Game 10 - at Louisville - November 23, 2013 - Papa John's Cardinal Stadium - Louisville, Ky.
Played in all 12 games handling field goals, PATs and punts...Ranked second on the team in scoring with 64 points...Finished his career ranked third in Memphis history in scoring by a kicker with 260 points (122 PAT/ 46 FG)...Ranks second in career PATs made (122) and in PATs attempted (129)...Ranks fifth all-time in field goals made with 46 and fourth in field goals attempted with 66...Ranks sixth in career field goal percentage at Memphis (69.7)...Totaled 14 career games of multiple field goals made...Totaled seven career FGs of 40 yards or more...Ranks fifth in school history with 35 consecutive PATs from 2008-09, eighth with 29 consecutive PATs from 2006-07, and 10th with 27-straight PATs from 2007-08...In his first year of handling punts, his average punt distance of 45.5 yards ranks as the highest season average in school history...Placed 26 of his 63 punts inside the 20-yard line and booted 19 for 50 yards or more...His 2,868 yards punting ranks seventh in school history in a single season...Earned third-team Associated Press All-America honors as a punter...Is the first Memphis AP All-American since DeAngelo Williams in 2005...Was one of 10 Ray Guy Semifinalists, an award given to the nation's top punter...Was an ARA Sportsmanship Award Top 10 Finalist...Selected to the CoSIDA Academic All-District Team and the C-USA All-Academic squad...Named the team's Co-Special Teams Player of the Year...Handled the punting duties for the first time in his career in the season opener against Ole Miss...Booted seven punts and averaged 44.1 yards with three punts inside the 20 and a long punt of 57 yards...Missed a 49-yard field goal attempt in the first quarter against the Rebels...Racked up 10 punts against Middle Tennessee, which are the most by a Memphis kicker since Ben Graves had 10 in 2000 against Mississippi State and the most by a Memphis team since it had 10 against UTEP in 2005...Placed five of the 10 punts inside the 20 and had a long punt of 51 yards...Finished with 11 points kicking against UT Martin, marking his highest total since accumulating 13 points against SMU in 2007...Kicked two field goals in the game, a 20 yard kick and a 33 yarder, for his first field goals of the season...Went 5-for-5 on PATs and moved into third all-time in most career PATs attempted at Memphis...Had three punts with two inside the 20...Scored 10 points kicking against Marshall on a three field goals and a PAT...Set a school record for the single game highest punting average with a 53.5 mark on six punts...Five of his six punts were 50 yards or longer, including a career high 65 yarder...Planted three of the kicks inside the 20...Missed two field goals of 42 and 30 yards against UCF...Had five punts against the Knights with an average distance of 49.2 yards...Went 5-for-5 on PATs against UTEP and missed a 40-yard field goal...Had five punts for a 44.2 average with three inside the 20...Kicked three of four field goal attempts against Southern Miss, including a career long 48-yarder...Totaled 10 points kicking against the Golden Eagles and also made three punts for an average distance of 41.7 yards...Went 2-for-2 in field goal attempts against East Carolina, including his second longest successful kick of 45 yards...Had a PAT blocked by the Pirates, snapping a career best PAT consecutive streak at 35...Punted four times with a long punt of 60 yards...Punting average of 51.0 yards in the game ranks sixth in school history...Converted all four PAT attempts against Tennessee and averaged 42.8 yards on four punts...Averaged 49.0 yards on four punts against UAB with two for 50 yards or more and two inside the 20...Also converted all three PAT attempts...Punted seven times against Houston for a 48.1 yard average with three 50+ yard punts and three inside the 20...Also was 2-for-2 on PAT attempts...Scored six points kicking against Tulsa with a 35-yard field goal and 3-for-4 on PAT attempts...Also made five punts and placed three of them inside the 20 with an average distance of 43.2 yards.
