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Matt Summers-Gavin
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Matt Summers-Gavin 1260560
Position: Offensive Lineman
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 300
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
High School: St. Ignatius HS
Experience: 3 Letters

Video: 2010 Spring Interview | Career Photo Gallery

Features: Game Program Feature 2012 | Campbell Trophy

CAL CAREER (Career Stats): Has played in 32 games with 25 starts at either right (13) or left (12) tackle over the last three seasons during his four campaigns with the program from 2008-11 ... his 25 starts are the most among Cal's active players, one ahead of the 24 starts recorded by fellow senior Brian Schwenke ... has not recorded any stats other than participation ... a three-time Pac-10/12 All-Academic selection, earning second-team honors as a freshman and junior, while being an honorable mention choice in his sophomore season ... deferred his enrollment until January of 2008 although he signed his National Letter of Intent in February of 2007 and still has one year of eligibility remaining.

2012 (Game-By-Game Stats): A national honors, All-American, Campbell Trophy and Lowe's Senior Class Award candidate ... on the watch list for the Outland Trophy given to college football's top interior lineman on either side of the ball ... earned first-team preseason All-Pac-12 honors from Phil Steele and Blue Ribbon, while being named to the second team by Athlon and third team by Lindy's ... the No. 19 draft-eligible tackle according to Phil Steele ... listed as the team's starting right tackle on the post-spring depth chart.

2011 (Game-By-Game Stats): Started all 13 of the team's games at right tackle protecting the back side of left handed starting quarterback Zach Maynard ... a third-team All-Pac-12 selection by Phil Steele, while the league's coaches gave him honorable mention all-conference honors ... a second-team Pac-12 All-Academic choice ... honored with the team's Andy Smith Award for the player with the most `Big C' time on offense (most snaps) ... totaled 10 pancakes, 19 knockdowns and 17 cut blocks.

2010 (Game-By-Game Stats): Played in 11 games and started the final four contests at left guard after coming off the bench during each of the previous seven games ... missed most of training camp and the season opener after being injured during the first workout of camp ... earned honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic recognition ... selected as a preseason second-team All-Pac-10 member by Phil Steele, while also ranking as his No. 34 draft-eligible guard.

2009 (Game-By-Game Stats): Named a second-team Freshman All-American by Rivals while earning a third-team Freshman All-American nod from Phil Steele ... started at left guard in each of the eight games he played in, with Cal posting a 7-1 record in those contests ... received the team's Bob Simmons Award as the Most Valuable Freshman on offense ... earned second-team Pac-10 All-Academic recognition.

2008: Redshirted ... did not play.

2007: Originally signed with Cal in 2007, but an injury suffered during the summer of 2007 delayed his enrollment until January of 2008.

ST. IGNATIUS HS: Earned a spot in the prestigious U.S. Army All-American Bowl as a 2006 senior ... a SuperPrep All-American choice ... top 100 prospect nationally according to Prepstar and an All-Far West team member of SuperPrep ... ranked as the No. 17 offensive guard in the nation according to Scout ... rated as the No. 11 offensive tackle in the country and the No. 20 player overall in California by Rivals ... listed on the Long Beach Press-Telegram's Best in the West team, garnered Cal-Hi Sports first-team All-State honors and was named the West Catholic Athletic League Offensive Lineman of the Year in his senior season, while also earning first-team accolades from the San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News and NorCalPreps ... helped his club's offense average nearly 300 yards per game as a senior on its way to a 9-2-1 overall record and the school's first WCAL regular season title since 1967 ... a two-time All-WCAL first-team pick as he also earned the honor as a 2005 junior.

PERSONAL: Full name is Matthew James Summers-Gavin ... born November 26, 1988 ... parents are Robert Gavin and Sally Summers ... major is political science.

LAST UPDATED: July 26, 2012

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