2008 (Freshman): Did not play.
2007: Righthander who pitched very well in five games before a season-ending injury ... Picked up one save in 5.2 innings of work with five strikeouts ... Tossed three hitless innings with two strikeouts at Samford to pick up a save ... Pitched one-third of an inning at Lipscomb, giving up one hit and no runs ... Struck out one in one-third of an inning at Troy before suffering an injury ... Underwent season-ending surgery in March and received a medical redshirt.
High School: Football and baseball letterwinner for coach Troy Hayes at Rossview HS ... All-District selection in baseball and First Team All-Area in football ... Member of Key Club and National Honor Society.
Personal: Matthew Charles Yurus ... Son of Ed and Linda Yurus ... Born July 9, 1988 ... Majoring in history.