Candidate for a starting slot at tight end in just his second season at the position... regarded as one of the most athletic players on the squad... brings good size and mobility to the position... also is the holder on place kicks... originally came to TCU as a quarterback, then switched to wide receiver for the 1999 season.
Had four receptions for 42 yards and a touchdown... lone scoring play came against Navy... had two receptions for 21 yards against Navy... also served as holder for all-conference kicker Chris Kaylakie.
Caught four passes for 26 yards, an average of 6.5 yards per reception... completed a pass for a gain of seven yards... played in 11-of-12 games.
Sat out after transferring from Texas A&M in the summer of 1998.
Redshirted as a true freshman at Texas A&M.
A Prep All-America selection by SuperPrep and PrepStar... rated among the nation's top 20 quarterbacks by the National Recruiting Advisor... three-year starter finished his high school career with 7,657 all purpose yards and 81 touchdowns... as a senior, he passed for 1,134 yards and 13 touchdowns and rushed for 1,568 yards and 19 touchdowns... twice named district offensive Most Valuable Player... as a junior, he rushed eight times for 327 yards and five TDs in a game against La Grange... lettered in baseball, track and basketball.
Matthew Thomas Schobel is the son of Andrew and Donna Schobel of Columbus, Texas... born November 4, 1978... a psychology major... brother, Aaron, was WAC 2000 Defensive Player of the Year, and cousin, Bo is a sophomore defensive end.
Matt Schobel's Statistics
| ||No. ||Yds. ||Avg. ||TD ||Long|
|1999 ||4 ||26 ||6.5 ||0 ||8|
|2000 ||4 ||42 ||10.5 ||1 ||21|
|Totals ||8 ||68 ||8.5 ||1 ||21|