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Matt Emrich
Matt Emrich

#56 Matt Emrich

Long Snapper/Holder | Senior| 6-3 | 198 | El Dorado, Ark. | El Dorado HS

Junior (2015)
Served as the holder on field goals and extra points for all 13 games … Helped the team convert a perfect 58 of 58 PAT attempts and 9 of 15 field goal attempts.

Sophomore (2014)
Saw action in all 13 games as the holder … Was an important aspect of the PAT and field goal units as sophomore kicker Adam McFain went 20 of 20 on PAT attempts and knocked through a season-long 49-yard field goal.

Redshirt Freshman (2013)
Saw action in all 12 games as Arkansas’ holder … Was a crucial element of the field goal and PAT units as kicker Zach Hocker capped one of the most impressive careers in SEC history … Hocker was named second-team All-SEC after he was one of 34 kickers in the country perfect on PATs, and was 13 of 15 on field goal attempts with a long of 54 yards.

Freshman (2012)
Redshirted as a true freshman.

High School
In his three years playing for El Dorado High School, the Wildcats put together a record of 37-3 and won the 6A state championship each year … Started at wide receiver and long snapper as a senior, helping El Dorado to a 13-1 final record … Played soccer and broke the state record for goals scored in a career … Recognized as academic all-conference his final three years … Coached by Scott Reed.

Personal
Born on May 17, 1994 … Son of Lou Anne and Marc Emrich … Agricultural business major.