59 Matt Koran
59 - Matt Koran
Height: 5-11
Weight: 210
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Joliet, Ill.
High School: Joliet West
Position: LB
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Mather

at Harvard:
2015:
Named Harvard football's 142nd captain ... Selected to the All-Ivy League second team ... Recipient of Harvard's Robert F. Kennedy Award ... Ranked second on the Crimson with 60 tackles and was third with 5.5 tackles for a loss ... Was second in the Ivy League with two fumble recoveries ... Led the Crimson with nine tackles and had 1.0 tackles for a loss at Rhode Island ... Made four stops vs. Brown ... Recorded two tackles for a loss and made a 15-yard fumble recovery vs. Georgetown ... Broke up a pass and had four tackles at Cornell ... Had four tackles at Lafayette ... Tied for the team lead with nine tackles, including 0.5 for a loss, vs. Princeton ... Recovered a fumble in the fourth quarter and registered eight tackles vs. Dartmouth ... Had a 12-yard interception return, broke up two passes and finished with six tackles, including 1.0 for a loss, at Columbia ... Paced the Crimson with 10 tackles, including 1.0 for a loss, vs. Penn ... Had five tackles at Yale.

2014:
 Ranked third on Harvard with 60 tackles ... Led Harvard with 10 tackles, forced a fumble and made a fumble recovery against Holy Cross ... Named Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week Sept. 22 ... Had six stops at Brown ... Had a sack and three total tackles at Georgetown ... Finished with five tackles vs. Cornell ... Recorded eight tackles vs. Lafayette ... Broke up a pass and had seven stops at Princeton ... Finished with eight stops at Dartmouth ... Made an interception and returned it 34 yards for a touchdown, broke up a pass and had five stops, vs. Columbia ... Recorded three tackles at Penn ... Had five stops vs. Yale.

2013: Saw action in nine games, finishing with 30 tackles ... Recorded three stops in season opener at San Diego ... Led Harvard with seven tackles (four solo, three assisted) at Cornell ... Registered six tackles against Lafayette ... Finished with three tackles against Princeton ... Had a tackle against Dartmouth ... Led Harvard with nine tackles and broke up a pass at Columbia ... Added a tackle against Penn ... Had a tackle for loss and two stops overall at Yale.

Background:
Three-year starter and two-year captain … Three-time all-conference pick and two-time All-Illinois Academic selection … Team’s defensive player of the year and all-area pick as a senior … Recorded 91 tackles and had two interceptions as a junior … As a senior year, recorded 120 tackles, 8.5 sacks, two interceptions, and four forced fumbles … National Honor Society.

