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57   Matt Heinz
Matt Heinz

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Tallahassee, FL

High School:
North Florida Christian

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 268

Position:
OG

Birthdate:
06/10/1982


At Florida State: Comes back for his junior season after missing all of 2003 with a back injury...starts fall drills listed as the number three tight guard, but could work his way up the depth chart quickly...is one of the more versatile offensive linemen on the Seminoles' roster...played a number of positions during the spring of 2003 including guard, tackle and center along the offensive line. 2003: Missed the entire 2003 campaign after undergoing back surgery.

Freshman Year (2002): Played in the final six games of the season and earned his first career start against Georgia Tech at the tight guard position in place of the injured Montrae Holland...strong in his first career outing at Wake Forest as Holland was injured in the third quarter... blocked well on a field goal and a fourth quarter touchdown which put the Seminoles in a comfortable lead and led to the victory...earned playing time against Wake Forest, Georgia Tech and Florida and had offensive guard duties against North Carolina, NC State andGeorgia.

2001: Redshirted along with most of his signingclass.

High School: Graduated from North Florida Christian in Tallahassee in 2001...a SuperPrep All-America his senior season...a PrepStar All-American and a member of its Top 125 Dream Team...listed on the Florida Times Union Super 75 list...named to Max Emfinger's list of the top 100 prep prospects in the state of Florida...named to the Super Southern 100 by the Atlanta Journal Constitution...helped lead NFC to three consecutive state championships...earned Class 1A all-state first team honors his senior season...played in the CaliFlorida All-Star game following his senior season...selected Florida State over Florida, Auburn, Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee.

Personal: Born June 10, 1982...majoring in political science...brother, Roger, is a quarterback at North Carolina...is one of three NFC graduates on the roster -- defensive back Claudius Osei and linebacker Ernie Sims.

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