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WPIAL Profiles: 4-Star Fort Cherry Product Matt Sieg



WPIAL Profiles Matt Sieg

Matt Sieg — Fort Cherry

Primary Position(s): Quarterback/Defensive back

Class: 2026

Heigh: 6-foot-1 Weight: 185 pounds

Sophomore Stats: 2,387 rushing yds. | 40 rushing TDs | 1,671 passing yds. | 20 passing TDs | 37 tackles | 3 INTs | 2 PR |

X: @matt_sieg


Other sports? Baseball, basketball and track.

Favorite hobby outside of football? I like to play golf.

Favorite type of song, music or artist to get you ready for a game? Rod Wave and Gunna.

Favorite gameday meal? I always eat a chicken and broccoli casserole that my Grandma makes before every game.

Favorite NFL player to watch? I love watching Minkah Fitzpatrick.

Something people don’t know about you that they would be surprised to know? I think people would be surprised that I have a 4.1 GPA.

Favorite high school football moment so far? Winning the WPIAL.

Biggest mentor and why? My dad is my biggest mentor because he always has been a big part of coaching me ever since I could walk.

What are your goals this offseason? To gain muscle and continue to get faster.

Offers? Penn State, WVU, Pitt, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Missouri, Michigan State, Rutgers, Maryland, Syracuse, Buffalo, Akron, RMU.

Visit schedule? I’ve taken a visit to Wisconsin so far this summer and I’m trying to find a way to get out to Penn State, WVU and Rutgers before the summer ends.

What’s the recruiting process been like? The recruiting process has been cool. I’ve always wanted to play college football at a high level, so just to be able to have that opportunity is super cool to me.

Coach Talk

“As a quarterback, one of the first things that jumps off the page is his ability to run. Matt’s someone who’s always been able to move really well. He gives teams a lot of troubles in the run game. He’s working on becoming a more balanced quarterback. At safety, he understands what offenses are trying to do and he’s just to centerfielder back there. He can cover a lot of area — we are able to takeaway half the field with him off the top. His physicality is a little under rated. He likes to get his nose down there and make tackles.”   — Fort Cherry head coach Tanner Garry


Matt is nearly a consensus four-star, as he holds such rankings from ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports. He is viewed as a top-200 player in the Class of 2026 and one of the best players in the state of Pennsylvania. Matt is extremely versatile at the quarterback position. He can dial it up deep or take off and run. He has tremendous breakaway speed and elusiveness. On the defensive side of the ball, he is physical and a strong tackler. He tracks the ball well and can shutdown the middle of the field. Many Big 10 schools are looking at Sieg as a safety, but others, such as Syracuse, value Sieg as a quarterback. His high school numbers are already staggering and are only expected to top his sophomore numbers.

Sandy Schall, Coldwell Banker
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20 days ago

Another Local kid with really no interest in Pitt

16 days ago
Reply to  Jane

They have extended an offer to him. Read the article.

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