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    Matt Micucci
    Matt Micucci
    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Lake Zurich, Ill.

    High School:
    Stevenson

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 185

    Position:
    P/PK



    2013: Did not see action.

    2012: Redshirted his freshman season.

    High School: Earned starting roles as punter, kicker and quarterback for 2011 season at Stevenson, leading the Patriots to a 9-3 record and a second straight appearance in IHSA Class 8A quarterfinals ... Threw for 1,600 yards with 12 TD passes and two rushing scores ... Led his team to a 24-22 upset of nationally ranked and three-time state champion Maine South in second round of 8A playoffs, completing 20-of-32 passes for 252 yards and two touchdowns while kicking one field goal ... Stevenson had fallen to Maine South in state playoffs in six of previous 10 years ... Converted all 50 of his PAT attempts as a junior, including the game-winner in 24-23 victory vs. state 7A runner-up Lake Zurich ... ESPN Chicago All-Area, Chicago Tribune Honorable Mention All-State and Pioneer Press All-Lakeshore First Team honoree in 2010 ... National Honor Society member and Illinois State Scholar.

    Personal: Born Matthew Paul Micucci ... Son of Dan and Susan Micucci ... Participated in numerous community outreach initiatives, including organizing two "Kicks Against Cancer" events to raise over $10000 for American Cancer Society and taking a 10-day Mission Trip to Los Angeles to contribute to soup kitchens and Habitat for Humanity ... Attended same high school as New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan and tennis star Andrea Jaeger ... Majoring in mechanical engineering.