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56 Matt Gahm
Matt  Gahm

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Dallas, Texas

High School:
Highland Park HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 225

Position:
LB


AT VIRGINIA
2017
Has appeared in six of UVA’s 12 games ... one of 17 UVA true freshmen to play ... has seen all his time on special teams ... made collegiate debut against William & Mary ... made first career tackle against UConn ... also made a stop at Boise State.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played linebacker at Highland Park High School for head coach Randy Allen … helped the Scots go 14-2 to win the 2016 5A D1 state championship … first-team all-district and an honorable mention all-state honoree by the Dallas Morning News … recorded 109 tackles, six sacks and two interceptions as a senior in 2016 … also caused five fumbles in 2016 … returned one interception for a touchdown … blocked two punts, one of which was recovered for a touchdown … honorable mention 5A all-state by the Texas Associated Press Sports Editors … named 2015 District 10-6A Defensive Newcomer of the Year … father, Brad, played football at Oklahoma State … rated a three-star recruit by ESPN.com, Rivals.com, 247Sports.com and Scout.com.
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