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    Carl Matejka
    Carl Matejka

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Houston, Texas

    High School:
    Clear Brook

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 316

    Position:
    OL

    Birthdate:
    10/08/1980



    The 2002 Scouting Report: Team?s third-most experienced offensive linemen behind All-America candidates Austin King and Jeff Roehl ... Slated to start at left tackle, replacing Leon Brockmeier ... Big, strong, physical player who has playing experience at both guard and center.

    2002: Fourth-year junior ... Was slated to start season-opening game at left guard, but suffered a high ankle sprain the Tuesday prior to season-opening game ... Had a solid preseason camp ... Missed the Air Force contest ... Came back to see limited playing time vs. TCU ... Played more against Duke and Navy ... Returned to the starting lineup at Michigan State and played right guard in first five Big Ten games ... Played in a reserve role vs. Indiana, Iowa and Illinois.

    2001: Appeared in all 11 games, making first collegiate start vs. Iowa ... Started in place of Austin King, who was slowed with a sprained ankle.

    2000: Played in nine games at offensive guard.

    1999: Redshirted.

    High School: Named a Houston Chronicle Top 10 Area Offensive Lineman ? First-team all-district his junior and senior seasons ? Offensive Lineman of the Year ??Wolverine Leadership Award ??Academic all-state ? KHOU Scholar Athlete of the Week ? Lettered five times as a prep (3-football, 2-baseball) ? Second-team all-district in baseball ? National Honor Society ? Honor roll four years ? High school coach was Jim Hatfield.

    Personal: Born Carl Emil Matejka on 10/8/80 ? Son of Carl and Diane Matejka ? Industrial engineering major.

    The Matejka File
    Q. Nobody knows that I: played soccer once.
    Q. If I could do it over: I would not have played soccer.
    Q. If I could change one thing about myself: I would have smaller thighs.