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Matthew Relei Athlete Profile

#39 Matthew Relei

Matthew Relei
Position: Linebacker Height: 6-1 Weight: 227 Roster Years: 2009 | 2013 Hometown: Sonora, CA Mission: Antofagasta, Chile Last School: Sonora High School


  • Son of Pat and Debbie 
  • Recruited by Oregon, Yale, Harvard, Utah State and Cal Poly 
  • Also lettered in basketball 
  • Eagle scout 
  • Served in the Chile Antofagasta Mission
  • Majoring in business management with a minor in economics

Before BYU

  • Played at Sonora High School for coach Robert Cendro 
  • All-district linebacker
  • Valley Oak League Defensive MVP 
  • CIF Scholar Athlete  
  • Team captain
  • VOL Utility Player of the Year 
  • Three-time VOL scholar athlete

2009 | Redshirt Year

  • Valuable member of the scout team

2013 | Freshman Year

  • Recorded two tackles and .5 tackles for loss against Idaho State
  • Saw action in three games