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Jake Matthews

School

Texas A&M

Position
Offensive Tackle
Major
University Studies & Business

Classroom

Matthews currently has over a 3.0 grade point in University Studies with a concentration in business and a minor in communication and sports management through the Mays Business School. He is scheduled to graduate in December.

Character

Matthews is one of the team leaders and a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Community

Matthews has volunteered numerous times at Twin City Mission in Bryan, Texas. He has served meals, worked around the property and helped build a playground on the site for young children. He also takes part in Aggie Athletes Involved (AAI) a community service group of student-athletes who speak to various schools about the importance of an education and striving to do your best in everything.

Competition

Matthews is a 2012 First-team All-America offensive tackle as selected by the Football Writers Association of America as well as a first-team All-SEC offensive lineman. He is projected to be a first-round NFL draft pick in 2014 and has made 33 consecutive starts on the offensive line entering the 2013 season.