Position: Offensive Line
Height /Weight: 6-6 / 310
Hometown: Herndon, Va.
High School: Thomas Jefferson HS
Major: Computer Engineering
At Delaware: Fourth-year member of the team as a walk-on • valuable backup who will add depth to a young and inexperienced offensive front • projected as No. 3 offensive tackle and offensive guard entering pre-season drills • tallest member of the team at 6-fee, 6-inches.
2011 Season: Earned first letter in third year on the squad • appeared in just one game as a sophomore, seeing action in second half of win over Delaware State for first career game played • served as team's No. 3 tackles behind Erle Ladson and Brandon Heath • team went 7-4 under head coach K.C. Keeler.
2010 Season: Did not see game action as a backup tackle •team went 12-3 and advanced to the FCS national title game under 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.