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University of Miami Athletics

Matt Perrelli






225 lbs.




Jupiter, Fla.

High School

Jupiter HS

Walk-on who has played an integral part as the team’s holder two out of the last three seasons and will handle the same duties in 2009 … Has been kicker Matt Bosher’s holder since high school … Earned a degree in marketing and management last spring.


2008 (SENIOR): Played in all 13 games as the holder for placekicks.


2007 (JUNIOR): Walk-on who practiced on the scout team.


2006 (SOPHOMORE): Played in all 13 games as the holder for placekicks … Saw action at quarterback against Florida A&M, when he directed one scoring drive (threw one pass for three yards in that game and scored a one-yard touchdown on his only carry) … Received the team’s Albert Bentley Award as the top walk-onplayer.


2005 (FRESHMAN): Walk-on who practiced on the scout team.


HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterman and two-year starter … As a senior in 2004, completed 64 of 98 passes for 1,250 yards and 12 touchdowns … Team reached the second round of the Class 4-A playoffs … Selected first-team All-District and second-team All-Area and All-County … Finalist for the academic Heisman Award and received a scholarship from the National Football Foundation … Coached by Charlie Persson.

2006 totals: 13 games, 0 starts
2008 totals: 13 games, 0 starts
Totals: 26 games, 0 starts


STATISTICS: 1 completion in 1 pass attempt for 3 yards; 1 rush for 1 yard and 1 touchdown in 2006