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9 Kentory Matthews

Class: R-Senior Position: RB Height: 5-8 Weight: 180 Previous School: Tallwood HS (Blinn) Hometown: Virginia Beach, Va.

2017 (R-Jr.):
• Saw playing time in 10 of Liberty's 11 games
• Rushed for 226 yards on 31 carries on the year, averaging 7.3 yards per attempt and scoring two touchdowns
• Had two receptions for four yards during Liberty's season-opening win at Baylor
• Received his first career start against Morehead State, finishing the game with 13 carries for 103 yards and two touchdowns
• Five carries for 50 yards against St. Francis (Pa.)
• Five carries for 66 yards against Presbyterian
• Named to the Big South Presidential Honor Roll

Previous School:
• Transferred to Liberty from Blinn College in Brenham, Texas
• Two-year player for the Buccaneers
• Finished his freshman season playing in three games, recording seven carries for 78 yards
• Played in nine games as a sophomore, finishing the season with 630 rushing yards and five touchdowns

Prep:
• Graduate of Tallwood High School in Virginia Beach, Va.
• Three-time All-Beach running back and kick returner
• Holds the Tallwood High School record after rushing for 1,400 yards as a senior
• Honor roll member as a senior

Personal:
• Son of Latanya Walker and Addison Matthews
• Interdisciplinary studies major
• Birthday is July 29