Matt Lauria studied Drama at the University of North Carolina School of The Arts. He appeared in school productions, then pursued a career on the stage. He first appeared on television in an episode of 30 Rock. He was later cast in the short-lived television series The Lipstick Jungle. But his most popular role was that of football player, Luke Cafferty, beginning in the fourth season of Friday Night Lights. He can now be seen in the new Fox drama, The Chicago Code.