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Matt Reeves


Events: Steer Wrestling
Born: 7/6/1978 Pampa, Texas
Joined PRCA: 2003
PRCA Career Earnings: $953,034.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 6 (2007, 2009-10, 2012-13, 2016)
Current Residence: Cross Plains, Texas

2016 world standings place: 2nd
2016 WNFR standings place: 3rd
2016 WNFR earnings: $164,141
2016 earnings: $226,543
Tour Finale qualifications: 5
    Championship: 2007, 2009-10, 2012-13
DNCFR qualifications:  4 (2007, 2009, 2011, 2016)     
Education: Texas A&M University, bachelor’s degree in animal science (2000)  

Professional
2017 Highlights
• Won the ABC Pro Rodeo (Lubbock, Texas) 
• Won the Wrangler Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Redding, Calif.) 
• Won the Butterfield Stage Days PRCA Rodeo (Bridgeport, Texas)
• Won the Bandera (Texas) Pro Rodeo
• Co-champion at Ropin Dreams Cowboy Fellowship PRCA Rodeo (Jourdanton, Texas)

Career Highlights
• 2016: Placed in seven rounds of the Wrangler NFR to rank third in the average. Climbed from 12th to second in the WEATHERGUARD PRCA World Standings. Won the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show (Fort Worth, Texas) and the Wrangler Champion Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Kissimmee, Fla.)
• 2015: Won the Wainwright (Alberta) Stampede and the Goliad (Texas) County Fair PRCA Rodeo. Finished 64th in the world standings with $18,005
• 2014: Co-champion at the Williams Lake (British Columbia) Stampede. Finisher 54th in the world standings with $20,782
• 2013: Won Round 7 of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo with a time of 3.1 seconds placed in four other rounds. Won the Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days, the Victoria (Texas) PRCA Rodeo, the Angelina County Benefit Rodeo (Lufkin, Texas) and the Poteau (Okla.) Frontier Rodeo. Finished second in the world standings with $158,575
• 2012: Placed in four rounds of the Wrangler NFR. Won the Lawton (Okla.) Rangers Rodeo, the Southwestern International PRCA Rodeo (El Paso, Texas), the Sheridan WYO Rodeo and the Daines Ranch Rodeo (Innisfail, Alberta). Co-champion at the Spanish Fork (Utah) Fiesta Days Rodeo and the Angelina County Benefit Rodeo (Lufkin, Texas). Finished 14th in the world standings with $90,692
• 2011: Won the Sikeston (Mo.) Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo, the Athens (Texas) MDA Benefit Rodeo. Co-champion at the Mineral Wells (Texas) Rodeo. Finished 50th in the world standings with $22,006
• 2010: Placed in three rounds of the Wrangler NFR, including a 3.4-second run that won Round 4. Won Rodeo Austin (Texas), the Horse Heaven Round-Up (Kennewick, Wash.), the Rooftop Rodeo (Estes Park, Colo.), the Los Fresnos (Texas) PRCA Rodeo, the Helotes (Texas) Festival Association Rodeo, the Larimer County Fair & Rodeo (Loveland, Colo.) and the Whoop-Up Days ProRodeo (Lethbridge, Alberta). Co-champion of the XIT Rodeo & Reunion (Dalhart. Finished eighth in the world standings with $117,321
• 2009: Placed in three rounds of the Wrangler NFR, Won the Dodge Texas Circuit Finals Rodeo (Waco), the Lewiston (Idaho) Roundup and the World's Oldest Rodeo (Prescott, Ariz.). Co-champion at the Lea County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Lovington, N.M.) and the Glen Rose (Texas) Pro Rodeo. Finished 14th in the world standings with earnings of $82,481
• 2008: Won the Colorado State Fair Rodeo (Pueblo, Colo.), the Elk City (Okla.) Rodeo of Champions and the Butterfield Stage Days Rodeo (Bridgeport, Texas). Finished 28th in the world standings with earnings of $37,138 • 2007: Won Round 2 of the Wrangler NFR with a time of 3.5 seconds and placed in three of the rodeo's 10 rounds. Missed Rounds 7 and 8 due to a concussion. Won the Henderson County PRCA Stampede (Athens, Texas), the Dogwood Classic PRCA Rodeo (Palestine, Texas), the SandHills Stock Show and Rodeo (Odessa, Texas), the Matagorda County Fair & Rodeo (Bay City, Texas) and the Dodge Texas Circuit Finals Rodeo (Waco-Jan. 3-5, 2008). Finished the year 13th in the world standings

Amateur
Won the Texas Cowboys Rodeo Association steer wrestling title in 2005

Personal
6-0, 215 … Married barrel racer Savanah Koenig on Dec. 16, 2008 ... Son, Carson, born Nov. 25, 2015 ... Father, Jim, was a PRCA tie-down roper … Travels with father-in-law Sam Koenig … His bulldogging horse is Pokie and his hazing horse is Beamer ... Has Type 1 diabetes and uses an insulin pump … Enjoys working out, going to the movies … Favorite book is The Junction Boys … Favorite movie  is Tombstone … Favorite music is Texas country … Favorite food is steak … Likes watching Texas A&M sports … When he’s not on the road, Reeves enjoys riding colts and hunting … Served briefly as the rodeo coach at Clarendon (Texas) College ... Rodeo idol is Roy Duvall ... Is the subject of a documentary film released in 2013 through the University of Southern Illinois
 
 
 
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