Bison to Hold First Scrimmage of Spring on Friday
All-Patriot League Selection Evan Byers Named Team MVP
Oyekoya Also Named to Academic All-Patriot League Team
19 Bison Seniors to be Honored During Senior Day Ceremonies Prior to 1 p.m. Kickoff
Bison Post Season-Low 168 Yards of Total Offense
2012 (Sophomore): First Team All-Patriot League selection ... led Patriot League with six interceptions ... tied for second nationally in interceptions per game (.55) ... tied for seventh on Bison single-season interceptions list ... one of just three Bison in the last 12 years with six interceptions ... 158 interceptions return yards rank second on Bison single-season list ... eighth on team with 44 tackles ... one of four defensive players to start all 11 games ... 1.5 tackles for loss and two pass breakups ... season-high eight tackles at Holy Cross and Georgetown ... registered at least one interception in four straight games, and five of six, at one point ... first career multi-interception (2) game at Lehigh ... earned team's Clarke Hinkle Award as the outstanding defensive back or linebacker ... posted nine tackles in 2013 spring game.
2011 (Freshman): Entered preseason camp as a running back, but was moved to defensive back ... appeared in all 11 games on defensive side of ball ... made one start ... part of starting unit vs. Harvard in place of Ryan Morgan ... made season-high four tackles in that contest vs. the Crimson ... also recovered two fumbles in that game ... totaled 16 tackles on the season ... five multi-tackle contests ... returned three kicks for 58 yards, including season-best 24-yard return at Harvard.
North Allegheny High School: Three-time football letterwinner ... also earned two letters in baseball ... football team captain ... two-time all-conference selection at DB ... helped team to state title ... member of all-state team.
Personal: Matthew John Steinbeck ... born Oct. 14, 1992 in Pittsburgh, Pa. ... son of Robert and Stephanie Steinbeck ... has two brothers, Michael and David ... father played football at Pittsburgh ... mother was member of swimming team at Pittsburgh ... majoring in psychology.