Kevin Matthews (American football)

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Kevin Matthews
Tennessee Titans
Center
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-02-04) February 4, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth: Sugar Land, Texas
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 302 lb (137 kg)
Career information
High school: Missouri City (TX) Elkins
College: Texas A&M
Undrafted in 2010
Debuted in 2010 for the Tennessee Titans
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Honorable mention All-Big 12 Conference Coaches honors (2009)
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Games played 17
Games started 3
Stats at NFL.com

Kevin James Matthews (born February 4, 1987) is an American football center who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent in 2010. He played college football at Texas A&M.

Kevin Matthews is the son of Pro Football Hall of Fame offensive lineman Bruce Matthews, an assistant coach for the Titans at his position.

Professional career[edit]

Tennessee Titans[edit]

Matthews was signed by the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent following the 2010 NFL Draft on April 30, 2010. He was waived during final cuts on September 4, but was re-signed to the team's practice squad on September 5. He was promoted to the active roster on December 15.

Washington Redskins[edit]

On May 7, 2013, Matthews signed with the Washington Redskins.[1] He didn't make the final roster and was cut on the last day of training camp on August 30, 2013.

Personal[edit]

Kevin's father, Bruce Matthews, is a Hall of Fame offensive lineman who played for the Houston Oilers/Tennessee Oilers/Tennessee Titans from 19832001, and is currently the offensive line coach with the Titans. Kevin's uncle, Clay Matthews, Jr., is a former four-time Pro Bowl linebacker who played for the Cleveland Browns and Atlanta Falcons from 19781996. Kevin's grandfather, Clay Matthews, Sr., is a former offensive tackle and linebacker who played for the San Francisco 49ers for four seasons during the 1950s. Kevin's younger brother, Jake Matthews, is an offensive tackle for Texas A&M. Kevin's cousins, Clay Matthews III and Casey Matthews, are linebackers for the Green Bay Packers and Philadelphia Eagles respectively. Kevin also has a younger brother Mike, who is a center for Texas A&M.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tinsman, Brian (May 7, 2013). "Redskins Sign Center Kevin Matthews". Redskins.com. Retrieved 2013-05-08. 

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