Matt Fortin

Virginia Cavaliers #45 - Long Snapper

  • Height: 5-11
  • Weight: 190

Virginia Spring Football Game Guide


The Hoos host their annual Spring Football Festival this weekend. Despite the lack of interest and the lack of TV coverage, here's a quick guide for those who will be watching.

Hoos Sign Commits; How Many Scholarships Remain?

Answer: Not many. We break down scholarship distribution by year and position group to give some context to this year's relatively small recruiting class.

Blake Blaze Is More Than Just An Awesome Name


Blake Blaze is a great name. Blake easily takes the crown for best name on the team. As the lone student rep to the Board of Visitors, he also takes the crown for most accomplished off the field....

Matt Fortin Earned A Scholarship WIth Solid Work


Matt Fortin became the 2nd long snapper over the past few years to earn a scholarship for the Hoos. This is uncommon in college football, where long snappers are rarely recruited and rarely given...

Jeb Byrne, 4th String LS Isn't a Big Deal Yet


Jeb Byrne probably isn't going to make any highlight reels this year, or at all. But in a couple of years, once Matt Fortin is gone, Byrne has a chance to be the #1 LS. That's all he can really ask...

Charlie Richards Unlikely to See the Field


Long snappers do not get a lot of live from fans or the media. If anybody knows who they are, its often because they screwed up. Third string LS don't even get that. They toil in complete obscurity...

2012 Virginia Football Spring Game Analysis - Part One


Recapping the Orange and Blue spring football game, we first take a look at the debacle that was special teams and the strong performance of the offenses.

U.Va. Football Begins Fall Practice


U.Va. Football Begins 2011 Fall Practice