20 Questions with Clay Matthews

Clay Matthews

SCPlaybook takes you beyond the stats so you can learn more about your favorite USC players. In the latest installment of 20 questions, Clay Matthews lets us know his best sports memory, hobbies and much more.

47 Clay Matthews
LB/DE 6-3, 240 RS Senior
Agoura Hills, CA

Favorite Professional Sports Team: Cleveland Browns

Favorite Athlete: Lawrence Taylor

Favorite Artist/ Music Group: I like all music.

Person You Admire Most: My father.

Best Sports Memory: Beating Oklahoma in the BCS National Championship my freshman year.

Most Prized Possession: My Xbox 360.

Hobbies: Relaxing, watching movies and playing video games.

Career After Football: Go into business with my family.

Reason for choosing USC: I didn't have many other options.

Best Win: Notre Dame in 2005.

Toughest Loss: Losing to Texas in the Rose Bowl.

Best player you ever played with: All the linebackers here at USC.

Best player you ever played against: Eugene Monroe (Virginia OT)

Favorite Movie: Forrest Gump and The Shawshank Redemption

Favorite TV Show: Entourage

Best thing about being a Trojan: The education, location and football.

Favorite Stadium other than Coliseum: Autzen Stadium (Oregon)

Best helmets in college football other than USC: I am going to go with USC blackout helmets. If they blacked out our helmets those would be the sweetest. I love the idea of a blackout, but obviously, it will never happen.

Lebron James or Kobe Bryant: Kobe Bryant

Peyton Manning or Tom Brady: Tom Brady


Clay Matthews has emerged as one of USC's most productive players in 2008.
(Paul Pinner Photo)

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