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Matt Groff
Matt Groff

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Myers, FL

High School:
Lehigh High School

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 173

Position:
Kicker/Punter

Birthdate:
03/28/1978


1999: Batted .367 in 64 games for the Tulane baseball team that finished 48-17 and won the C-USA Tournament ... Center fielder hit four home runs, drove in 37 runs and stole 20 bases in 25 attempts ... Named all-tournament at both the Conference USA Tournament and the NCAA Regional at Auburn, Ala.

1998: Sat out the season after transferring from Kent.

1997: Served as Kent's first-team punter ... Punted 54 times for a 41.8 yard average ... Had a long punt of 58 yards ... Two punts were blocked ... Did not attempt a placement.

1996: Played in all 11 games for Kent ... Connected on 4-of-6 field goal attempts and 24-of-28 PATs ... Had a long field goal of 43 yards ... Tied school record with six PATs against both Nevada and Central Michigan ... Punted for times for a 35.3 average and a long of 40.

HIGH SCHOOL: Lehigh High School, Fort Myers, Fla. ... Named to the All-Lee County Conference secont team as a senior ... Won the 1995 Florida High School Kicking and Punting Championship ... Conncected on 6-of-7 field goals his senior year ... Averaged 39.0 yards per punt as a senior ... Earned two letters each in football, baseball and basketball ... Coached by Larry Gary.

PERSONAL: Matthew Jonathon Groff ... Born Mar. 28, 1978 in Hollywood, Fla. ... Son of Lisa and Mike Groff ... Majoring in media arts.