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Matt Simonette
Matt Simonette

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Bellaire

High School:
Bellaire

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 310

Position:
OL

Experience:
2L


04/12/2015

Taylor Named Owls MVP

Hill, Jackson and Taylor join Baker and Simonette as captains

12/24/2014

OWLoha! Rice Defeats Fresno State in Hawai'i Bowl 30-6

Jackson Throws Three TDs To Earn Team MVP Honors

12/09/2014

13 Owls Honored by C-USA Coaches

2014 All C-USA Team

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

12/24/2014

2014 Hawai'i Bowl

Rice defeated Fresno State 30-6 in the 2014 Hawai'i Bowl

12/18/2014

2014 Senior Walkoff

The Rice football seniors were carried off the field after their last practice at Rice Stadium on December 18

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.

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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