University of Miami Athletics

Matt Lee






295 lbs.


Fifth-Year Redshirt Junior


Oviedo, Fla.

High School


Previous School






Matt Lee - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2023 All-ACC, Second Team

2023 (Fifth-Year Redshirt Junior): Named to preseason watch list for Rimington Trophy honoring nation’s top center entering year…Served as one of top performers on offensive line, earning All-ACC second-team honors…Played key role on line that was named to midseason honor roll for Joe Moore Award, honoring nation’s top unit…Started all 12 games at center with Hurricanes… Started in season opener against Miami (Ohio) (Sept. 1) and helped lead Hurricanes to 493 yards of total offense, including 243 rushing yards…Made start in win against Texas A&M (Sept. 9), leading Hurricanes to 451-yard explosion against talented Aggies defense…Helped pave way to 589 yards of offense against Bethune-Cookman (Sept .14) with start…Started at Temple (Sept. 23) where Hurricanes had season-high 323 rushing yards…Made starts against both Georgia Tech (Oct. 7) and at North Carolina (Oct. 14)…Started against Clemson (Oct. 21), where Hurricanes totaled 211 yards of rushing offense against one of nation’s top defensive units and won in 2OT…Started against Virginia (Oct. 28)…Started in back-to-back road games at NC State (Nov. 4) and at Florida State (Nov. 11)…Paved way for 489 yards of offense in start against Louisville (Nov. 18), which entered game ranked among top defensive units…Led Hurricanes to 532 yards of offense against Boston College (Nov. 24) in regular season finale, most yards gained by Miami against ACC competition all season…Selected in seventh round of 2024 NFL Draft by Cincinnati Bengals (No. 237).

Before Miami: Spent first four seasons of career at UCF…Rated as third-highest center nationally by Pro Football Focus in 2022…Earned 90.6 pass-blocking grade and 80.6 run-blocking grade in final season with Knights…Three-year starter for UCF and was all-AAC as a freshman in 2020 and a sophomore in 2021…Redshirted 2019 season.

High School:  Three-star prospect out of Hagerty High School…Helped lead team to district championship and first round of state playoffs in final season…Ranked as No. 84 offensive guard in nation by ESPN.