SAC Sound-off: Meet Owosso's Matt Freeman

April 11, 2012

Matt Freeman is a big part of the Owosso football program -- he's 6-foot-2 and 270 pounds and made his all-league team last season -- and will continue to be a big part of the MHSAA's Student Advisory Council as a senior next fall.  He's one of eight juniors on the council; members are selected at the end of their sophomores years and serve two-year terms.

Matt Freeman, Owosso junior

  • Sports: Football, basketball, golf
  • Non-sports activities: Hunting, farming, drummer, theater
  • Favorite class: Weight lifting
  • Must-see TV: ESPN SportCenter
  • One shining moment: Coming back from 15 down to beat Corunna in basketball this season.
  • What’s next: Hopefully, college football. If not, then a small college, and coming home on weekends. Working with my hands – nothing behind a desk.
  • My favorite part of game day is: ... at school, knowing most of the people you see never get the opportunity to be on a team, and knowing you are lucky to be on the team you are on.

    PHOTO: Owosso's Matt Freeman (64) makes a tackle during last season's game against DeWitt. He plays on both the offensive and defensive lines.

    Performance of the Week: Southfield Arts & Technology's Isaiah Marshall

    December 1, 2023

    Isaiah MarshallIsaiah Marshall ♦ Southfield Arts & Technology
    Senior ♦ Football

    The 6-foot, 205-pound quarterback provided one of the most dynamic and historic performances in MHSAA Football Finals history to close the season Sunday evening. He completed 20 of 31 passes for 281 yards and two touchdowns and ran 22 times for 134 yards and the game-winning score with 47 seconds to play to lead the Warriors to a 36-32 Division 1 win over Belleville, clinching their first Finals championship in this sport and ending the Tigers’ 38-game winning streak.

    Marshall finished this season throwing for 3,114 yards and 39 TDs and rushing for 1,507 yards and 16 scores as A&T ended 13-1 – avenging its lone loss by defeating West Bloomfield in its Semifinal. His 415 total yards in the Final rank fourth all-time for 11-player football, while his passing yardage ranks 19th and his completion total is tied for 12th on that list. He’s committed to sign with Kansas.  

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    Past 2023-24 Honorees

    Nov. 24: Sarah Bradley, Clarkston Everest Collegiate volleyball - Report
    Nov. 17:
    Kalieb Osborne, Waterford Mott football - Report
    Nov. 10:
    Tekalegn Vlasma, Muskegon Western Michigan Christian soccer - Report
    Nov. 3:
    Colton Kinnie, Birmingham Seaholm football - Report
    Oct. 27:
    Lauren Timpf, Macomb Lutheran North golf - Report
    Oct. 20:
    Alena Li, Okemos golf - Report
    Oct. 13:
    Seth Norder, Grand Haven cross country - Report
    Oct. 5:
    Paige Anderson, Muskegon Reeths-Puffer golf - Report
    Sept. 29:
    MacKenzie Bisballe, Lake City volleyball - Report
    Sept. 22:
    Jhace Massey, Gladwin football - Report
    Sept. 15:
    Kaylee Draper, Sturgis swimming - Report
    Sept. 8:
    Owen Jackson, Traverse City St. Francis tennis - Report
    Sept. 1:
    Rachel Forsyth, Ann Arbor Pioneer cross country - Report

    (Photos courtesy of the Clarkston Everest Collegiate athletic department.)