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Matt Sauk     

Born: March 15, 1976
Hometown: Irvine, CA
6' 1", 225
College: Utah State
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Orlando Predators name Matthew Sauk Offensive Coordinator
Orlando Predators Press Release
The Orlando Predators announced Monday that Matthew Sauk has been named the teamís offensive coordinator. One of the most highly-decorated, well-respected offensive minds in the game, Sauk is a two-time AFL Assistant Coach of the Year and has also served as a head coach in the league.

Portland Thunder Part Ways With Matthew Sauk
Portland Thunder Press Release
Portland Thunder President Brian Sandy announced today that Head Coach Matthew Sauk has been relieved of his duties.

Portland names Matthew Sauk Head Coach
Portland AFL Press Release
Two-time AFL Assistant Coach of the Year Matthew Sauk has been named the Head Coach of Portlandís Arena Football team, the franchise announced Monday. Known for his explosive offensive units, Sauk is one of the most decorated coaches in the Arena Football League and arrives in Portland after three seasons as the Assistant Head Coach and Offensive Coordinator of the Utah Blaze.

Sauk to return to Blaze in 2013
Utah Blaze Press Release
Offensive Coordinator Matthew Sauk will return to the Utah Blaze in 2013, as the team officially announced he has agreed to a new contract.

Spokane Shock lose Sauk to Utah
The Spokesman Review

Old friend takes his title shot at Vipers
The Huntsville Times -
It's been five years and lots of passes and padded walls ago, but Matt Sauk still remembers the play. He remembers where he wanted it to go, where it wound up going and how he felt when it didn't go anywhere.

Team looks to get it right at home in playoffs
East Valley Tribune
Home has been less than sweet overall and specifically the last two weeks as the Arizona Rattlers attempt to navigate a victory Monday night for the local faithful in the first round of the Arena Football League playoffs.

Rattlers focus on mental approach
Coach Kevin Guy is most concerned with his players' mental approach as he prepares the Rattlers for their Arena Football League wild-card playoff game Monday night at US Airways Center against the Grand Rapids Rampage.

Comeback try too little, late for Rattlers
In a matter of six days, the Rattlers went from being one of the Arena Football League's upstarts to a team unable to start a game.

Rattlers fall in regular-season finale to Blaze
East Valley Tribune
The Rattlers have worked hard all season to earn a home playoff game. Now that itís at hand, is there any way to give it up and play on the road? On Saturday, the Rattlers once again started out lethargically at US Airways Center en route to a 62-45 beating by Danny Whiteís Utah Blaze.

Sloppy Rattlers crushed by Colorado
AZ Sports Hub
You can stick a fork in the Arizona Rattlersí 4-game winning streak, and there wasnít much intrigue about it.

Turnovers put Rattlers in hole they can't escape
East Valley Tribune
The Rattlers, with a No. 3 playoff seed assured, had nothing much to play for Monday night.

Crush wins to keep Blaze from clinching
Deseret News
The Utah Blaze had an off weekend, but still had a chance to clinch a third-straight Arena Football League playoff spot on Monday night. All Utah had to have was a loss by the Colorado Crush during at ESPN2-televised game on the road against the Arizona Rattlers.

Early hole dooms Rattlers at home
Arizona Republic
The Rattlers will return to work today and try to figure out how they allowed themselves to fall into a 35-7 hole Monday night against a 4-10 team, and needed a desperate final minute to make a 62-55 loss to Colorado look at least respectable.

This time, national audience to see confidence, swagger
Arizona Republic
The last time the Rattlers played on a Monday night at home, they were embarrassed by the Los Angeles Avengers 65-33 on national television.

Guy engineers remarkable turnaround for Rattlers
East Valley Tribune
Itís safe to say at this point that Arizona Rattlers coach Kevin Guy is the right guy. But as he explains it, too, heís just one of the guys.

Sauk to remain starting quarterback
seven touchdowns in the Rattlers' biggest win of the season, 73-34, that secured a home game for the first round of the Arena Football League playoffs. ...

Rattlers set 2 team records in rout of Brigade
East Valley Tribune
The playoff-bound Arizona Rattlers defeated the Kansas City Brigade in Kansas City on Sunday, breaking two team records en route to a 73-34 Arena Football League win.

Rattlers getting healthy, eyeing playoff run
East Valley Tribune
Itís good to be a Rattler these days. Theyíre back in the playoffs after a two-year absence. Their schedule allows them a realistic shot at finishing 10-6.

Sauk gives Rattlers a hefty lift
Matt Sauk was ready to finally let go, coach a little bit, then figure out what he wanted to do in the real world. Then, his former coach dialed his number.

Rattlers' recovery relieves new boss
Rattlers Managing Partner Brett Bouchy couldn't have scripted it better than to see his team clinch an Arena Football League playoff berth Saturday in Orlando, where he spent the past 12 years.

Rattlers top Predators, make playoffs
East Valley Tribune
Matt Saukís 19-yard touchdown pass to Siaha Burley with five seconds remaining lifted the Arizona Rattlers past the Orlando Predators 60-53, clinching an Arena Football League playoff spot for the Rattlers.

Smoker called on again for Rattlers
Jeff Smoker has been pressed into action twice for the Rattlers this season after starting quarterback Lang Campbell left with injuries.

Rattlers sign QB Matt Sauk
Arizona Rattlers Press Release
The playoff-guaranteed Arizona Rattlers signed quarterback MATT SAUK (6-1, 225, Utah State) on Wednesday.

Quarterback Campbell out for season with knee injury
Arizona Republic
Rattlers quarterback Lang Campbell is out for rest of the season because of a right-knee injury and will undergo surgery

Shock round out coaching staff with AFL-vet Sauk
Spokane Shock Press Release
The Spokane Shock announced today that Matt Sauk has been added to the 2008 coaching staff as the Assistant Head Coach. Saukís responsibilities will include coaching the Quarterbacks and Receivers.