Matt Campbell is a professional American football coach who is currently the head coach at Iowa State University since 2016. Before coaching, he played as a defensive end winning 4 conference titles and 3 NCAA Division III national championships.
The 2015 MAC Coach of the Year led the Cyclones to 4 straight bowl games giving them one of their best period in history. In 2019, he led Iowa University to a 6-3 record in Big 12 Play. It is the Cyclones most conference wins in history.
Cyclones head coach is a 3 times Big 12 Coach of the Year and 2 times Big 12 Coach of the Year. While he was in Toledo in 2015, he was also named MAC Coach of the Year.
Matthew Allen Campbell was born on November 29, 1979, in Canton, Ohio, United States, and is 41 years old as of 2021.
Matthew went to the University of Pittsburgh on an athletic scholarship and later transferred to the University of Mount Union. There he used to play the defensive line between 1999 and 2002.
Campbell's mother's name is Rick Campbell and used to coach at Jackson High School. His mother's name is Elaine Campbell and he has a brother named Scott Campbell.
Before starting his coaching career, he played football at Perry where he won 3 conference championships.
Iowa University head coach Matt Campbell has an estimated net worth of $12 million. He gained most of the earnings from coaching at different teams and initially playing football.
The annual salary Matt earns is around $3.5 million at Iowa University. In November 2017, he signed a $22.5 million contract extension. In addition, the University also provided him with $1 million incremental raises for his staff.
In 2017, 3 times Big 12 Coach of the Year was one of the lowest-paid coaches in the Big 12 Coaches but does not hold the title anymore.
According to sources, the Detroit Lions offered him a contract worth $68.5 million with "Full control" for 8 years. But Matt turned the contract down only to stay at the Cyclones.
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Matt Campbell is currently living a happy married life with his wife Erica Campbell. The couple got married a few years back in the presence of their close friends and relatives after dating for more than 5 years.
Campbell's wife Erica also did her Bachelor's degree from Mount Union in 2002. He met his current wife during his senior year at Ohio and has been together since then.
Along with his wife, Erica is also a great supporter of his husband Matt and has supported him in all highs and lows. The Iowa head coach never forgets to praise his sweetheart when given a chance. Once he said;
“She’s been with me every step of the way and she is unbelievably the rock of my life.”
Matt and Erica are blessed with 4 kids, 2 daughters, and 2 sons. Their eldest daughter is Katie Campbell and the youngest one is Rocco. The other 2 children are Izzy Campbell and Rudy Campbell.
Matt Campbell is also active on Twitter with the username @ISUMattCampbell and has more than 73,000 followers.
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