30 Matt McCann
Matt  McCann


Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
Keystone Oaks

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 215




Don Cherry Named CAA Football Student-Athlete of the Year

20 Wildcats Earn A Spot On The League's All-Academic Team


Eleven Wildcats Named to CAA Academic All-Conference Team


Villanova Downs No. 9 JMU, 35-20

Kevin Monangai Surpasses The 1,000 Yard Rushing Mark


Livers' Punt Return For Touchdown Punctuates Win as Wildcats Roll Over Georgia State, 49-24

Poppy Livers is first Villanova player in 32 years to return a punt for a touchdown


Villanova vs. Connecticut

Villanova opened the 2015 season at FBS member Connecticut on September 3, 2015.


Football vs. Morgan State

Villanova defeated Morgan State, 48-28, in its annual Homecoming Weekend game on October 25, 2014.


Villanova vs. William & Mary

Villanova faced William & Mary at Zable Stadium in a road CAA contest on October 18, 2014.


Villanova vs. James Madison

Villanova hosted James Madison during Parents' Weekend on campus on September 20, 2014.


Villanova Football: 2014 Defense and Kicking Game

Meet the key players for the Wildcats on defense and in the kicking game heading into the 2014 season.

Villanova: Has a good feel for the game ... Possesses good tackling skills ... Will bring experience to the Villanova secondary ... Expected to start at strong safety.

2014: Started all 14 games and had 54 total tackles, nine tackles for loss and one interception ... Made seven solo tackles, a tackle for loss and a pass breakup at Syracuse ... Recorded one solo stop versus Fordham ... Posted five solo tackles and a tackle for loss versus James Madison ... Registered two solo tackles at Penn ... Totaled three tackles at Maine ... Had one solo stop versus Rhode Island ... Recorded six total tackles and a tackle for loss at William & Mary ... Credited with four tackles, a tackle for loss and an interception that was returned 27 yards versus Morgan State ... Recorded seven total tackles at Richmond ... Tallied four tackles and a tackle for loss against Towson ... Posted four total stops and a tackle for loss versus Albany ... Registered two solo stops at Delaware ... Recorded three solo tackles and a tackle for loss versus Liberty in the NCAA playoffs ... Had five tackles and a tackle for loss against Sam Houston State in the NCAA quarterfinals.

2013: Missed seven games due to injury ... Saw time in four games, including Boston College, James Madison, Rhode Island and Delaware ... Had seven total tackles ... Registered five tackles in the season opener at Boston College ... Made one assisted stop at James Madison ... Tallied a solo tackle at Rhode Island.

2012: Earned a spot on the CAA All-Academic Team ... Started all 12 games and tallied 44 tackles (29 solo), 1.5 tackles for loss, three pass break-ups and an interception ... Registered four solo tackles against Temple ... Posted two solo stops versus Fordham ... Credited with two solo tackles against Rhode Island ... Totaled three solo tackles and two assisted stops at Penn ... Recorded three tackles and a pass break-up at Maine ... Made three tackles versus Richmond ... Had two tackles at Old Dominion ... Tallied six tackles and his first career interception that was returned 17 yards at Georgia State ... Recorded three tackles versus Towson ... Registered four tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and half a sack against JMU ... Tied a career-high with six tackles at Delaware ... Posted two solo tackles and two assisted tackles versus Stony Brook in the first round of the NCAA playoffs.

2011: Redshirted.

Keystone Oaks High School: First team All-State ... Pittsburgh Post Gazette Fab 22 ... Pittsburgh Tribune Review Terrific 25 ... Made a school record 465 tackles during his career.

Personal: Born 2/13/92 in Pittsburgh, Pa. ... One of three sons of Randy and Sandy McCann ... Father played football at Virginia Tech ... One of his brothers, Luke, played football at Wooster ... Majoring in Communication.


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