Skyhawk Football | Matt Axline
|Height/Weight||6-5 - 310 lbs.|
2013: Started in all 12 games on the offensive line, starting the first seven at left guard before making the final five starts at right guard…Extended his consecutive starts streak to 33 games…Was part of an offensive line that led the OVC in least sacks allowed (19)...Helped block for an offense that produced 35 touchdowns and 397.1 yards of total offense per contest.
2012: Started in all 11 games on the offensive line…Helped the Skyhawk offensive line allow just 12 sacks…Was part of an offensive unit that helped UT Martin rank in the top-25 nationally in passing offense (299.55 yards per game), scoring offense (33.55 points per game) and total offense (427.45 yards per game).
2011: Saw action in all 11 games for the Skyhawks, starting in 10 games…Played 773 of the 793 downs…Key member of a Skyhawk offensive line that only allowed five sacks on 793 total offensive plays…Graded out at 72 percent and led the team with 37 pancakes…Skyhawk linemen enabled the offense to rank second in the OVC by averaging 34.6 points and 427.2 yards per game.
BEFORE UTM: Prepped at Shelby County High School, where he was named second team all-state in 2009 after he helped his team post a 9-3 record...Was honorable mention all-state in 2008 while receiving outstanding lineman award in 2008 and 2009...Was chosen to play in the Greater Louisville East-West All Star game...Was a three-time all-district player.
PERSONAL: Born on Jan. 19, 1992…Son of Mathew and Beth Axline…Brother Ben is a redshirt junior wide receiver at UT Martin…Majoring in education.