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Matt McCann

Player Profile
RS Junior

Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
Keystone Oaks

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 210




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


Season in Review: Football

Villanova finished 8-4 (6-2) in 2012


Villanova vs. Rhode Island

Villanova defeated Rhode Island, 31-10, in its CAA opener on September 15, 2012.


Villanova vs. Towson

Villanova hosted Towson in its Homecoming game on October 27, 2012.


Villanova Football vs. Temple (Aug. 31, 2012)

Villanova played Temple in the fourth annual Mayor's Cup game on August 31, 2012 at Lincoln Financial Field.

VILLANOVA: Has the ability to be a playmaker for the Villanova defense ... Possesses a good feel for the game ... Slated as the starter at strong safety.

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.


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