Recent Games
Oct 17 at Lafayette W, 42-0
Oct 24 Princeton W, 42-7
Oct 30 No. 22/22 Dartmouth W, 14-13
Nov 7 at Columbia W, 24-16
Nov 14 Penn L, 35-25
Nov 21 at Yale W, 38-19
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 32 20
Assists 28 26
Tackles 60.0 46.0
Tackles per game 6.0 6.6
Sacks - -
Sack yards - -
Interceptions 1 1
Returned for touchdown 0 0
Fumble recoveries 2 1
Fumble return TDs 0 -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 19 at Rhode Island W, 41-10 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 26 Brown W, 53-27 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 2 Georgetown W, 45-0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 at Cornell W, 40-3 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 at Lafayette W, 42-0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 24 Princeton W, 42-7 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 30 No. 22/22 Dartmouth W, 14-13 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Columbia W, 24-16 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 Penn L, 35-25 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 at Yale W, 38-19 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 19 at Rhode Island W, 41-10 - - - - - - -
Sep 26 Brown W, 53-27 - - - - - - -
Oct 2 Georgetown W, 45-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 10 at Cornell W, 40-3 - - - - - - -
Oct 17 at Lafayette W, 42-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 24 Princeton W, 42-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 30 No. 22/22 Dartmouth W, 14-13 - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Columbia W, 24-16 - - - - - - -
Nov 14 Penn L, 35-25 - - - - - - -
Nov 21 at Yale W, 38-19 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 19 at Rhode Island W, 41-10 - - - - - - -
Sep 26 Brown W, 53-27 - - - - - - -
Oct 2 Georgetown W, 45-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 10 at Cornell W, 40-3 - - - - - - -
Oct 17 at Lafayette W, 42-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 24 Princeton W, 42-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 30 No. 22/22 Dartmouth W, 14-13 - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Columbia W, 24-16 - - - - - - -
Nov 14 Penn L, 35-25 - - - - - - -
Nov 21 at Yale W, 38-19 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 19 at Rhode Island W, 41-10 - - - - - 0
Sep 26 Brown W, 53-27 - - - - - 0
Oct 2 Georgetown W, 45-0 - - - - - 0
Oct 10 at Cornell W, 40-3 - - - - - 0
Oct 17 at Lafayette W, 42-0 - - - - - 0
Oct 24 Princeton W, 42-7 - - - - - 0
Oct 30 No. 22/22 Dartmouth W, 14-13 - - - - - 0
Nov 7 at Columbia W, 24-16 - - - - - 0
Nov 14 Penn L, 35-25 - - - - - 0
Nov 21 at Yale W, 38-19 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 19 at Rhode Island W, 41-10 - - - - - - - -
Sep 26 Brown W, 53-27 - - - - - - - -
Oct 2 Georgetown W, 45-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 at Cornell W, 40-3 - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 at Lafayette W, 42-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 24 Princeton W, 42-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 30 No. 22/22 Dartmouth W, 14-13 - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Columbia W, 24-16 - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 Penn L, 35-25 - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 at Yale W, 38-19 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 19 at Rhode Island W, 41-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 26 Brown W, 53-27 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 2 Georgetown W, 45-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 at Cornell W, 40-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 at Lafayette W, 42-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 24 Princeton W, 42-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 30 No. 22/22 Dartmouth W, 14-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Columbia W, 24-16 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 Penn L, 35-25 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 at Yale W, 38-19 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 19 at Rhode Island W, 41-10 1 - - - - 0
Sep 26 Brown W, 53-27 1 - - - - 0
Oct 2 Georgetown W, 45-0 1 - - - - 0
Oct 10 at Cornell W, 40-3 1 - - - - 0
Oct 17 at Lafayette W, 42-0 1 - - - - 0
Oct 24 Princeton W, 42-7 1 - - - - 0
Oct 30 No. 22/22 Dartmouth W, 14-13 1 - - - - 0
Nov 7 at Columbia W, 24-16 1 - - - - 0
Nov 14 Penn L, 35-25 1 - - - - 0
Nov 21 at Yale W, 38-19 1 - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 19 at Rhode Island W, 41-10 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 26 Brown W, 53-27 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 2 Georgetown W, 45-0 0 - - - - - 0 - - - 0 -
Oct 10 at Cornell W, 40-3 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 17 at Lafayette W, 42-0 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 24 Princeton W, 42-7 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 30 No. 22/22 Dartmouth W, 14-13 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 7 at Columbia W, 24-16 0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0 -
Nov 14 Penn L, 35-25 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 21 at Yale W, 38-19 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 19 at Rhode Island W, 41-10 7 1 8.0 - - 1 7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 26 Brown W, 53-27 1 3 4.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 2 Georgetown W, 45-0 2 0 2.0 - - 2 4 - 1 0 - - - - - -
Oct 10 at Cornell W, 40-3 4 0 4.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - 1 - -
Oct 17 at Lafayette W, 42-0 3 1 4.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 24 Princeton W, 42-7 3 6 9.0 - - 0.5 2 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 30 No. 22/22 Dartmouth W, 14-13 3 5 8.0 - - 0 - - 1 - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Columbia W, 24-16 4 2 6.0 - - 1 1 - - - 1 12 0 2 - -
Nov 14 Penn L, 35-25 2 8 10.0 - - 1 3 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 at Yale W, 38-19 3 2 5.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2012-13 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2013-14 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 30 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2012-13 1 - - - - - - - -
2013-14 9 - - - - - - - -
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - -
Total 30 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2012-13 1 - - - - - - -
2013-14 9 - - - - - - -
2014-15 10 - - - - - - -
2015-16 10 - - - - - - -
Total 30 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2012-13 1 - - - - - - - 0
2013-14 9 - - - - - - - 0
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - 0
Total 30 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2012-13 1 - - - - - - - -
2013-14 9 - - - - - - - -
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - -
Total 30 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2012-13 - - - - - - - - - -
2013-14 - - - - - - - - - -
2014-15 - - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2012-13 1 - - - - 0 .0
2013-14 9 - - - - 0 .0
2014-15 10 - - - - 0 .0
2015-16 10 - - - - 0 .0
Total 30 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2012-13 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2013-14 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2014-15 6 0.6 - - - - 1 0 - - - 0
2015-16 0 0.0 - - - - 0 0 - - - 0
Total 6 0.2 - - - - 1 0 - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2012-13 1 1 0 1.0 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2013-14 9 13 17 30.0 3.3 - - 1 1 - - - - - 1 -
2014-15 10 26 34 60.0 6.0 1 9 1 9 1 1 6 1 34 2 -
2015-16 10 32 28 60.0 6.0 - - 5.5 17 - 2 15 1 12 3 -
Total 30 72 79 151.0 5.0 1 9 7.5 27 1 3 21 2 46 6 -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 9 - - - - - - - -
Losses 1 - - - - - - - -
-
September 2 - - - - - - - -
October 5 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 10 - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 9 - - - - - - -
Losses 1 - - - - - - -
-
September 2 - - - - - - -
October 5 - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 10 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 7 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 9 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 1 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 2 - - - - - - - 0
October 5 - - - - - - - 0
November 3 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 9 - - - - - - - -
Losses 1 - - - - - - - -
-
September 2 - - - - - - - -
October 5 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 10 - - - - 0 .0
Conference 7 - - - - 0 .0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 5 - - - - 0 .0
Away 5 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 9 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 1 - - - - 0 .0
-
September 2 - - - - 0 .0
October 5 - - - - 0 .0
November 3 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 - - - - 0 0 - - - 0
Conference 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 - - - - - 0 - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 0 0.0 - - - - 0 0 - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
-
September 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
October 0 0.0 - - - - - 0 - - - 0
November 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 10 32 28 60.0 6.0 - - 5.5 17 - 2 15 1 12 3 -
Conference 7 20 26 46.0 6.6 - - 2.5 6 - 1 0 1 12 3 -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 11 22 33.0 6.6 - - 3.5 9 - 2 15 - - - -
Away 5 21 6 27.0 5.4 - - 2 8 - - - 1 12 3 -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 9 30 20 50.0 5.6 - - 4.5 14 - 2 15 1 12 3 -
Losses 1 2 8 10.0 10.0 - - 1 3 - - - - - - -
-
September 2 8 4 12.0 6.0 - - 1 7 - - - - - - -
October 5 15 12 27.0 5.4 - - 2.5 6 - 2 15 - - 1 -
November 3 9 12 21.0 7.0 - - 2 4 - - - 1 12 2 -