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Matthew Rogers

Matthew Rogers

Matthew Rogers' pros and cons

Booted off March 24

AGE 25

HOMETOWN Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.

FINALS-QUALIFYING SONG ''What You Won't Do for Love''

HE SAYS [About his pitch problems] ''I'm working on my breathing.''

PRO He's got Ruben's teddy bear quality...

CON ...but he's still got those darn pitch problems.

EARLY WORD FROM SIMON ET AL. Simon grudgingly gave him a score of 3 out of 10. Ouch.

WE SAY He's headed home soon if he doesn't start nailing the notes.

Originally posted Mar 15, 2004