Fifth-year walk-on wide receiver who has continued to show improvement during his tenure at TCU... should be a contributor on special teams... could push for playing time at wide receiver.
2002: Earned a letter as a special teams player... appeared in all 12 games... made three tackles.
2001: Served as a squadman... saw action on special teams in the Louisville game, his first college game.
2000: Served as a squadman.
1999: Redshirted as a walk-on freshman.
High School: Lettered in football, basketball and track at Amphitheatre High in Tucson, Arizona... coached by Vern Friedli... team captain as a senior... caught four passes in his final campaign.
Personal: Matthew Christopher Wingate is the son of Jim and Sue Ann Wingate... born November 12, 1980... majoring in radio-tv-film ... is a member of the Army ROTC.