Matt Summers-Gavin
Matt Summers-Gavin

Player Profile
San Francisco, CA

High School:
St. Ignatius HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 300





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Video: 2010 Spring Interview | Career Photo Gallery

Features: Game Program Feature 2012 | Campbell Trophy

AFTER CAL: Participated in Cal's 2013 Pro Day and the 2013 San Francisco 49ers Local Pro Day.

CAL CAREER (Career Stats): Played in 39 games with 32 starts at either right (20) or left (12) tackle over the last four seasons of his five campaigns with the program from 2008-12 ... did not record any stats other than participation ... a four-time Pac-10/12 All-Academic selection, earning a first-team selection as a senior after second-team honors as a freshman and junior, while being an honorable mention choice in his sophomore season ... deferred his enrollment until January of 2008 although he signed his National Letter of Intent in February of 2007 and still has one year of eligibility remaining.

2012 (Game-By-Game Stats): Limited to seven games (all starts) due to injury, making all of his starts at right tackle protecting the back side of left handed starting quarterback Zach Maynard ... started the team's season opener vs. Nevada and six in a row starting with the Arizona State game before missing the final two ... a national semifinalist for honors the prestigious Campbell Trophy also known as the "Academic Heisman" awarded by the National Football Foundation and a candidate for the NFF's National Scholar-Athlete Awards ... a first-team Pac-12 All-Academic choice ... picked up the Bob Tessier Award as the team's Most Improved Lineman on offense ... also a preseason All-American and Lowe's Senior Class Award candidate ... started the campaign on the watch list for the Outland Trophy given to college football's top interior lineman on either side of the ball ... earned first-team preseason All-Pac-12 honors from Phil Steele and Blue Ribbon, while being named to the second team by Athlon and third team according to Lindy's ... the No. 19 draft-eligible tackle according to Phil Steele.

2011 (Game-By-Game Stats): Started all 13 of the team's games at right tackle protecting the back side of left handed starting quarterback Zach Maynard ... a third-team All-Pac-12 selection by Phil Steele, while the league's coaches gave him honorable mention all-conference honors ... a second-team Pac-12 All-Academic choice ... honored with the team's Andy Smith Award for the player with the most `Big C' time on offense (most snaps) ... totaled 10 pancakes, 19 knockdowns and 17 cut blocks.

2010 (Game-By-Game Stats): Played in 11 games and started the final four contests at left guard after coming off the bench during each of the previous seven games ... missed most of training camp and the season opener after being injured during the first workout of camp ... earned honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic recognition ... selected as a preseason second-team All-Pac-10 member by Phil Steele, while also ranking as Steele's No. 34 draft-eligible guard.

2009 (Game-By-Game Stats): Named a second-team Freshman All-American by Rivals while earning a third-team Freshman All-American nod from Phil Steele ... started at left guard in each of the eight games he played in, with Cal posting a 7-1 record in those contests ... received the team's Bob Simmons Award as the Most Valuable Freshman on offense ... earned second-team Pac-10 All-Academic recognition.

2008: Redshirted ... did not play.

ST. IGNATIUS HS: Earned a spot in the prestigious U.S. Army All-American Bowl as a 2006 senior ... a SuperPrep All-American choice ... top 100 prospect nationally according to Prepstar and an All-Far West team member of SuperPrep ... rated as the No. 17 offensive guard in the nation according to Scout ... rated as the No. 11 offensive tackle in the country and the No. 20 player overall in California by Rivals ... listed on the Long Beach Press-Telegram's Best in the West team, garnered Cal-Hi Sports first-team All-State honors and was named the West Catholic Athletic League Offensive Lineman of the Year in his senior season, while also earning first-team accolades from the San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News and NorCalPreps ... helped his club's offense average nearly 300 yards per game as a senior on its way to a 9-2-1 overall record and the school's first WCAL regular season title since 1967 ... a two-time All-WCAL first-team pick as he also earned the honor as a 2005 junior.

PERSONAL: Full name is Matthew James Summers-Gavin ... born November 26, 1988 ... parents are Robert Gavin and Sally Summers ... graduated from Cal in December of 2012 with a bachelor's degree in political science

LAST UPDATED: April 22, 2013

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