Played in nine of 13 games during the 2008 season...Did not play against Arkansas State, UAB, Louisville and East Carolina because of an injury...Led the team in scoring with 55 points...Opened 2008 campaign on the preseason Lou Groza Award Watch List...Registered six points on 3-of-3 PATs and a 39-yard field goal against Ole Miss...The field goal was his longest since kicking a 42 yarder on 11/25/06 against UTEP...Converted 5-of-5 PAT attempts versus Rice...Missed a 39-yard field goal attempt against the Owls...Averaged 62.6 yards on six kickoffs...Booted a career-long 44-yard field goal despite a high snap against Marshall...Had 10 points kicking, finishing 3-for-3 on field goal attempts and 1-for-1 on PATs...Converted a 24-yard FG and had a 32-yard attempt blocked versus Nicholls State...Was a last minute scratch just prior to the Arkansas State game, sitting out the contest with a hip flexor injury...Missed the next three games before returning to the field versus Southern Miss...Totaled six points kicking with a 43-yard field goal and three PATs...Hit his second-longest field goal of his career with 58 seconds left in the third quarter to give the Tigers a 23-17 lead...It was the second time in 2008 that he had kicked a 40+ yard field goal and the fifth of his career...Had a string of 27 consecutive PATs snapped when his third attempt of the game bounced off the upright...Logged seven points kicking on four PATs and one field goal versus Rice...Hit a 24-yard FG with 1:31 left in the third quarter...Went 3-for-3 on PAT attempts and missed a 40-yard field goal in the fourth quarter against UCF...Handled kickoffs for the first time since Sept. 20 against Nicholls State...Booted four kickoffs for an average distance of 44 yards...Posted his second-highest point total of the season with nine on a season-high 6-for-6 PATs and a 22-yard field goal in the Tulane game...Matched a career high with eight kickoffs for a season-long average of 64.6 yards...Hit two PATs in the bowl game and averaged 55.3 yards on three kickoffs against USF.
Twice named the Conference USA Special Teams Player of the Week in 2007...Led the team in scoring with 80 points and averaged 6.2 points per game...Ranked fourth in C-USA in field goals made per game and ninth in scoring by kickers...Finished the season tied for 60th nationally in field goals...Attempted three or more field goals in four games...Hit multiple field goals in five games...Handled kickoffs in the last 10 games of the season and averaged 58.9 yards per kick...Struggled to open the season and missed his first three field goal attempts...Was 5-of-5 on PATs in the second game versus Jacksonville State to tie his career-best mark...Snapped his streak of 29 consecutive PATs dating back to the 2006 East Carolina contest when he missed his first attempt on the road versus UCF...Answered the miss with two successful PATs later in the game and then hit all four attempts the following week versus Arkansas State...Registered his first field goal make of the year when he booted a 32 yarder in the first quarter on the road at ASU...Scored 11 points against Marshall and was 3-for-3 in field goal attempts, with a long kick of 30 yards...All three of his FGs were in the first half...Handled six kickoffs in the win and five of them were dropped inside the 10-yard line...Logged 12 points against Rice on three field goals and three PATs and was named the C-USA Special Teams Player of the Week for his efforts...Hit a pair of FGs for 22 and 24 yards in the second quarter...Converted a key 22 yarder later in the fourth quarter to give Memphis the 31-28 advantage with just over eight minutes left to play...Also logged eight kickoffs for 459 total yards in the win...Did not have a FG attempt against Tulane, but scored four points on PATs...Hit field goals of 37 and 24 yards in the first half against East Carolina...Missed a 32-yard attempt against Southern Miss in the third quarter but converted all three PATs...Set a career high with four field goals (tied for second all-time at Memphis) and 13 points kicking (tied for seventh all-time) against UAB...Booted a 32 yarder in the second quarter and registered a season-long 38-yard field goal in the fourth quarter to mark the first time in his short career that he had logged two 30 yarders in the same game...Also dropped five of his seven kickoffs inside the 5-yard line...Matched his career high with 13 points kicking against SMU, reaching the mark for the second-straight game...Hit the game-winning 32-yard field goal in the third overtime and set a career high with seven PATs (tied for fourth all-time at Memphis)...Named C-USA Special Teams of the Week following the SMU game...Logged two kickoffs and just one PAT in the first quarter of the New Orleans Bowl before leaving the contest with a concussion...Finished the season having hit 15 of his 22 field goal attempts and converting 35 of his 38 PATs...Closed the year ranked eighth all-time in the U of M record book in single-season points (80), fifth in points by a kicker, seventh in PATs made (35) and seventh in field goals made (15).
