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Matt Linscott
38   Matt Linscott

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Tulsa, Okla.

High School:
Jenks

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 212

Position:
Safety

Experience:
1L


08/22/2013

INSIDE TULSA FOOTBALL: THE SAFETIES

Senior Demarco Nelson leads safety position

04/11/2013

Conference USA Announces Commissioner's Honor Roll

Hurricane has 198 student-athletes honored

Tulsa - A returning letterwinner . . . 2013 - Played in 11 games . . . saw most of his playing time on special teams . . . totaled seven tackles . . . had two tackles against both Iowa State and Louisiana Tech . . . 2012 - Was one of several true freshmen to sit out the 2012 season due to red-shirt status . . . Overall - Came to Tulsa as a preferred walk-on athlete . . . adds depth to the safety position . . . a very coachable and intelligent player . . . has become a more physical player . . . a good tackler . . . has an ability to make plays . . . has improved his speed . . . selected as a C-USA Academic Medalist in each of his first two years.

High School -- Was a three-year letterwinner and two-year starter at Jenks High School . . . played strong safety . . . helped lead his teams to a three-year record of 36-5 and made two state championship game appearances . . . was credited with 81 tackles, 10 pass break-ups and four interceptions as a senior . . . earned second-team all-metro and honorable mention all-state accolades by the Tulsa World . . . earned all-District 6A-3 honors his senior season . . . was an OCA all-state honorable mention selection . . . totaled 79 tackles, 17 pass break-ups, four interceptions and two fumble recoveries as a junior . . . high school coach was Allan Trimble.

Personal -- Favorite movie is Hercules . . . his favorite movie is Remember the Titans . . . his favorite NFL player is Peyton Manning, while his favorite NFL team is the Green Bay Packers . . . favorite book is Harry Potter . . . his favorite NFL player is retired safety John Lynch . . . the most famous person that he has met is President George W. Bush . . . a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes . . . his two brothers attended TU . . . parents are Mike and Lynda Linscott . . . majoring in accounting . . . born February 16, 1994 in Plano, Texas.