Position: Tight End
Height /Weight: 6-4 / 230
Hometown: Lake Worth, Fla.
High School: Park Vista HS
Major: University Studies
At Delaware: First-year member of the squad and one of two tight ends in the freshman recruiting class...will battle to take over No. 2 spot behind veteran and returning All-CAA performer Colin Naugle...hails from same area that produced Delaware’s Matt Marcorelle and current defensive tackle Irv Titre.
High School: Played tight end at Park Vista High School...began his career at Summit Christian High School before playing his final season at Park Vista...led Park Vista with eight catches for 112 yards and three touchdowns in a run-oriented offense...was team Most Valuable Player...team went 7-3 in 2010...participated in the Palm Beach County-Treasure Coast All-Star Game....rated as the No. 57 best recruit and the No. 4 tight end in the Palm Beach area...also played baseball while at Summitt Christian where he was a three-year starting centerfielder...Spanish Honor Society...was a district champion in weightlifting and advanced to state...also recruited by Central Florida, Duke, Fordham, Wake Forest, and West Virginia for football.
Personal: Matthew Daniel "Matt" Rodriguez...born June 30, 1993...son of Donia Rodriguez...one of three children...mother is a construction manager and a graduate of New York University...enjoys going to the beach, fishing, and scuba diving...plays the saxophone.
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