Michael Matarazzo

Matarazzo was originally a first-round pick (eighth overall) by Rugby Atlanta in the 2020 MLR Collegiate Draft. He appeared in one game for Atlanta during the 2021 season. He recorded six tackles and four lineout takes in forty minutes of play.

After his rookie campaign in Atlanta, Matarazzo signed with the Dallas Jackals for the 2022 MLR season, their inaugural year competing in the league. He appeared in 14 contests for Dallas with 13 starts across both the second and back rows, playing a total of 1,016 minutes. Matarazzo was credited with 113 tackles on the year and scored one try.

Matazrazzo was a two-time captain for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish while earning All-American honors. He toured with the USA Selects team to Montevideo, Uruguay in the fall of 2021.

Position Lock
Height 6'5"
Weight 248
Hometown Staten Island, New York
College Notre Dame