27 - Matthew O'Donnell
Matthew O'Donnell
Height: 5-11
Weight: 230
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Tipton, IA
High School: Tipton
Position: LB

Freshman: Gained valuable experience playing for the Junior Varsity team… Secondary School Background: A graduate of Tipton High School where he lettered in football, wrestling, track, and baseball…Two-time football team captain…Three-time team defensive MVP…Des Moines Register Second Team All-State…Iowa Newspaper Association Second Team All-State…Two-time First Team All-District…Three-time Academic All District…Tipton High School career scoring leader and tackle leader with 231 points and 350 tackles…Member of National Honor Society and student council…Senior Class Vice-President…Recipient of the National Council on Youth Leadership Scholarship…Named a National Football Foundation College Hall of Fame Student Athlete…Recipient of the Bernie Saggau, United States Army Reserve National Scholar-Athlete, United States Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete, and Quad City Times Excellence in Leadership awards…Personal: Matthew Martin O’Donnell, born April 15, 1990…Son of Michael and Susan O’Donnell…Has a brother, Chad, and a sister, Elizabeth…Enjoys music, lifting, video games, and reading…Concentrating in Environmental Engineering.