Matt Lea
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Matt Lea

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Fresno, CA

High School:
Central HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 210

Position:
DB

Experience:
RS

04/12/2013

Team Scarlet Downs Team Gray In Showcase

2013 spring practice draws to a close with annual on-campus football festival.

UNLV: A hard-hitting defender who was listed No. 2 at the strongside linebacker spot after spring practice ... Last name is pronounced "Lee."

2013: Redshirted season.

2012: Grayshirted season after signing with the program in February ... One of 10 recruits from California to sign with UNLV in 2012 ... Played both defensive back and outside linebacker in high school.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2012 graduate of Central HS under coach Casey Quinn ... A three-year letterwinner, he helped the Grizzlies to an 8-3 record his senior year and 7-3 as both a sophomore and junior ... Earned All-Tri-River Athletic Conference honors all three seasons on the field ... Named Second Team All-Bee from the Fresno Bee as a senior.

PERSONAL: Matt Kevin Lea was born Sept. 23, 1993, in Fresno, CA ... The son of Kim and Kevin Lea ... Has two older sisters, Jenny and Shanda and one brother, Justin ... His cousin, Cliff Harris, played defensive back at Oregon and in the NFL for the New York Jets ... Majoring in criminal justice.

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