Matechuk spent the majority of the year on the reserve list, dressing for his only game of the season on Aug 12/12 against his former team, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
Serving as Hamilton’s long snapper for three seasons, Matechuk appeared in 42 regular season games and two playoff contests, registering 23 special teams tackles. He attended training camp with the Blue Bombers in 2008, prior to being signed by the Tiger-Cats in August.
Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL): Matechuk played three seasons in the Canadian Junior Football League with three different teams. He began his CJFL career with the Regina Thunder in 2005, before joining the Winnipeg Rifles in 2006 where he recorded 50 defensive tackles, one blocked kick, one interception and one fumble recovery. He then joined the Victoria Rebels in 2007, recording 61 defensive tackles, three quarterback sacks and two blocked kicks. Matechuk also spent time with the University of Manitoba Bisons in 2008.