Northwestern spends six days in Evanston before heading north to Kenosha
2014: Redshirt freshman ... Appeared in the final four games of the season (debuting vs. Michigan), primarily as an option threat at QB ... Credited with nine rushes for 13 yards gained but finished with one net yard for the season ... Scored on a one-yard touchdown run on NU's first drive of the game in the upset of No. 15 Notre Dame on Nov. 15 ... Completed 2-of-4 pass attempts ... Named NU's Practice Player of the Week following NIU game ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2013: Redshirted his freshman season ... Named NU's Offensive Practice Player of the Week following the Maine game.
High School: Ranked the No. 7 overall prospect in Illinois and the eleventh-best dual-threat QB recruit in the country by Rivals.com ... Ranked as a four-star recruit and the No. 22 quarterback nationally by Scout.com ... Won 2010 Class 8A Illinois State Championship as a sophomore ... Three-time CSL Conference Champions ... Compiled 33-4 record in 3 years playing varsity ... Earned letters in football, basketball, and track ... Compiled 9,750 career passing yards, 85 passing TD's, 2,040 career rushing yards, 43 rushing TD's, 128 total TD's, and had a 65.3% completion percentage ... Earned 2010 All-State Honors from Chicago Tribune ... Three-time CSL All-Conference and All-Area ... Two-time conference Player of the Year on offense ... Named 2012 Offensive Player of the Year in Illinois ... Listed on 2012 All-State Team by Chicago Tribuneand Illinois Coaches Association ... Competed in Semper Fi All-American Game ... Named to 2010 and 2012 Academic All-State Team ... Earned 2012 Scholar Athlete Award in CSL ... Dean's List student all four years.
Personal: Born Matthew James Alviti ... Son of Jim and Rose Alviti ... Major is undeclared.