7 Matthew Byers
7 - Matthew Byers
Height: 5-8
Weight: 167
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Pelham, Ala.
High School: John Carroll Catholic HS
Position: DB
gp 7
tk 15.0
sac -
int 4
ffum -

2017: CoSIDA Academic All-District … earned D3football.com team of the week honors … nationally ranked in three categories, including nineth in passes defended and 20th in interceptions … Southern Athletic Association All-Conference Honorable Mention ... led the conference in passes defended … his one blocked kick resulted in a TD … second among DB's in the conference for total tackles … part of defensive that ranked nationally in several categories, including total defense and turnovers gained … BSC Student Athlete of the Week (Oct. 23) … started in all but one of the team’s 10 games … finished second on team in return yards … averaged 23.6 yards per return … finished second on team in solo tackles … fourth in total tackles … led team with six interceptions returned for 35 yards … broke up a team-high 13 passes ...had two tackles for a loss of five yards.

 

2016: Named to SAA 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-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 and chemistry.

Recent Games
Oct 6 Hendrix W, 57-41
Oct 13 at Sewanee W, 13-10
Oct 20 Austin W, 47-35
Oct 27 at Berry L, 26-10
Nov 3 at Millsaps W, 34-17
Nov 10 Centre L, 56-20
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 12 8
Assists 3 2
Tackles 15.0 10.0
Tackles per game 2.1 2.0
Sacks - -
Sack yards - -
Interceptions 4 2
Returned for touchdown 0 0
Fumble recoveries - -
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Aug 30 LaGrange W, 34-28 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Huntingdon W, 41-35 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Rhodes L, 29-10 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Trinity (Tex.) L, 24-17 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Hendrix W, 57-41 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Sewanee W, 13-10 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Austin W, 47-35 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Berry L, 26-10 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Millsaps W, 34-17 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Centre L, 56-20 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Aug 30 LaGrange W, 34-28 - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Huntingdon W, 41-35 - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Rhodes L, 29-10 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Trinity (Tex.) L, 24-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Hendrix W, 57-41 - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Sewanee W, 13-10 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Austin W, 47-35 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Berry L, 26-10 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Millsaps W, 34-17 - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Centre L, 56-20 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Aug 30 LaGrange W, 34-28 - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Huntingdon W, 41-35 - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Rhodes L, 29-10 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Trinity (Tex.) L, 24-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Hendrix W, 57-41 - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Sewanee W, 13-10 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Austin W, 47-35 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Berry L, 26-10 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Millsaps W, 34-17 - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Centre L, 56-20 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Aug 30 LaGrange W, 34-28 - - - - - 0
Sep 8 at Huntingdon W, 41-35 - - - - - 0
Sep 22 Rhodes L, 29-10 - - - - - 0
Sep 29 at Trinity (Tex.) L, 24-17 - - - - - -
Oct 6 Hendrix W, 57-41 - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Sewanee W, 13-10 - - - - - -
Oct 20 Austin W, 47-35 - - - - - 0
Oct 27 at Berry L, 26-10 - - - - - 0
Nov 3 at Millsaps W, 34-17 - - - - - 0
Nov 10 Centre L, 56-20 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Aug 30 LaGrange W, 34-28 - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Huntingdon W, 41-35 - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Rhodes L, 29-10 - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Trinity (Tex.) L, 24-17 - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Hendrix W, 57-41 - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Sewanee W, 13-10 - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Austin W, 47-35 - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Berry L, 26-10 - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Millsaps W, 34-17 - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Centre L, 56-20 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Aug 30 LaGrange W, 34-28 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Huntingdon W, 41-35 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Rhodes L, 29-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Trinity (Tex.) L, 24-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Hendrix W, 57-41 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Sewanee W, 13-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Austin W, 47-35 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Berry L, 26-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Millsaps W, 34-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Centre L, 56-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Aug 30 LaGrange W, 34-28 1 - - - - 0
Sep 8 at Huntingdon W, 41-35 1 - - - - 0
Sep 22 Rhodes L, 29-10 1 - - - - 0
Sep 29 at Trinity (Tex.) L, 24-17 - - - - - -
Oct 6 Hendrix W, 57-41 - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Sewanee W, 13-10 - - - - - -
Oct 20 Austin W, 47-35 1 - - - - 0
Oct 27 at Berry L, 26-10 1 - - - - 0
Nov 3 at Millsaps W, 34-17 1 - - - - 0
Nov 10 Centre L, 56-20 1 - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Aug 30 LaGrange W, 34-28 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 8 at Huntingdon W, 41-35 0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0 -
Sep 22 Rhodes L, 29-10 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 29 at Trinity (Tex.) L, 24-17 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Hendrix W, 57-41 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Sewanee W, 13-10 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Austin W, 47-35 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 27 at Berry L, 26-10 0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0 -
Nov 3 at Millsaps W, 34-17 0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0 -
Nov 10 Centre L, 56-20 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Aug 30 LaGrange W, 34-28 1 0 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Huntingdon W, 41-35 3 1 4.0 - - 0 - - - - 2 0 0 - - -
Sep 22 Rhodes L, 29-10 2 0 2.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Trinity (Tex.) L, 24-17 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Hendrix W, 57-41 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Sewanee W, 13-10 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Austin W, 47-35 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Berry L, 26-10 1 0 1.0 - - 0 - - - - 1 0 0 - - -
Nov 3 at Millsaps W, 34-17 5 1 6.0 - - 0 - - - - 1 11 0 - - -
Nov 10 Centre L, 56-20 0 1 1.0 - - 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 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
August 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
September 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 7 - - - - - - - -
Conference 5 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - -
Away 3 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 4 - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 2 - - - - - - - -
October 2 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 7 - - - - - - -
Conference 5 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 - - - - - - -
Away 3 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 4 - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - - - - - -
September 2 - - - - - - -
October 2 - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 7 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 5 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - 0
Away 3 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 4 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 3 - - - - - - - 0
-
August 1 - - - - - - - 0
September 2 - - - - - - - 0
October 2 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 7 - - - - - - - -
Conference 5 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - -
Away 3 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 4 - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 2 - - - - - - - -
October 2 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
August - - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 7 - - - - 0 .0
Conference 5 - - - - 0 .0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 4 - - - - 0 .0
Away 3 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 4 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 3 - - - - 0 .0
-
August 1 - - - - 0 .0
September 2 - - - - 0 .0
October 2 - - - - 0 .0
November 2 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Conference 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
-
August 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
September 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
October 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 7 12 3 15.0 2.1 - - 0 - - - - 4 11 - -
Conference 5 8 2 10.0 2.0 - - 0 - - - - 2 11 - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 3 1 4.0 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 3 9 2 11.0 3.7 - - 0 - - - - 4 11 - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 4 9 2 11.0 2.8 - - 0 - - - - 3 11 - -
Losses 3 3 1 4.0 1.3 - - 0 - - - - 1 0 - -
-
August 1 1 0 1.0 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
September 2 5 1 6.0 3.0 - - 0 - - - - 2 0 - -
October 2 1 0 1.0 .5 - - 0 - - - - 1 0 - -
November 2 5 2 7.0 3.5 - - 0 - - - - 1 11 - -