One of just five Tigers to play as a true freshman in 2006...Earned Freshman All-America recognition by The Sporting News and CollegeFootballNews.com...Landed on the C-USA Media All-Freshman Team following the 2006 season in which he led the Tigers in scoring with 61 points...Did not see action in the first two games against Ole Miss and Chattanooga...Earned the starting role against East Carolina and never relinquished the position...Converted his first collegiate PAT in the first quarter against the Pirates...Hit his second attempt in the second quarter, but missed his only PAT of the year on Memphis' next offensive series...Was perfect the rest of the way, ending the year with 23 consecutive PATs...Was called on to take over kickoffs with injury to Patrick Byrne...Had his first collegiate kickoff to open the second half against Tennessee...First attempt was for 58 yards to the UT 7-yard line...Did not attempt a field goal and had one PAT versus the Vols...Logged 118 yards on two kickoffs...Scored 11 points in back-to-back games versus UAB and Arkansas State...Was 3-of-4 on field goals with a long of 28 against the Blazers...Missed an attempt from 41 yards in the second quarter...Averaged 58.1 yards on seven kickoffs against UAB...Upped his average to 58.7 yards on six kickoffs the next game against ASU...Was flawless with two PATs and three field goals versus the Indians...Equaled his long of 28 yards in the ASU meeting...Missed his only field goal attempt from 40 yards out against Tulsa...Booted three kickoffs for an average of 62.7 yards in the Tulsa meeting...Scored nine points in the Marshall contest with three PATs and a 2-of-2 effort on field goals...Upped his season high with a make of 31 yards versus the Thundering Herd...Booted at least four kickoffs in three of the next four games...Converted three PATs and missed his only field goal attempt from 28 yards out against Southern Miss...Set new career highs in the next three straight games...Hit a 40-yard field goal against UCF and improved that mark with a 41 yarder the next game against Houston...Helped Memphis strike quickly against the Cougars, scoring the first six points of the game off field goals of 22 and 41 yards...Missed a 32-yard attempt in the third and his 40-yard attempt in overtime...Came back strong in the season finale victory at UTEP, scoring eight points and connecting on a 42-yard field goal...Was a perfect 5-of-5 on PATs versus the Miners...Did not kickoff against UTEP with the return of Byrne to the lineup...Finished his rookie season 25-of-26 on PATs and 12-of-17 on field goals...Also averaged 57.1 yards on 37 kickoffs and sailed three of his attempts into the endzone...Streak of 23 consecutive PATs ranks eighth in the Tiger record book...Ranks 10th all-time in single season points with 61...Ended the year ranked sixth in Conference USA in scoring by a kicker...Also ranked fourth in the league in field goals and sixth in field goal percentage...Was one of just two freshmen to be listed in C-USA kicking rankings...Was the only freshman to be listed in the top 10 in all four kicking categories.
Named second-team All-C-USA as a punter in 2009...Earned third-team Associated Press All-America honors as a punter...Is the first Memphis AP All-American since DeAngelo Williams in 2005...Was an honorable mention pick as a kicker for the 2009 All-C-USA squad...Named C-USA Special Teams Player of the Week twice in 2007...Selected to the C-USA Media All-Freshman Team following the 2006 season...Was presented the Rex Dockery Award at the 2007 Blue-Gray Game.
Named to 2009 C-USA All-Academic Team and to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Team...Named to the 2008 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District 4 first team...Earned the Children's Literature Award through the Memphis English Department in May 2009...Was selected as the recipient of the Paul H. Sisco Outstanding Senior Award in Geography at the U of M's Honors Assembly in April 2009...Had a perfect 4.0 GPA for the spring `09 semester...Named to both the Tiger 3.0 Club and the U of M Dean's List for six semesters...Earned the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal in 2007-08 and 2008-09...Listed on the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll in 2007-08 and 2008-09...Was a member of the Tiger Academic 30 in spring 2009 and fall 2007...The award is presented to the top 30 student-athletes in the department each semester.
Lettered three years as a kicker for coach Paul Maynard at Bearden High...Averaged 40.1 yards per punt in 2005...Was successful on 22 of his 23 PATs...Booted 85 percent of his kickoffs into the end zone...Named to the All Prep-Extra first team...Also named first team All-Region and All-Knoxville...Selected as a member of the all-state team by the Tennessee Football Coaches Association...As a junior, punted 49 times for a 40.5 yard average...Converted 12-of-14 PATs while sending 11 of his 17 kickoffs into the end zone...Advanced to the final round at the Chris Sailer National Kicking Competition in Las Vegas...Named to the Chris Sailer Top Twelve list following his performance...Was the third kicker from BHS to earn a Division I scholarship, joining Dustin and Britton Colquitt (Tennessee)...Was a member of the Key Club and National Honor Society...Earned a 4.1 grade-point average.
Matthew Harrison Reagan is the son of Rick and Lisa Reagan...Born August 28, 1987, in Knoxville, Tenn....Is related to former Lady Vol basketball standout Kellie (Jolly) Harper, who is the head women's basketball coach at NC State...Worked an internship with the National Weather Service in summer `09.