May 9, 2006
Matha impresses camp observers
Linemen dominated the Nike Camp at State College this past weekend. There were approximately 150 college coaches in attendance and much of their focus was centered on several linemen that were going through their drills. Among the coaches in attendance were Pitt offensive line coach Paul Dunn and Pitt defensive line coach Greg Gattuso. One of the linemen that was hard to miss was big Dan Matha (6-7, 310) from Erie McDowell. Matha carries his weight well and could easily carry another 20 pounds without missing a beat.
Matha had suffered an ankle injury earlier in his career and still wears a visible wrap on the injured ankle.
Matha currently holds schools scholarship offers from Pitt, West Virginia and Maryland. Other schools are sure to follow as we move deeper into the evaluation period.
Matha plans to visit Virginia and Iowa soon after already paying visits to Pitt, West Virginia and Notre Dame earlier this spring.
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