Texas A&M center Mike Matthews played on broken foot last season

Tuesday July 14th, 2015

Texas A&M senior center Mike Matthews told the Houston Chronicle's Brent Zwerneman that he played on a broken foot for a while during the 2014 season.

Matthews started 10 games for the Aggies last season and did not sit out due to the broken foot until Texas A&M's bowl game against West Virginia. He started all 13 games as a sophomore. 

ESPN.com's Sam Khan Jr. notes that in high school, Matthews said he played with a broken bone in his snapping hand sustained during a game. 

Last week, Matthews was named to the 2015 Rimington Trophy preseason watch list, an award given to the top center in college football. 

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Matthews is the son of Pro Football Hall of Famer Bruce Matthews and the younger brother of former Aggies standouts Kevin Matthews and Jake Matthews

Texas A&M finished 8–5 last season in Kevin Sumlin's third year as coach.

- Molly Geary

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