Chris Matthews

Football: Big games for Dorsey grad Chris Matthews, Valencia grad Shane Vereen

If the Seattle Seahawks hadn't thrown an interception on the one-yard line, the Super Bowl MVP on Sunday night might have been receiver Chris Matthews, a 2007 Dorsey High grad who caught four passes for 109 yards and one touchdown.

Former Dorsey Coach Paul Knox was smiling the entire game watching on TV.

"It was great to see him get a chance to play," Knox said.

Matthews, who went to Harbor College and Kentucky and was undrafted, hadn't made an NFL catch before Sunday.

"He's a great kid,"...