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Matt Coffee

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  • Fullback
  • Fort Walton Beach, FL (Fort Walton Beach)
  • Ht: 5-11 | Wt: 228
  • 2009 - 2013
  • South Carolina Gamecocks

  • Year: Junior

As a Recruit: Coffee was recruited from Fort Walton Beach (Fort Walton Beach, FL) class of 2009. He committed to South Carolina on 7/1/2008. He was recruited by Shane Beamer .

Timeline

  • Apr 12

    News

    4/12/2012: Matt Coffee will take a medical hardship, stay on scholarship, but will not play football again.

  • Sep 10

    Injury

    9/10/2011: Suffered a season-ending knee injury in South Carolina's 45-42 win at Georgia

  • Jan 16

    O. Visit

    1/16/2009: Matt Coffee officially visits South Carolina

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Bio

COLLEGE: Sophomore fullback who is slated to compete with Dalton Wilson for the starting nod in 2011... has been a solid special teams performer... was healthy in the spring which allowed him to take more reps and help his play become more consistent. 2010: Enrolled in January 2010 after originally signing in the spring of 2009... delayed enrollment to rehab a knee injury suffered during high school... played in all 14 games on special teams... regular member of the kickoff return unit. HIGH SCHOOL: Played on both sides of the ball for head coach Mike Owens at Fort Walton Beach (Fla.) High, graduating in 2009... suffered a season-ending knee injury in the second game of his senior season... junior season was limited to the last five games due to illness. PERSONAL: Matthew C. Coffee is interested in the criminal justice program at South Carolina... brother, Glen, played at Alabama and was a third-round pick by the 49ers in the 2009 NFL Draft.

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  • S Secondary
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  • P Primary (Inactive)
  • S Secondary (Inactive)
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