53 - Matt Reidy Position: Rover
Class: Sophomore
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 219 lbs.
High School: Damascus
Hometown: Gaithersburg, Md.
photo Worked a lot at free safety during the spring after spending most of his time in the fall at the rover position ... A smart player with an outstanding work ethic and team-first attitude ... Showed solid improvement in the strength and condition program during the off-season ... Will help provide backup at both safety positions.

2006: Helped out on the scout and jayvee teams ... Made a leaping interception and seven tackles to help Tech secure a jayvee win over Hargrave ... Earned Iron Hokies honors in the weight room during the off-season ... Worked at free safety in the spring.

2005: Worked at the rover postition while redshirting ... Registered a pair of tackles in the first spring scrimmage.

High School: Lettered four times in football at running back/safety for Coach Dan Makosy ... Named to George Michael's Golden 11 as a senior ... A two-time all-state, all-metro, all-county selection ... Named All-County Player of the Year as a junior ... Led his team to a 4A state championship in 2003 and a region championship in 2004 ... Rushed for 1,866 yards and 17 touchdowns as a senior ... Also had 80 tackles, five interceptions and two blocked punts during senior season ... Finished career with over 3,593 yards rushing ... Also lettered twice in baseball and once in basketball.

Personal: Matthew S. Reidy ... Born 1/8/87 in Shady Grove, MD ... Son of Denny and Sue Reidy ... Enrolled in finance.

Tackles G UT AT Tot. Loss Sacks
2007 14 2 4 6 0-0 0-0
2008 12 9 11 20 0.5-1 0-0
Career 26 11 15 26 0.5-1 0-0