Matthew Godin 99
Matthew  Godin

RS Senior

Novi, Mich.

High School:
Detroit Catholic Central

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 294



5th Sr.


294-Pound 'Gentle Giant' Loved by All Except O-Lines

294-Pound 'Gentle Giant' Loved by All Except O-Lines


2012 Michigan Football Roster

2012 Michigan Football Roster



• Tackles: 4 - UNLV, 2015
• Interceptions: 1 - Northwestern, 2014

At Michigan
• Three-year letterman
• Has appeared in 34 career games, making nine starts

Fifth-Year Senior (2016)
• Assisted on one tackle against Hawaii (Sept. 3)
• Tallied five stops vs. UCF (Sept. 10)
• Assisted on two tackles and a TFL against Colorado (Sept. 17)
• Had four-tackle efforts against Penn State (Sept. 24) and Wisconsin (Oct. 1)
• Tallied four tackles and 1.5 TFLs at Rutgers (Oct. 8)

Senior (2015)
• Earned third varsity letter
• Appeared in 11 games, making four starts at defensive line
• at Utah (Sept. 3): Made his first career start at defensive line and tallied a career-best three tackles
• UNLV (Sept. 19): Set new career-high with four tackles
• at Maryland (Oct. 3): Recorded three tackles, 0.5 for loss, and 1.5 sacks
• Northwestern (Oct. 10): Tallied one tackle
• at Indiana (Nov. 14): Contributed two tackles
• at Florida (Jan.1): Made one tackles

Junior (2014)
• Earned second varsity letter
• Appeared in eight games
• Recorded nine tackles, 1.5 TFLs, one sack and one interception
• Maryland (Nov. 22): Posted two tackles, including one sack and 1.5 TFLs
• at Northwestern (Nov. 8): Recorded one tackle, notched first career interception
• Miami (OH) (Sept. 13): Recorded two tackles

Sophomore (2013)
• Earned first varsity letter
• Appeared in seven games as a reserve defensive lineman
• Also contributed on special teams

Freshman (2012)
• Did not see game action
• Redshirted

• Attended Detroit Catholic Central (2012) coached by Tom Mach
• Helped lead team to a 12-2 record and the Michigan Division I state title game as a senior

Key Statistics
• Recorded 70 tackles, including 18 stops for loss and nine sacks as a senior

Honors and Rankings
• Associated Press Michigan all-state first team as a senior
• Named to the 2011 Detroit Free Press Dream Team
• Named to the Detroit News Blue Chip List as a senior

Other Sports
• Was three-year letterman in track and field

• Matthew Godin was born September 30, 1993
• Father, Kevin, brother, Jonathan and sister, Jackie, attended U-M
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in american culture and history


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