Saints Homecoming spotlight – Matt Seatvet |

Saints Homecoming spotlight – Matt Seatvet

Everybody Loves Raymond. So does Vail Christian tight end and cornerback Matt Seatvet. It’s his favorite television show. Other favorite things for Seatvet are playing football and basketball for Vail Christian. The senior, who hopes to be a Jayhawk next year, will be out there today, hopefully helping the Saints to a Homecoming win vs. Maranatha Christian.

Here’s the rundown on Seatvet:

Date of birth: Oct. 19, 1985

Born in: Dodge City, Kans., moved to the valley during first grade.

Parents: Scott and Melanie

Sibling: Daniel, 20

Class: Senior

Positions: Tight end and cornerback

What do you like about football?: “Contact. I like to push guys and beat them off the line.”

What’s the hardest you’ve been hit on a pass: “Knocked me off my feet.”

What’s the perfect hit like?: “You don’t feel anything, and they feel it all.”

How excited are you for Homecoming?: “It’s going to be a good game. it’s going to be a physical, fun game.”

Best moment, playing football: “Probably a touchdown saving tackle against Silver State.”

Most embarrassing moment: “Either dropping a pass or missing a tackle.”

What’s Bob Isbell like as a coach?: “Great coach. Very inspiring.”

Best advice he’s given you?: “Play for the team, and not for yourself.”

Funniest teammate: Robbie Brgoch (Ed. note: That’s 2-for-2 for Robbie.)

Favorite subject in school: Science, studying chemistry.

College plans: Applying to University of Kansas

Do you forgive Roy Williams for leaving for North Carolina?: “We’ll see.”

Career plans: Athletic training and physical therapy

Sports you like to watch: Football and hockey

Favorite teams: Broncos and Avs

Favorite players: Shannon Sharpe (duh) and Peter Forsberg

Favorite TV show: Everybody Loves Raymond

Favorite character on that show: Raymond

Favorite movie: Bad Boys

Favorite movie star: Jim Carey

Favorite Jim Carey move: Bruce Almighty

Favorite video game: Need for Speed

Hobbies: Snowmobiling and athletics, also plays basketball for the Saints.

Mac or PC: PC

Favorite food: Swiss burger – well done

Favorite pizza slice: Sausage and pepperoni

Favorite color: Black

First word: “Probably Mom or Dad.”

If you were a tree, what kind of tree would you be?: Pine

I you were ruler of the world for one day, what would you do? “Help out all the people in the world who need it.”

Chris Freud is the sports editor for the Vail Daily. Contact him at (970) 949-0555, ext. 614 or by e-mail at

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