OTMatt Patchan

Boston College — ACC
  • Height: 6'7"
  • Weight: 300
  • Hometown: Tampa, FL
  • Age: 22

Bio

NOTES: Transferred to Boston College from the University of Florida ... played in 27 games and made eight starts as a Gator.

2013 (SENIOR): Started all 12 games at left tackle ... earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference second-team honors from the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association and the ACC Coaches ... earned ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week honors for the second straight week after he graded out at 86 percent with two knockdown blocks to lead Boston College's offensive line that paved the way for Andre Williams to run for 263 yards and two touchdowns in a 29-26 victory at Maryland .... the Eagles rushed for 100+ yards in 11 games, 200+ yards in six games, 300+ yards in three games and 400+ yards in one game (420 vs. NC State on Nov. 16) ... allowed the team to rush for over 190 yards in each of the last six games ... blocked for Andre Williams against NC State (Nov. 16); Williams' 339 rushing yards marked the most in BC history ... helped Williams become just the 16th running back in FBS history to eclipse 2,000 yards ... pass blocked for Chase Rettig who threw for 285 yards and two touchdowns in the team's 24-14 win over Villanova in the first game of the season (Aug. 31) ... the team averaged 5.5 yards per rush and a 142.83 passing efficiency.

AT FLORIDA: Missed the 2012 season because of injury ... played in 12 games and started each of the last seven games of the regular season at right tackle in 2011... appeared in 11 games on the defensive line as a true freshman in 2008; recorded seven tackles and 1.5 sacks ... played in the first four games on the offensive line as a sophomore before an injury sidelined him for the year ... missed the 2010 season because of injury.

HIGH SCHOOL: USA Today first-team All-American ... selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... first-team Class 4A all-state offensive line selection as a senior ... recorded over 50 pancake blocks and did not allow a sack his junior season en route to Class 4A all-state first-team honors ... also registered 97 tackles (27 for loss), eight sacks, four forced fumbles and four recoveries ... St. Petersburg Times First-Team All-Suncoast selection as a junior ... coached by Sean Callahan.

PERSONAL: Matthew David Patchan IV, born April 2, 1990 ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences ... Matt and his younger brothers Brandon and Scott are the children of Deanne Rachel and David Patchan III; his father was an offensive tackle at the University of Miami from 1983-87 and a third-round draft choice of the Philadelphia Eagles in 1988.