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79   Matthew Van Halanger
Matthew Van Halanger

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Athens, Ga.

High School:
Prince Avenue Christian

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 259

Position:
OT


11/18/2013

Navy Travels to the West Coast for Matchup Against San Jose State

Bowl-bound Navy is looking for its first win over the Spartans in what will be the third meeting.

11/11/2013

Navy and South Alabama to Clash Saturday on Senior Day

The Mids and Jaguars are meeting for the first time on the gridiron.

11/20/2013

2013 Navy vs. South Alabama Football Game

2013 Navy vs. South Alabama Football Game

• At Navy: Enters the fall third on the depth chart at right tackle ... had a solid spring camp ... has been a hard worker for three years on the field and in the weight room. • 2012: Saw action against Central Michigan and East Carolina.

• 2011: Did not see any varsity action

• 2010: Did not see any varsity action.

• High School / Personal: A 2009 graduate of Prince Avenue Christian School, Van Halanger attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2009-10 academic year ... a two-sport athlete who earned three letters in baseball and four in football ... a two-time all-county and all-city lineman who was named the team's offensive MVP in 2006 ... father, Dave, was an Honorable Mention All-American (1975) at offensive tackle and a two-time All-East selection at West Virginia under Bobby Bowden ... he was co-captain of the 1975 West Virginia Peach Bowl team and went on to play professionally with the Atlanta Falcons ... a veteran strength & conditioning professional, he was the Director of Strength & Conditioning at the University of Georgia for 10 years and is currently the Director of Player Welfare for the Bulldogs ... uncle, Peter Luipen, played baseball at NC State from 1972-76 ... son of Dave and Michele Van Halanger ... majoring in oceanography ... has gotten over a 3.0 grade point average in each of the last two semesters.

10/25/14 San Jose State 1:00 PM
11/01/14 vs Notre Dame 8:00 PM
11/15/14 Georgia Southern 3:30 PM
11/28/14 at South Alabama TBA
12/13/14 vs Army 3:00 PM