Matt Blundin played quarterback at the University of Virginia, serving as a
co-captain and winning the Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year award in his nal season. He was selected in the second round of the NFL draft by the Kansas City Chiefs and also played for the Detroit Lions.
Blundin also was a member of UVA’s basketball team, starting at forward
on a squad that reached the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament. He was
a co-captain of the basketball team during his nal season.
He was a Dean’s List student and lived on the Lawn while majoring in mathematics. At the conclusion of his NFL career, Blundin returned to Charlottesville and completed a master’s degree at Virginia’s Curry School
of Education in secondary mathematics education. He has worked for Albemarle County Public Schools since 1999 as a mathematics teacher
and instructional coach, serving since 2012 as the district’s lead instructional coach. In that role he oversees professional development for instructional coaches and teachers while serving as a liaison for the district’s athletic directors.
Headmaster Byron Hulsey ’86 said Blundin’s teaching, coaching, and playing backgrounds made him the perfect t for Woodberry’s athletics program.