RETIRED NUMBER 10 Matt D'Orazio '95

Matt D'Orazio '95


Height:  6-3
Weight:  180
Position:  QB
Class:  1995

College:  Otterbein College (Youngstown State University)

Stallion Great Player Profile

DeSales Notes

  • Second Team All-Ohio in 1994

  • As a Senior at DeSales, D’Orazio accounted for 1,482 yards (932 passing, 550 yards rushing) and 18 touchdowns (11 rushing, 7 passing)

  • He helped lead the Stallions to their first undefeated regular season since 1986

  • As a Junior, he threw for over 800 yards and rushed for 250 yards

Otterbein Notes

  • Passed for 8,770 yards and 73 touchdowns, while rushing for 594 yards and five touchdowns during his career

  • He set school single-season and career records for passing yards, touchdown passes and total offense at Otterbein College

Professional Career

  • In 2001, he set an Af2 (Arena Football 2) all-time record with 332 rushing yards and 20 rushing touchdowns, while playing for the Rochester Brigade

  • In 2006, as the league’s top-rated passer in the Arena Football, he led the Chicago Rush in Arena Bowl XX, after throwing for 250 yards and 6 touchdowns.  He also ran for two scores and was named the Offensive Player of The Game

  • In 2008, he was named the AFL MVP and led the Philadelphia to a 59-56 victory over San Jose in Arena Bowl XXII, where he was named MVP of the game

  • His 68.8 career completion percentage ranks second all-time in the AFL