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Matt Goncalves



Experience: R

Height: 6-6

Age: 23

Weight: 317 lbs

College: Pittsburgh




  • Appeared in 38 career games (24 starts) at Pittsburgh (2019-23) with 13 starts at right tackle and 11 starts at left tackle.
  • As a team captain in 2023, he started the first three contests of the season at left tackle before suffering a season-ending injury. Named a Preseason All-ACC selection.
  • Started all 13 games he saw action in during the 2022 season with starts at right tackle (eight) and left tackle (five). Garnered Third Team All-ACC accolades and was selected to the All-ACC Academic Football Team. He helped the offense produce a 1,000-yard rusher and a 1,000-yard receiver.
  • In 2021, he saw action in 13 games (five starts at right tackle). Helped Pittsburgh win in each of his five starts (New Hampshire, North Carolina, Virginia, Syracuse and Wake Forest in the ACC Championship Game). Blocked for a Pittsburgh offense that averaged a single-season school record 41.4 points per game and 486.6 yards per game. The Panthers ranked third nationally in scoring and eighth in total offense.
  • Appeared in nine games in 2020 and started the last three contests at left tackle. Named a Freshman All-America selection by the Football Writers Association of America.
  • Redshirted the 2019 season.


  • Attended Eastport-South Manor High School in Manorville, N.Y.
  • Played offensive tackle, tight end and defensive end during his high school career.
  • Ranked the No. 4 overall prospect in New York by Rivals and No. 5 by 247Sports.
  • As a senior, he garnered all-state and all-county accolades.
  • Also lettered in basketball.
  • His brother, Billy, played baseball at SUNY Cortland.
  • Earned a bachelor's degree in administration of justice and pursued a second degree in communication.
  • Last name is pronounced gunn‐ZAWL‐vezz.
  • A native of Manorville, N.Y.