49 Matt Carlson
49 Matt Carlson
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 230
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Loveland, Ohio
High School: Loveland
Position: DE

Coaching staff expects him to have a breakout season in 2010 … Converted linebacker possesses outstanding strength and is a physical player … 2009: Saw regular snaps at defensive end early on and was a consistent part of the special teams’ coverage units throughout the season … Totaled 14 tackles, five coming on kickoffs … Career-high five stops came at Ohio Wesleyan (Sept. 19) … 2008:  One of the team’s top special teams players and the No. 2 strong-side linebacker while playing all 10 games  en route to first varsity letter … Tallied up 18 tackles, 15 coming on kickoff coverage … Posted a career-high five stops against Washington-St. Louis (Oct. 18), including three as a linebacker … 2007: Appeared in five of the last six varsity games and was credited with 11 tackles, including a season-high four at Earlham (Nov. 3) … Prior to Wooster: Picked up honorable mention on the all-city team as a senior at Loveland High School as well as second-team all-Fort Ancient Valley Conference accolades … Lettered three times in baseball with the Tigers and once in track … Personal: Born Feb. 28, 1989 … Son of John and Kim Carlson … Majoring in history.