Cliff Matthews (American football)

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Cliff Matthews
Cliff Matthews (American football) 2013.jpg
Matthews in 2013
No. 98  Atlanta Falcons
Position: Defensive lineman
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-08-05) August 5, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth: Cheraw, South Carolina
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 275 lb (125 kg)
Career information
High school: Cheraw (SC)
College: South Carolina
NFL draft: 2011 / Round: 7 / Pick: 230
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
Tackles: 28
Quarterback sacks: 0.0
Forced fumbles: 0
Stats at

Cliff Matthews (born August 5, 1989) is an American football player that is a Defensive End/Tackle for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Falcons in the seventh round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at South Carolina.

Professional career[edit]

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

Matthews was selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the seventh round (230th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft. He was signed by the team on July 28.[1] Unfortunately, he was injured in the preseason that year.


  1. ^ Yasinskas, Pat (July 28, 2011). "Falcons sign three draft picks". Retrieved July 28, 2011. 

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