Matt Meyers
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Matt Meyers

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Plainfield, Ill.

High School:
North

Last College:
Iowa

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 225

Position:
FB

Experience:
2L

02/12/2014

Redbird Football Program Sets Team GPA Record

The mark bested the team's previous high GPA of 2.717 set during the Spring 2013 semester.

09/11/2013

Redbirds and Panthers Meet In 2013 Mid-America Classic

The game will mark the 102nd in the series between ISU and EIU.

08/29/2013

Ball State Rallies, Defeats Illinois State, 51-28, in Season Opener

Redbirds led 21-9 in second quarter, but the Cardinals rallied in second half for the win.

08/28/2013

Redbirds Set to Open 2013 Season at Ball State on ESPN3

The game will be the 17th in the series between the two schools.

10/02/2013

Illinois State vs. Western Illinois

Saturday, Oct. 5 at Hancock Stadium for 2013 Homecoming

2013: Played in all 11 games as a backup fullback ... also played special teams for the Redbirds, finishing with four tackles ... finished the season with two catches for 14 yards ... turned first career reception into a five-yard touchdown in the season opener at Ball State ... also hauled in a nine-yard grab at Missouri State.

2012: Played in 12 games, with one start at fullback ... was the primary backup at fullback and also played special teams for the Redbirds ... recorded four tackles on the season ... also returned one kickoff for 15 yards.

2011 at Iowa: Started two games at fullback, but had no statistics ... at fullback in 34-7 opening win over Tennessee Tech, but had no statistics ... started at fullback in 45-17 win over Louisiana-Monroe, but had no statistics as offense gained 453 yards total offense ... participated in the Insight Bowl loss to Oklahoma, but had no statistics.

2010 at Iowa: Redshirted ... given the Team Leader Award ... moved to fullback during spring 2011.

Plainfield North HS: Earned three letters in football as linebacker and fullback for head coach Tim Kane ... named honorable mention all-state as a senior ... also selected first-team all-conference and all-area . . . helped football team reach the state playoffs in final season ... team captain as a senior ... ... recorded 117 tackles as a senior and 104 tackles as a junior ... was first-team all-conference and third-team all-area as a junior. . . also three-year letterman in wrestling and participated in track.

Personal: Born June 2, 1992 . . . son of Joan and Duane Meyers ... history major . . . Honor Roll student as a prep.