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Giants draft UConn OT Matt Peart in 3rd round


With the 99th pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, the New York Giants selected UConn offensive lineman Matt Peart.

2019: Honored as a 2019 First Team All-Conference selection by the American Athletic Conference after starting in all 12 games for the Huskies ... Started on the UConn offensive line in all 48 games for the Huskies over his four-year career ... The anchor of an offensive line that produced two 1,000-yard rushers in 2018 and another 1,000-yard rusher in 2019 ... 2019 Team Captain and invitee to the 2020 Senior Bowl and NFL Combine.

2018: Started all 12 games at guard for the Huskies… Helped UConn produce a pair of 1000-yard rushers with quarterback David Pindell and Kevin Mensah accomplishing the feat… Offense ran for 322 yards at USF (10/20)… Rushed for season-high 365 yards vs. SMU (11/10)… Huskies posted five games with 400 plus yards of offense.

2017: Started all 12 games on the offensive line...Helped the UConn offense record eight 400+ yard games...Huskies racked up a season-high 596 yards of offense at ECU (Sept. 24).

2016: Started in all 12 games...Helped the Huskies rush for 100 yards or more on six occasions...Offense rushed for 200 yards against Maine in season opener (Sept 1). Team passed for over 200 yards in seven games including a season-high 306 at USF (Oct. 15).

2015: Redshirted.

High School: Offensive tackle and defensive tackle at Governor's Academy in Byfield, Mass....helped his squad win four consecutive Independent School League titles...Governor's Academy reached the Wayne Sanborn Bowl for the NEPSAC title each of the last four years... team went 7-2 during his senior season...also a basketball team captain at Governor's Academy...did not play football until arriving at Governor's Academy.

Personal Profile: Matthew Peart...An allied health major with a concentration in occupational therapy.


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