83 Matt McCareins
83 - Matt McCareins
Height: 6-4
Weight: 185
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Evanston, Ill.
High School: St. Ignatius College Prep
Position: WR

2015: Had career-high five catches for 49 yards vs. Birmingham-Southern ... Hauled in first career touchdown at No. 19 Centre (9/19) ... National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society ... Academic all-UAA.

2014: Worked way onto the two- deep at wide receiver ... Saw action in nine games with eight catches for 77 yards ... Had two catches for eight yards and a TD vs. Hendrix (10/11) ... Academic all-UAA. 

2013: Missed the entire season with an injury … Academic all-UAA.

2012: Played on the junior varsity.

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterwinner in baseball and two-year letterwinner in football at St. Ignatius College Prep … Football team captain … Led team to first state playoff appearance … Set single-season receiving records in receptions (61), yards (933) and TDs (11) … All-conference and Co-offensive Player of the Year in the Catholic league … IHSA Honorable-Mention Academic All-State Team … Illinois State Scholar … National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Majoring in economics with a minor in finance … Son of Mark and Kathy McCareins … Cousin Justin McCareins played wide receiver in the NFL for eight years with the Tennessee Titans and the New York Jets (2001-08).