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Matt Peterson Athlete Profile

#90 Matt Peterson

Position: Defensive Line Height: 6-5 Weight: 249 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2009-2010 Hometown: Bluffdale, UT Last School: Riverton High School


  • Born in Provo, Utah
  • Son of Greg and Hollie
  • Married to wife Mallory
  • Served an LDS mission to Apia, Samoa
  • Speaks Samoan
  • Majoring in tax accounting
  • Three siblings
  • Eagle Scout

Before BYU

  • Attended Riverton High School where he played for Mike Miller
  • Led the defensive line in tackles and sacks
  • First-team all-region
  • Led the state in tackles for a defensive lineman in 2005
  • Also lettered in basketball
  • Was on the honor roll every semester

2010 | Freshman Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a freshman
  • Saw action in four games
  • Had two tackles, including one TFL on the year
  • Had one tackle vs. Colorado State and a TFL in the New Mexico Bowl against UTEP