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9 - Cody Matthews
Cody Matthews
Height: 6-2
Weight: 190
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Gallatin, Tenn.
High School: Gallatin
Position: WR
gp 9
yds 331
yds/g 36.8
td 3

A preseason all-OVC selection by College Sports Madness, Cody is the top returning receiver for the Golden Eagles and will be a scoring threat on every snap...runs precise routes and has great hands...after working at free safety in his first season on the Golden Eagle roster, made the move from the defensive secondary to a wide receiver position for the 2011 season...has made six appearances on the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

AT TECH (IN 2012): Cody played in all 11 contests for the Golden Eagles, and moved into a starting role for the last six games...pulled in 28 receptions for 477 yards, ranking second on the squad in both categories...had four touchdown catches....his season-high game and season-long catch came Sept. 29, at Murray State where he had three catches for 119 yards, including a 52-yard touchdown catch...had five catches for 61 yards in overtime victory against UT Martin and reached the end zone twice in that game...had multiple catches in eight games...averaged 17 yards per catch and more than 43 all-purpose yards per game...also ranked second on the team in average yard per catch (17).

(In 2011): Appeared in nine games as a redshirt freshman, picking up 169 yards and three touchdowns on 12 catches...started to shine at the season's end, scoring a touchdown in the final three games of the season and recording his best catch against Austin Peay in Tech's OVC title game on Nov. 19...caught a career-best 61-yard touchdown pass..in the Golden Eagles' FCS playoff game against Central Arkansas, Matthews had five catches for 46 yards and a TD.

(In 2010): Cody was injured during fall camp and redshirted in his first season on the Golden Eagle roster.

HIGH SCHOOL: A two-sport standout at Gallatin High School...lettered three years each on the football and basketball teams...three-year starter on the gridiron for coach Robert Lassiter’s Green Wave...helped the team reach the quarterfinals of the TSSAA playoffs in his senior season...played on both sides of scrimmage as a quarterback and free safety, focusing more on offense in his final two seasons...named all-region as a sophomore defensive back when he produced 72 tackles and one interception....earned all-region honors at quarterback as a junior...recognized on both sides of scrimmage as a senior, earning all Mid-State on defense and all-region on offense...rushed for more than 1,000 yards and passed for more than 1,000 yards in each of his final two seasons.

PERSONAL: The son of Chuck Matthews and Chandra Matthews...full name is Cody James Matthews...birthdate is April 22 1992...majoring in English-professional communication.

Recent Games
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Receptions 22 9
Yards 331 158
Yards per game 36.8 26.3
Yards per catch 15.0 17.6
Touchdowns 3 1
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 1 7 7.0 7 0 - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 3 47 15.7 26 1 - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 1 12 12.0 12 0 - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 9 114 12.7 32 1 - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 1 20 20.0 20 0 - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 7 130 18.6 42 1 - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 1 8 8.0 8 0 - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - 0
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - 0
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 - - - - - 0
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 - - - - - 0
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - - - - 0
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 - - - - - 0
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 - - - - - 0
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 - - - - - 0
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 1 - 47 - - 47
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 1 - 12 - - 12
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 1 7 114 - - 121
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 1 - 20 - - 20
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 1 - - - - 0
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 1 - 130 - - 130
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 1 - 8 - - 8
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 1 - - - - 0
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 1 - - - - 0
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 6 - 1 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 0 - 0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 6 0 1 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 0 - 0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 6 - 1 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 0 - 0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
Total 9 - - - - - - - - -
Conference 6 - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 4 - - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 2 - - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - - -
November 1 - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 9 1 7 0.8 7.0 0 7 - -
Conference 6 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 4 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 1 7 1.4 7.0 0 7 - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 2 1 7 3.5 7.0 0 7 - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 3 1 7 2.3 7.0 0 7 - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 1 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 9 22 2.4 331 36.8 15.0 3 42
Conference 6 9 1.5 158 26.3 17.6 1 42
Exhibition - - - - - - - -

Home 4 11 2.8 197 49.2 17.9 2 42
Away 5 11 2.2 134 26.8 12.2 1 32
Neutral - - - - - - - -

Wins 2 12 6.0 161 80.5 13.4 2 32
Losses 7 10 1.4 170 24.3 17.0 1 42

August 1 3 3.0 47 47.0 15.7 1 26
September 3 11 3.7 146 48.7 13.3 1 32
October 4 8 2.0 138 34.5 17.2 1 42
November 1 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 9 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 6 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0

Home 4 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0

Wins 2 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 7 - - - - - - - 0

August 1 - - - - - - - 0
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 1 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 9 - - - - - - - -
Conference 6 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 4 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 2 - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 1 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 9 7 331 - - 338 37.6
Conference 6 - 158 - - 158 26.3
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -

Home 4 - 197 - - 197 49.2
Away 5 7 134 - - 141 28.2
Neutral - - - - - 0 -

Wins 2 7 161 - - 168 84.0
Losses 7 - 170 - - 170 24.3

August 1 - 47 - - 47 47.0
September 3 7 146 - - 153 51.0
October 4 - 138 - - 138 34.5
November 1 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 18 2.0 0 3 - - - - - - - -
Conference 6 1.0 - 1 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 12 3.0 - 2 - - - - - - - -
Away 6 1.2 0 1 - - - - - - - -
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 12 6.0 0 2 - - - - - - - -
Losses 6 0.9 - 1 - - - - - - - -

August 6 6.0 - 1 - - - - - - - -
September 6 2.0 0 1 - - - - - - - -
October 6 1.5 - 1 - - - - - - - -
November 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 9 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 6 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Home 4 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Wins 2 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 1 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -