Connect with us

Football

FORMER GUAM HIGH STAR EATON SIGNS WITH PACKERS

Matthew Eaton signs with the Green Bay Packers

Matthew Eaton

Former Guam High Panther and Southern Cowboy Matthew Eaton has signed with the Green Bay Packers.

After wrapping up his college career at Iowa State, Eaton was hoping to get drafted in the late rounds of this year’s draft, however, he ended up signing with the Packers.

According to draftanalyst.com, the 6-foot-4 Eaton is a “big-bodied receiver who flashes ability on occasion” and “he’s worth keeping on a practice squad for future development but must quickly produce this summer to have a place at the next level.”

Last week, Eaton messaged GSPN saying he wants to hopefully return back to Guam soon and give back with a kids football camp.

Eaton played youth football with the Southern Cowboys and was a starter with the Guam High Panthers his freshman and sophomore seasons. He contributed as a freshman wide receiver on Guam High’s first title in 2010 with over 100 yards receiving in the championship game.

2013 QUOTE TO GSPN

“Guam really allowed me to develop tough skin because nothing is handed to you,” Eaton said. “From eighth grade all the way unto 10th grade year, the teams that I was on from the Cowboys, to the Agat Cardinals, McCool (Middle School), to GHS we were always the underdog and nobody ever wanted to see us win. That itself gave me a competitive edge on the way I pursued every game I played there. That all just kind of stuck to everything I approach now.”

After moving back stateside, Eaton played at with the Temple Owls in 2015, spent time in the JUCO level before signing and playing with the Cyclones in 2017 and 2018. (photo by desmoinesregister.com)

Ad

Foody’s Fun Facts

Foody’s Fun Facts with Arren Yatar

UOG Tritons Pitcher Arren Yatar shares some of his fun facts and tells us about his favorite YouTube channel!

 

GPS Sports Calendar

May

June 2022

July
SU
MO
TU
WE
TH
FR
SA
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
Events for May

31st

No Events
Events for June

2nd

Events for June

2nd

No Events
Events for June

4th

5
6
7
8
9
10
11
Events for June

5th

Events for June

5th

No Events
Events for June

7th

Events for June

8th

Events for June

9th

Events for June

10th

Events for June

11th

12
13
14
15
16
17
18
Events for June

12th

Events for June

13th

Events for June

14th

Events for June

14th

No Events
Events for June

16th

Events for June

17th

Events for June

18th

19
20
21
22
23
24
25
Events for June

19th

Events for June

20th

Events for June

21st

Events for June

22nd

Events for June

23rd

Events for June

24th

Events for June

25th

26
27
28
29
30
1
2
Events for June

26th

Events for June

27th

Events for June

28th

Events for June

29th

Events for June

30th

Foody’s Fun Facts

Foody’s Fun Facts with Arren Yatar

UOG Tritons Pitcher Arren Yatar shares some of his fun facts and tells us about his favorite YouTube channel!

 

Foody’s Fun Facts

Foody’s Fun Facts with Arren Yatar

UOG Tritons Pitcher Arren Yatar shares some of his fun facts and tells us about his favorite YouTube channel!

 

COMING SOON …

  • Asia Pacific Little League
  • National Triathlon Championships
  • GML Makeup Games
  • FD Alumni Basketball Tournament (ongoing)

 

 

QUICK HITS

Guam and Palau were out supporting Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Bligh Madris at the Nationals Park in DC against the Washington Nationals.
———————————————–
UOG hired Tatiana Sablan as the new volleyball coach. Sablan served as the original volleyball coach for UOG back in 2016 and she has been rehired to lead the more “beach” oriented program in 2022-23.

More in Football