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Matt Caddell
Matt Caddell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
McCalla, Ala.

High School:
McAdory

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 187

Position:
Wide Receiver

Experience:
3L



2006 (Junior): Tallied 16 catches for 150 yards and two touchdowns in 13 games. Caddell earned a start against Vanderbilt.He had his best game of the year in the PetroSun Independence Bowl against Oklahoma State with three catches for 33 yards and a season-long 18-yard touchdown catch.He finished with three catches for 29 yards and one touchdown against Florida International. He caught three passes for 24 yards against Hawai'i. He had two catches against both No. 5 Florida and No. 12 LSU. He also recorded catches against Vanderbilt, Louisiana Monroe and Auburn.

2005 (Sophomore): A starter in the Tide's season opener,Caddell saw action in every game. He started in the 2006 AT&T Cotton Bowl and responded with three receptions for 63 yards, including a career-long of 50 yards. He finished the season with 13 catches for 179 yards, a 13.8 yard-per-catch average.

2004 (Freshman): A starter in eight games and the final six of the regular season, Caddell closed the year with 17 catches for 331 yards and one touchdown. His 331 receiving yards ranked second on the team behind Tyrone Prothro's 347 yards. He had three receptions for 21 yards against Minnesota in the Music City Bowl. His best game of the season came against Auburn when he caught four passes for 76 yards, including a 48-yarder.He also had a 48-yarder in the opening minutes of the LSU game that led to the Tide's first touchdown. He earned the "Ray Perkins Most Improved Receiver Award" following spring practice.

2003 (Redshirted)

Prep: Caddell helped McAdory to a 9-3 record as a senior. He was No. 8 on the The Tuscaloosa News' Sweet 16 list and was rated the No. 12 prep prospect in Alabama by BorderWars. In his career he tied state and national records with 12 punt returns for touchdowns. As a senior, he caught 14 passes for an average of 27 yards a catch, rushed for 828 yards and eight touchdowns, and returned four punts for touchdowns. As a free safety he made three interceptions. Caddell accounted for 15 total touchdowns his senior season. During his junior campaign, Caddell caught 27 passes for 493 yards and six TDs.He also rushed for over 300 yards and six touchdowns. On defense, he registered 40 tackles and one interception. He was a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: The son of Douglas and Bobbie Caddell.

     
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