Football

NoahMatthews

  • position Outside Linebacker
  • height 6-5
  • Weight 244
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Bridgeville, Del.
  • High school Woodbridge

High School
• A three-star prospect by all the major recruiting sites
• Two-way player who saw action at defensive end and tight end for head coach Marvin Dooley
• Earned first-team All-State, All-District selection and the 2A Defensive Lineman of the Year by the Delaware Interscholastic Football Coaches Association
• Named one of Delaware’s top 44 players and was given a 2021 Delaware Mini Max award by The Maxwell Football Club
• Voted team captain as a senior and totaled 70 tackles, including 43 solo
• Also had 10 sacks and forced eight quarterback hurries
• Led the Blue Raiders to a 12-1 record and a berth in the D1AA Class AA state championship game in 2021
• Also a three-year letter winner as a small forward on the basketball team
• Chose Kentucky over Illinois

Personal
• Born in Seaford, Delaware
• Son of Christel Matthews
• Mom, Christel, threw the discus at Delaware State from 1992-96
• Uncle, Aaron Matthews, played basketball at Villanova and Delaware State
• Major is undecided

Noah Says
• He chose Kentucky because of the culture and the down to earth people
• The one thing most people don’t know about him is that he loves the stock market
• One word to describe him on the field is “relentless”
• Besides football, he’s also good at swimming
• His sports hero is Aaron Donald because he’s not the biggest but he works the hardest and is the most dominant

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