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Matthew Romar
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Matthew Romar 1600837
Position: Defensive Tackle
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 287
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: Port Arthur, Texas
High School: Memorial HS
Season GP-GS UT AT Total TFL Sacks INT FF FR PBU
2014 12-0 4 6 10 1.0-6 1.0-6 0 0 0 0
2015 12-12 14 9 23 1.5-9 1.0-8 0 0 0 0
Career 24-12 18 15 33 2.5-15 2.0-14 0 0 0 0

2015
Played in and started 12 games at defensive tackle (did not play at Kansas State due to injury) ... recorded three tackles against TCU (11/21) ... produced two tackles, including a sack, at Baylor (11/14) ... posted four tackles against Iowa State (11/7) ... assisted on a tackle at Kansas (10/31) ... had one tackle against Texas Tech (10/24) ... set career high with seven tackles against Texas (10/10) ... made two tackles, including 0.5 tackles for loss, against Tulsa (9/19) ... recorded two tackles at Tennessee (9/12) ... made the first start of his career at defensive tackle against Akron (9/5), assisting on one tackle

2014
Played in 12 of 13 games, missing the Russell Athletic Bowl against Clemson (12/29) due to injury ... assisted on a tackle against Oklahoma State (12/6) ... had one tackle against Kansas (11/22) ... made one tackle against Baylor (11/8) ... assisted on a tackle at Iowa State (11/1) ... set season high with three tackles against Texas (10/11) ... had one solo tackle at TCU (10/4) ... recorded the first two tackles of his career, including the first sack, against Tennessee (9/13) ... made Sooners debut against Louisiana Tech (8/30)

2013
Redshirted

High School
Three-star recruit by Scout.com, Rivals.com, 247sports.com and ESPN.com ... Had 100 tackles, 13 TFLs, 10.0 sacks, an INT and a forced fumble as a senior ... Had 12 carries for 55 yards with eight TDs ... Defensive MVP for District 21-5A ... No. 44 DT (247sports.com) ... No. 48 DT (Rivals.com) ... No. 50 DT (ESPN.com) ... No. 90 DT (Scout.com) ... No. 91 player in Texas (ESPN.com) ... No. 91 player in Texas (247sports.com) ... Offered by Baylor, Iowa St., Kansas, Missouri and Texas Tech.

The Wrap-up
Son of George and Ether Romar ... hails from Port Arthur, Texas, the home of OU All-America running back Joe “Silver Shoes” Washington … cites current Kansas City Chiefs’ Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles as his favorite current NFL player, who also prepped at Memorial High School in Port Arthur ... majoring in criminology.

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