Varsity Football · “Excitement and energy” is why Matthews picks Frostburg


Kemarsh Matthew has announced his commitment to attend Frostburg State University to continue his education and football career. Matthews informed Bobcat Head Football Coach DeLane Fitzgerald of his decision early last week and will enter FSU as a preferred walk-on this fall.

Kemarsh, a three year varsity receiver recorded 23 receptions totaling 353 yards and 3 touchdowns during his senior campaign for the Cadets.  He was named Frederick News-Post All-County Honorable Mention and selected to the Baltimore Touchdown Clubs All-Star game.

Matthews said he will be studying computer technology while at FSU. He chose Frostburg based on his experience while attending a game this past fall.  “While at the game I just loved the environment. The excitement from the fans and players was awesome.” said the senior “All that energy was great.” he added

Frostburg State University (FSU) is a public university in Frostburg, Maryland. Founded in 1898 by Maryland Governor Lloyd Lowndes, Jr., Frostburg was selected because the site offered the best suitable location without a cost to the state.

Frostburg  accepted an offer of membership beginning with the 2019-20 academic year to the Mountain East Conference, 2019 will be their inaugural year as a division II NCAA university.

The Bobcats went 10-1 in 2018 under Coach Fitzgerald. They advanced to the second round of the NCAA Division III Football Playoffs. In 2017 an 11-2 FSU football team advanced to the third round.

Frostburg plays it’s home football games at Bobcat Stadium which was opened in 1974 and seats 4,000 fans. It is home to the FSU football, men’s and women’s soccer, field hockey, men’s and women’s lacrosse, and men’s and women’s track and field teams.