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60  Matt Simonette
Matt Simonette

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Bellaire

High School:
Bellaire

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 310

Position:
OL

Experience:
2L


11/12/2014

Simonette Nominated for Burlsworth Trophy

Top walk-on player

10/17/2014

Reue Named to Phil Steele's C-USA Midseason Team

Simonette and Nordstrom second team

08/25/2014

Baker and Simonette Named Captains

Additional captains to be selected at the end of season

03/20/2014

Edmondson on the 2014 Rice Offense

Larry Edmondson takes a look at the Owls' offense

04/11/2013

215 Rice Athletes Named To C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

Rice Ranks Third In C-USA

11/21/2014

Rice UTEP Photo Gallery

Rice hosted UTEP at Rice Stadium on November 21

11/19/2014

2014 Senior Night Salute

In advance of their final game at Rice Stadium on Friday, we salute our 19 seniors.

11/08/2014

Rice Football vs UTSA

Photos from the Rice Owls' 17-7 C-USA victory over UTSA on Nov. 8, 2014.

10/04/2014

Football vs. Hawai'i

Rice 28, Hawai'i 14 Oct. 4, 2014

09/02/2014

Rice-Notre Dame

Rice opened the 2014 season on the road at Notre Dame.

Rice
Former walk-on whose hard work has translated into a scholarship, a starting spot at center and the honor of being selected one of two captains by his teammates at the start of the year... Missed the spring while continuing his recuperation from an in-season injury but was cleared for camp and is listed as the starter at center... Three-time member of C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2014
Made his first career start in the opener at Notre Dame and named to Phil Steele's All C-USA midseason second team... Candidate for the Burlsworth Trophy, which is presented to the top walk-on in the the country.

2013
Saw considerable action in the first three games before suffering an arm injury that ended his season.

2012
Walk-on who worked his way into a role on special teams and saw action in nine games during the year.

2011
Reserve.

2010
Redshirted in his first year.

Bellaire High School
All-District 20-5A selection at Bellaire High for coach Trey Herrmann... Three-year starter for the Cardinal... Named the BHS Outstanding Offensive/Defensive Lineman as a senior... Set a school record with a 385 pound bench press as a senior... Also competed in power lifting and track.

Personal
Matthew Edward Simonette... Born: Nov. 30, 1991 in Santa Clara, Calif. ... Son of Rebecca Simonette... brother Nate graduated from Rice in 2011 with a degree in History ... Sport Management major... Rice College: Lovett.

 Member of Lovett College
Lovett College

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