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Notes: Leading tackler among returnees... Most experienced and hardest hitting Eli defensive back... Two-year starter and letterman... Moved from running back to defensive back in the spring of 2003 and became the starting free safety ... 2004: Had 28 solos and 68 total... Team Defensive Back Award for Colgate and Columbia games...Hammer Award for Cornell game... Started all 10 games as strong safety... Interceptions vs. Columbia and Colgate I tied for team-high with six PBU...2003: Started six games and led team with 39 solo stops ... Third on the team with 63 total tackles ... Had one interception and one fumble recovery ... Career-high 10 solos at Holy Cross ... Made nine stops (7-2) vs. Brown ... 2002: Played JV ... At Valparaiso High: Earned three letters in football, four in basketball, and four in baseball ... National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete award ... Graduated with highest distinction ... Duneland Conference MVP in football, basketball, and baseball ... Nominated "Athlete of the Year" for Northwest Indiana ... Appeared in Sports Illustrated "Faces in the Crowd" ... Personal: Matthew C. Handlon, born Oct. 26, 1983, is the son of Michael and Charlann Handlon ... Manages own lawn mowing business ... Enjoys video games and water sports ... Member of Berkeley College.