2018 NFL Draft

Matt McCants, OT

School: UAB  |  Conference: C-USA
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Mobile, AL
Height/Weight: 6-6 / 308 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
Career Notes
Finished UAB career in 2011 as one of the Blazers' top offensive performers in school history Thrust into early action as a true freshman in 2007 ... came back on offensive line in 2009 after sitting out 2008 season for academic reasons ... started 42 games during career ... a two-time, first-team All-Conference USA player ... also tabbed to preseason Rotary Lombardi Watch List in July.
2011 Season
Concluded his UAB career with 11 starts in 12 games (missed UCF game due to illness) ... was regarded among the top offensive linemen in Conference USA ... earned first-team all-conference recognition by league's head coaches, as well as by Phil Steele's College Football Preview and College Football News ... for the second year in a row, UAB is among the Conference USA and NCAA upper tier in fewest sacks allowed.
2010 Season
First-team All-Conference USA selection who started all 12 games for the Blazers.
2009 Season
Started all 12 games for the Blazers at left tackle ... helped Blazers to second-best total offense number in school history.
2008 Season
Sat out season for academic reasons.
High School
Received honorable mention on the Mobile Press-Register All-Region team as a senior ... helped Williamson HS advance to the class 5A state playoffs ... started one season under head coach Bobby Parrish ... only played football his senior season.
Born Aug. 18, 1989 at Mobile, Ala. ... son of Birtha and Samuel McCants.