Conference 8 39 14 53.0 6.6 - - 1.5 4 - - - 5 35 9 1
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 21 11 32.0 6.4 - - 1 3 - - - 2 32 7 -
Away 5 29 5 34.0 6.8 - - 1 2 - - - 4 3 6 1
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 18 3 21.0 7.0 - - 1 2 - - - 4 35 4 1
Losses 7 32 13 45.0 6.4 - - 1 3 - - - 2 0 9 -
-
September 4 17 6 23.0 5.8 - - 1 3 - - - 2 0 6 -
October 4 24 9 33.0 8.3 - - 1 2 - - - 2 3 7 1
November 2 9 1 10.0 5.0 - - 0 - - - - 2 32 - -