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QB Matt Myers makes it official, signs with UB Football

Myers verbally committed to the Bulls in June
Posted at 9:37 AM, Dec 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-20 09:58:48-05

Signed, sealed, and delivered.

On Wednesday morning, West Seneca West quarterback Matt Myers made his collegiate plans official.

After verbally committing to the UB football team back in June, Myers signed with the Bulls during the early signing period.

"I knew I wanted to be at UB," Myers said. "There was no point in waiting. So with the new signing period, like I said no point in waiting and just wanted to get it done with and enjoy my senior year."

Myers has had a year to remember. After transferring from Bishop Timon in the offseason, Myers helped lead the West Seneca West Indians football team to the program's first State Championship and the program's first perfect season.

This season Myers completed 153 of 264 pass attempts for 2,407 yards and 24 touchdowns. He also ran the ball 137 times for 1,040 yards and 22 touchdowns.

Myers also became just the third quarterback in Western New York to pass for 2,000+ yards and run for 1,000+ yards in the same season.

"It's icing on the cake I guess," Myers said about his season. "It's just been a storybook year. Who would've thought this would've happened and I'm just blessed for this opportunity."

Myers is a former Super 7 athlete of the week. This season he broke the school record for most passing yards in a season, was named the NYSPHSAA Most Valuable Player in the Class A title game, and most recently was named the 2017 Connolly Cup Award winner.

As for his next step, Myers said he plans on competing at that quarterback position. UB's quarterback depth chart as of December 2017 includes Tyree Jackson, Drew Anderson and Kyle Vantrease who all saw action this season. Also on the depth chart are Jack Hanauer along with redshirt freshman Dominic Johnson.

You can watch Myers' full interview from Wednesday morning above this article.