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HHP Alum Matt Mattox is the Offensive Line Coach for the Eastern Illinois Panthers.

HHP sports admin alumnus, Matt Mattox was recently appointed as the offensive line coach for the Eastern Illinois Panthers.

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The EIU Panthers announced the appointment in an article featuring a profile on Mr. Mattox.

Below is an excerpt from the article:

Mattox began his coaching career at the University of Houston first working with the football program as an assistant strength coach in 2005 and then as a graduate assistant coaching offensive tackles in 2006.  Houston posted a 10-4 record in 2006 winning the Conference USA Championship game to make an appearance in the Liberty Bowl.

A native of Holton, Kan., Mattox was a second team junior college All-American playing tight end at Butler Community College.  He played his final two seasons at Houston for Art Briles moving from tight end to offensive tackle prior to his senior season.  As a senior Mattox earned second team All-Conference USA honors at offensive tackle as the Cougars went 7-6 and played in the Hawai'i Bowl.  He earned his degree from Houston in 2005.

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