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Matt  Weller

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RS Senior

Twinsburg, Ohio

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 203



Confidence Guides Yazdani

Local product has gone from walk on to becoming one of the best kickers in the country


#Solich10for10: No. 8 - Ohio at Bowling Green - 2011

Ohio's come-from-behind win at Bowling Green in 2011 checks in at No. 9 on the #Solich10for10 countdown


Yazdani Named to the 2014 Groza Watch List

Bobcat kicker connected on 14-of-15 field goals in 2013


Ohio Football Spring Practice - Day Eight Recap

Bobcat kickers Josiah Yazdini and Matt Green chat with reporters following practice


Ohio Football Holds NFL Pro Day

'Cats welcome back 14 departed seniors to showcase their skills

Matt Weller Photo Gallery

Three-time All-MAC honoree
2012 Phil Steele Midseason All-Conference Third Team
2012 Lou Groza Award - Watch List
2012 College Football Performance Awards Specialist Trophy Trophy - Watch List
2012 MAC Special Teams Player of the Year
12-time MAC East Player of the Week

2012: Earned Second Team All-MAC honors for the second straight year... Finished the year by connecting on 23-of-31 field goals and was a perfect 49-of-49 on extra points... Was a perfect 3-for-3 in extra points in the Bobcats' season-opener at Penn State... Also connected on a 22-yard field goal which gave the `Cats their first points of the game... Connected on 3-of-4 field goals against New Mexico State and recorded three touchbacks on kickoffs... Was a perfect 2-for-2 on field goal attempts and 3-for-3 on extra points at Marshall... He also collected a pair of touchbacks against the Herd... Went 3-for-6 in field goals against Norfolk State, connecting from 49 and 40 yards out... He also averaged 61.0 yards per kickoff and tallied five touchbacks... Was 3-of-4 on field goals and a perfect 4-for-4 on extra points at Massachusetts... On kickoffs he tallied a pair of touchbacks, posting a kickoff average of 62.8 yards per kick against the Minutemen... Drilled one field goal from 45 yards out and tallied three touchbacks against Buffalo... Connected on a pair of field goals and tallied five touchbacks versus Akron... Was a perfected 2-for-2 on field goals and extra points in a 23-20 setback at Miami... Hit a 25-yard field goal and tallied five touchbacks... Had four kickoffs against Bowling Green, posting an average of 61.0 yards per kick... Connected on a pair of field goals at Kent State to close out the regular season en route to earning his 12 MAC Special Teams Player of the Week honor... Drilled his lone field goal attempt from 38 yards out in the 2012 Independence Bowl... He was also a perfect 6-for-6 in extra points in the Bobcats' second straight bowl win.

2011: Set 11 school records during his junior campaign (six single season and five career marks)... Named MAC Special Teams Player of the Year, All-MAC Second Team, Phil Steele All-MAC First Team and collegesportsmadness.com All-MAC First Team... Was named MAC East Special Teams Player of the Week on five separate occasions... Selected to the Academic All-MAC Team for his efforts in the classroom... His 123 points were the most points scored in a single season... Connected on 48-of-49 extra points and was 25-of-34 in field goals made... Missed only one field under 40 yards or less... Was a perfect 3-for-3 on field goals against Marshall (Sept. 17), at Buffalo (Oct. 8) and at Akron (Oct. 22)... Connected on a school-record five field goals, including the game-winner at Bowling Green (Nov. 16) which handed Ohio the MAC East crown.

2010: Played in all 13 games for the Bobcats ... Finished the season making 11 out of 14 field goal attempts and 40 of 44 extra points accounting for 73 points for Ohio in 2010 ... Season-long field goal was 51 yards at Kent State on Nov. 26 ... Made two field goals against the Golden Flashes ... Went two for two on field goal attempts against Toledo on Sept. 11, long of 49, and Wofford on Sept. 4, long of 37 ... Had one field goal from 48 yards at Marshall on Sept. 25 ... Made one field goal at Eastern Michigan where he also succeeded in going three for four on extra point attempts ... Had one field goal against Akron on Oct. 16, against Louisiana on Oct. 30 and at Temple on Nov. 16 ... Had his season-high seven extra points against BGSU on Oct. 9 ... Made five extra points against Akron ... Put four extra points through the uprights on three occasions; at Miami on Oct. 23, against Buffalo on Nov. 4 and at Temple ... Scored three points in PAT attempts against the Troy Trojans on Dec. 18, Wofford and Louisiana ... Made both extra point attempts at Marshall ... Had one extra point at Ohio State on Sept. 18 and against Toledo.

2009: Had a monster freshman campaign by capturing Freshman All-America honors from Phil Steele and CollegeFootballNews.com... Named First-Team All-MAC...Booted 21 field goals, which set a new individual and team school record, while equaling the mark nationally for freshmen.

2008: Redshirted.

Prior to Ohio: Named Northwest Ohio Conference Kicker of the Year, First-Team All-District, Second-Team All-State Division I as a senior...Named Akron Touchdown Club All-Star and Kohl's National Scholarship Camp where he finished in the top 15 of all kicker/punters and was ranked fourth in kickoffs...Averaged 43.2 yards per punt as a senior and 40.1 yards over the course of his career...Went 5-7 on field goal attempts with a long of 45 yards...Booted 92 percent of his kickoffs inside the five yard line...Earned All-Conference honorable mention honors as a junior...Named All-Academic Student-Athlete in 2007.

Personal: Son of Don and Jane Weller... Born March 26, 1990... Has two siblings Ryan and Jessica... His sister Jessica attended Syracuse University... Lists the Cleveland Browns as his favorite professional sports team... Majoring in Industrial Technology.