University of Miami Athletics

Matt Harper


Offensive Line




253 lbs.




Kansas City, Mo.

High School

Park Hill South HS

AT MIAMI: Non-scholarship player who has impressed coaches with his work ethic and ability.


HIGH SCHOOL: Park Hill South… played offensive tackle throughout his prep career… helped lead his team to a district title, a 10-3 record and a third-place finish in the state playoffs as a senior… an integral part of the building of the Park Hill South program from non-playing status his sophomore year into a football power in two years… started every game of his junior and senior seasons… credited with 14 “pancake” blocks as a senior… lettered two years in tennis, earning All-Conference honors twice and named his team’s Player of the Year twice… Honor Roll student all four years… graduated with a 3.9 grade-point average… member of the National Honor Society… earned an academic scholarship to UM… coached by Greg Jones.


PERSONAL: Son of Jim and Karen Harper.