A physical defensive back who will look to compete for a starting corner spot after seeing time as a reserve last season.
2010: Saw time in all 13 games, mainly on special teams... Totaled two tackles on the year... Made one solo stop at Kansas and against Texas.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: A two-year starter at safety for the Blue Dragons... Earned honorable mention honors in the Jayhawk Conference as a defensive back... Recorded 49 tackles, including five for loss, in 10 games last season... Also intercepted one pass and recovered one fumble, helping Hutchinson Community College earn its first bowl victory since 2004.
PERSONAL: Matthew David Pearson was born October 25, 1989... Son of Rebecca and David Pearson... Majoring in kinesiology.