MSU Spartans
Rotating image

 
 
 
30
Matt Kropf
Matt Kropf

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Traverse City, Mich.

High School:
Traverse City

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 229

Position:
Linebacker

Birthdate:
12/09/1978

Experience:
SQ


Enters preseason camp listed No. 2 on the depth chart at WILL linebacker, behind Drew Young . . . made five tackles (3 solos, 2 assists) in the 2000 Green-White spring game . . .

AS A SOPHOMORE: Appeared in two games (vs. Eastern Michigan and Iowa) in 1999 and played 8.5 minutes . . . played a career-high eight minutes vs. Eastern Michigan . . . recorded five tackles, recovered a fumble and broke up a pass in the '99 Green-White spring game . . .

AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in two games as a red-shirt freshman in 1998 (vs. Oregon and Notre Dame), playing 3.5 minutes on special teams . . . had a solo tackle vs. Oregon . . .

1997 SEASON: Redshirted . . .

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: USA Today and PrepStar All-America pick in 1996 . . . ranked as the Big 10 Region's No. 9 linebacker by PrepStar . . . featured on Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report and SuperPrep's All-Midwest Teams . . . first-team all-state and all-conference selection as a senior . . . named to The Detroit News Dream Team . . . recorded 156 tackles (120 solos, 36 assists), including 15 for losses and seven sacks, in '96 . . . returned two fumbles for touchdowns, both covering 70 yards . . . played for Coach Ken May at Traverse City (Mich.) High School and saw action at linebacker, wingback, fullback, defensive end and tight end . . . also lettered in both track and basketball . . . had personal bests of 15.2 in 110 high hurdles, 47-2 in shot put and 169-4 in the discus . . . runs 4.6 in the 40 . . . member of the National Honor Society . . . born Dec. 9, 1978 . . . majoring in fisheries and wildlife.

Kropf's Career Statistics

Year G/GS UT AT TM
1998 2/0 1 0 1
1999 2/0 0 0 0
Career 4/0 1 0 1

SHOP NOW

at the official
Online Store