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    Matt Carpenter
    Matt Carpenter

    Class:
    RS Junior

    Hometown:
    Dayton, Ohio

    High School:
    Oakwood

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 200

    Position:
    DB



    Matt Carpenter left the football program prior to the start of the 2012 season.

    2011: Did not see action

    High School: Named Most Valuable Offensive Back in Southwestern Buckeye League Conference ... Team captain and MVP of Oakwood in 2010 ... All-Area Offense selection ... Rushed for 1,209 yards and 17 touchdowns on 163 carries (7.42 ypr) as a senior while also throwing for 10 touchdowns on 75-of-135 passing (56 percent) ... Rushed for more than 210 yards in three different games ... On defense, recorded 40 solo tackles, 18 assisted stops and caused three fumbles ... Team advanced to the third round of the 2008 state playoffs ... Also a captain and three-year letterwinner on tennis team ... Four-year honor roll student and member of French Honor Society.

    Personal: Born Matthew Zoller Carpenter ... Son of Lee and Kristin Carpenter ... Father was a swimmer at Illinois, mother played tennis at Arizona State and brother, Andrew, is a junior on the baseball team at Michigan State ... Majoring in radio/television/film.