Position: Offensive Line
Height /Weight: 6-6 / 305
Hometown: Herndon, Va.
High School: Thomas Jefferson HS
Major: Computer Engineering
At Delaware: Third-year member of the team as a walk-on…expected to add depth to the offensive line and gain more experience at the tackle position…enters season projected as No. 3 right tackle behind first-year starter Brandon Heath and Erle Ladson…one of the tallest players on the team at 6-6.
2010 Season: Did not see game action as a backup tackle...team went 12-3 and advanced to the FCS national title game under head coach K.C. Keeler.
2009 Season: Did not see game action in first season with UD to retain freshman eligibility…team went 6-5 for Keeler.
High School: Competed in football, wrestling, and rowing at Thomas Jefferson High School...played offensive and defensive line in football for head coach Timothy Ruogel...named to Northern Virginia Athletic Honor Roll...earned Liberty District honorable mention honors at offensive tackle and defensive end as a senior...rowing team won state title in 2006...heavyweight in wrestling...won district title, was second at regionals, and competed at the state championships as a senior...National Honor Society student...Latin Honor Society.
Personal: Matthew Scott "Matt" Becker...born April 5, 1991 in Seattle, Wash....son of Dennis and Karen Becker...computer engineering major at Delaware with a minor in computer science...took part in a software engineering internship with Verisign in Dulles, Va. during the summer of 2010…enjoys computer programming and developing websites in spare time...oldest of three children...father attended the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and competed in rowing...mother is a photographer...late uncle, John Spahr, played quarterback at Delaware in 1982-83…Spahr was a highly-decorated fighter pilot who was killed in Iraq in 2005.