Matt King comes from Olivet College with head coach Dan Pifer. He served as an assistant coach for the Comets working with outside linebackers.
Before Olivet King worked with outside linebackers at Siena Heights University. The Saints were co-champions of the Mid-States Football Association East during his time there.
King played his college football career at Siena Heights as the Saints quarterback during the first years of the program.
During his high school career, King was named the 2008 Old Spice Red Zone Player of the Year. He led Rockville (Ind.) High School to a state finals appearance in 2007. In high school King tallied 7,880 career passing yards which was 12th all-time in the state of Indiana. He has a total of 103 passing touchdowns with 412 career rushing attempts for 2,284 yards and 39 touchdowns. As a senior, completed 213-of-324 passes (65.7 percent) for 2,947 yards and 47 touchdowns