4 Matthew Luetjen
Matthew Luetjen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hennessey, Okla.

High School:
Hennessey

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 205

Position:
FB

Experience:
1VL



06/28/2010

Rich Ellerson Announces 2010 Football Recruiting Class

Army head coach Rich Ellerson welcomed the newest members of the Black Knights' football program into the fold on Monday as he announced his club's 2010 recruiting class.

About Luetjen: Entered West Point as a quarterback ... moved to defensive back during plebe season ... earned his way onto the field late in rookie season.

2010: Played in final two games ... made collegiate debut versus Navy ... did not figure statistically ... one of seven plebes to earn a varsity letter.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Hennessey High School ... played quarterback and defensive back ... served as team captain final two seasons ... named all-state by the Oklahoma Coaches Association in 2009 ... two-time honorable mention all-state choice by The Oklahoman ... earned all-state honors from Tulsa World as a senior ... Enid News & Eagle Northwest Oklahoma Player of the Year ... named district Most Valuable Player ... earned team MVP and Hennessey High School Male Athlete of the Year honors ... National Football Foundation and Oklahoma College Hall of Fame scholar-athlete selection ... Jim Thorpe Association/Oklahoman Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... rushed for 1,442 yards and 24 touchdowns during senior season ... averaged 9.1 yards per carry ... threw for 1,500 yards and 19 touchdowns in 2009 ... completed 86 of 176 throws ... set school record with four touchdown throws in one game ... racked up 85 tackles in final season ... returned three of his six interceptions for touchdowns ... ran for 1,155 yards and 15 touchdowns as a junior ... passed for 998 yards and 10 touchdowns ... recorded 89 tackles, including 51 solo stops ... forced eight fumbles ... named team's most valuable player as a junior ... also lettered four times in track and three times in powerlifting ... qualified for Oklahoma State Track Championships in 110-meter hurdles during freshman and sophomore seasons ... qualified for state championship in 100-meter dash as as junior ... state runner-up in long jump as a senior ... qualified for Oklahoma State Powerlifting Championships at 181 pounds during sophomore season ... returned to state meet in 198-pound class the next season ... helped team to 4A state championship ... finished fourth in the state as a senior ... class valedictorian ... was accepted to Oklahoma School of Science Math for his junior year to study calculus and physics.

Personal: Born Feb. 22, 1991 ... given name is Matthew W. Luetjen ... parents' names are Rick and Kathy Luetjen ... paternal grandfather, Robert, served in U.S. Army during Korean War ... major is undeclared.

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