All-ACC honorable mention.
Tallied seven tackles, including two tackles for a loss (12 yards) and one sack (9 yards) against Georgia Tech (Sept. 3)...Recorded eight total tackles against Massachusetts (Sept. 10), including one sack and 2.5 tackles for a loss...Notched eight tackles at Virginia Tech (Sept. 17), including five solo stops... Blocked third career punt against Buffalo (Oct. 1)...Recorded five tackles against Clemson (Oct. 5)...Recorded his fifth sack of the season while tacking on seven tackles in the win at NC State (Oct. 29)... Tallied seven tackles against Louisville (Nov. 5) while tying his season high in TFLs with 2.5... Recorded his first career interception against Connecticut (Nov. 19), returning the pick 19 yards for a touchdown.
Played in all 12 games, starting 11 at strong side linebacker ... selected to the Pro Football Focus honorable mention All-America team ... earned a place on the Coaches and Phil Steele All-ACC Third Teams and claimed ACSMA All-ACC Honorable Mention honors ... totaled 60 tackles, tied for fifth most on the team, including 48 solo stops ... led the team with 6.5 sacks (45 yards lost) and 17.5 tackles for a loss (81 yards) ... had three pass break-ups, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery ... added two blocked kicks ... his 17.5 TFLs were tied for 21st nationally, while his 81 TFL yards were tied for 25th nationally ... ranked 18th nationally with 1.46 TFL per game and was tied for seventh nationally in blocked kicks (2) ... in ACC rankings, he was tied for sixth with 17.5 TLFs ... had a career-high two sacks vs. Maine (Sept. 5), part of his four-tackle afternoon ... blocked BC's first punt since 2013 in the victory against Howard (Sept. 12) ... added another blocked punt against Northern Illinois (Sept. 26), and added four tackles with 1.5 TFLs ... set a career-high nine tackles, including a career-high three for a loss, and a sack in loss at Duke (Oct. 3) ... recorded his first-career forced fumble - on the Demon Deacon's 11-yard line with less than one minute to play - and added four tackles against Wake Forest (Oct. 10) ... tallied seven tackles, including 1.5 tackles for a loss (12 yards) with a sack, at No. 5/6 Clemson (Oct. 17) ... collected five tackles and combined for 1.5 sacks at Louisville (Oct. 24) ... matched his career high with nine tackles - including six solo stops - with two TFLs (including a sack) against Virginia Tech (Oct. 31) ... collected five solo tackles, including two TLFs, plus a forced fumble, a fumble recovery of 13 yards and a pass breakup against No. 5/4 Notre Dame (Nov. 21) ... made four solo stops and broke up a pass in season finale at Syracuse (Nov. 28).
Saw action in 12 games ... registered 18 tackles, including 15 solo tackles, and three tackles for a loss of 19 yards ... played in 293 plays, including 200 on special teams ... member of the BC defense that ranked second in the nation, allowing just 94.5 rushing yards per game ... registered a career-high five tackles, including four solo stops and first career sack for a loss of three yards, in the win against No. 9 Southern California (Sept. 13) ... tallied two tackles (one solo) and recovered a fumble at Virginia Tech (Nov. 1) ... recorded four solo tackles, including one for a loss of a yard, against Louisville (Nov. 8) ... notched a tackle for a 15-yard loss at Florida State (Nov. 22) ... made four unassisted tackles and recovered a fumble against Penn State in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl (Dec. 27).
Appeared in 13 games as a true freshman ... finished the season with five tackles, including four solo tackles ... notched two tackles against NC State (Nov. 16) ... made collegiate debut in the team's season-opening home win over Villanova (Aug. 31).
EarnedOrlando SentinelandBrighthouse Sports NetworkCentral Florida Defensive Player of the Year honors as a senior ... earned 8A all-state first-team honors ... earned All-Metro Conference honors and Florida Athletic Coaches Association District 10 (Orange, Osceola counties) All-District honors in 2012 ... served as team captain ... registered 100 tackles, including 18 tackles for loss and three sacks as a senior ... earned 8A all-state third-team honors as a junior ... played for head coach Rodney Wells.
Matthew Vincent Milano ... enrolled as a applied psychology and human development major in the Lynch School of Education ... recipient of the Westerman Family Flynn Fund Scholar-Athlete ... Matt and his siblings, Gina and Michael, are the children of Janet and Mike Milano.