12 - Matt Taber
Matt Taber
Birth Date: 04/20/1983
Height: 5-9
Weight: 160
Year: Graduate Student
Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.
High School: Warren Central
Position: Placekicker
Seasons at Butler: 4th season
2003: Played in 10 games...finished second on the team in scoring...kicked a 24-yard field goal in Butler's win over St. Joseph's...connected on his final 12 PAT attempts...one of two Butler football players named to the Butler 4.00 Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll...picked to the PFL Academic Honor Roll and the Butler Athletic Director's Honor Roll...2002: Saw action in eight games as Butler's placekicker...finished second on the team in scoring...ranked seventh in the PFL in field goals...hit seven of seven extra point kick attempts in Butler's victory at Valparaiso...kicked a pair of field goals, including a career-long 32-yarder, in Butler's win over Drake...scored a career-high 10 points against both Valparaiso and Drake...connected on final 13 PAT attempts...named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll and the Butler Athletic Director's Honor Roll...2001: Played in all three Butler junior varsity games...Personal: Graduate student...earned a degree in secondary education...born 4/20/83...son of Jim and Cyndy Taber...High School: Competed in football and soccer at the same time at Warren Central High School...helped high school football team to a sectional championship in 2000...Academic All-State...four-year Scholar-Athlete...High School Coach: Dave Shelbourne/Kevin Wright.