Defensive Back Signs for 2019 Season

Defensive back Dontra Matthews has signed with the Salina Liberty for the 2019 season.

Matthews, a native of Palatka, Fla., played for the Liberty during the 2016 season and finished with 27 tackles and four interceptions in just five games.

The 6-foot-3, 200-pound Matthews played for the Wichita Force last season and was a second-team All-CIF selection with 72 tackles and three interceptions in 12 games.

Matthews played at the collegiate level at Victory Valley (Calif.) College.

The Liberty open their fourth season on March 16 with a preseason game, followed by a regular season road game at Amarillo on March 23.

Salina will be part of the CIF's Northern Conference with the Wichita Force, Sioux City Bandits and Omaha Beef. The Southern Conference features the Amarillo Venom, Oklahoma Flying Aces, Duke City Gladiators and Texas Revolution. The Liberty will play a 12-game regular season schedule in 2019.