2017 Youth Football Clinic

sponsored by Mass Elite

Updated Wednesday June 14, 2017 by Alex Perez.

Framingham Youth Football held a 2-day clinic for players on Wednesday and Thursday at the Maple Street field on the campus of Framingham State University.

One of the coaches was former Framingham State University quarterback Matt Silva, who showed the players his college championship rings.

In 2015, Silva ranked among the nation’s and conference’s leaders in most passing categories throughout the year completing 264-of-411 passes for 3,168 yards with a school record 41 touchdowns and just seven interceptions.

Silva, who currently holds a dozen Framingham State passing records, established new school records for touchdowns in a game (6), touchdowns in a season (41), yards passing in a game (510) and season (3,168) during his senior campaign.


For his career, Silva threw for 9,866 yards with 118 touchdowns while completing 788 of 1,325 pass attempts.

Silva earned multiple post season honors after his final season in the black and gold. Silva was named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Offensive Player of the Year, a first team All-MASCAC selection, the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston’s Joseph Zabilski Award winner, a New England Football Writer’s All-New England selection and season Gold Helmet Award winner. He was recognized by D3football.com as an All-East region performer in addition to being selected the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III North Offensive Player of the Year and a first team all-star.

Coaches for the 3rd Annual FYFC Clinic included Framingham State Head Football Coach Thomas Kelley, Silva, FYFC coaches, Framingham High assistant coach Darrell Braggs, Framingham High teacher and Holliston assistant coach Jon Marshall, and a couple of former Framingham State University players as coaches.

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