78 Matt Simonelli
78 Matt Simonelli
Height: 6-1
Weight: 224
Year: So.
Hometown: Scituate, R.I.
High School: Cranston West
Position: DL

2010: Played in nine contests as a sophomore ... recorded 16 total tackles ... had 4.5 tackles-for-loss for 17 yards and 1.5 quarterback sacks for 11 yards.

2009: Saw action in 10 games for the Cadets ... recorded 10 total tackles ... notched three tackles-for-loss and a quarterback sack.

BEFORE NORWICH: Was a three-year letterwinner with the varsity football team at Cranston West High School ... was tabbed the team’s defensive MVP as a senior ... was named all-division two seperate years ... wrestled all four years ... tabbed as a first team all-division wrestler ... team was four-time state champion and and ranked second in New England high school wrestling ... played soccer as a freshman.

PERSONAL: Son of Paul and Donna Simonelli ... has four siblings ... majoring in Computer Engineering.