MATLICK EARNS AFCA ALL-AMERICAN STATUS
Monmouth College Senior quarterback Tanner Matlick (Reynolds, Ill./Mercer County) was named to the AFCA All-American second team after leading the nation with a 190.5 pass efficiency rating.
Matlick earned his first national postseason honor. In addition to leading the nation in pass efficiency, the 6-foot-4, 230-pound Matlick completed 70 percent of his passes to rank fifth nationally. He directed an offense that ranked sixth in scoring (45.7) and 11th in total offense (502.8). In 11 games this season, Matlick threw for 2,322 yards with 27 touchdowns and added another 277 yards rushing with six TDs.
A business major, he is the son of Kyle and Tina Matlick.
Monmouth's two AFCA All-American selections (Tanner Matlick and Matt Barnes) are the most student-athletes so honored by the association in program history.