Matt Rahn

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Matt Rahn
No. 50     Omaha Beef
Offensive lineman
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-01-14) January 14, 1982 (age 32)
Place of birth: Wheaton, Illinois
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 295 lb (134 kg)
Career information
High school: Wheaton (IL) North
College: Hastings
Undrafted in 2005
Debuted in 2007 for the Chicago Slaughter
Coaching debut in 2010 for the Harper College
Career history
 As player:
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
 As coach:
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • 1st Team All-CIFL
  • Brazialian National Champion
  • 1st Team All-UIFL
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Matthew 'Matt' Rahn (born January 14, 1982) is an American football offensive lineman for the Omaha Beef of the Champions Professional Indoor Football League (CPIFL).

College career[edit]

Rahn attended the College of DuPage, where he was a member of the football team. His play earned him a scholarship to Hastings College in Nebraska.

Professional career[edit]

Chicago Slaughter[edit]

In 2007, Rahn began playing professionally for the Chicago Slaughter of the Continental Indoor Football League. The Slaughter was in it inaugural season led by ex-Chicago Bears player, Steve McMichael. Rahn played nose tackle.

Milwaukee Boncrushers[edit]

In 2008, Rahn played for the Milwaukee Bonecrushers of the CIFL, where he was moved to primarily Guard and Tight end, as well as reserve defensive lineman.

Rock River Raptors[edit]

In 2009, Rahn played for the Rock River Raptors of the Continental Indoor Football League.

Chicago Cardinals[edit]

In 2010, Rahn played for the Chicago Cardinals also of the CIFL.

Wisconsin Wolfpack[edit]

Because of financial reasons, Rahn opted out of his contract with the Cardinals to find a better opportunity. He signed with the Wisconsin Wolfpack, who would eventually play in the 2010 CIFL Championship Game, where they lost to the Cincinnati Commandos 54-40. He was named a 1st Team All-CIFL lineman at the end of the season.

Cuiabá Arsenal[edit]

In 2010, Rahn signed with the Cuiabá Arsenal in Brazil. They won the 2010 national championship, and finished second in 2011.

Northern Kentucky River Monsters[edit]

In 2011, Rahn signed with the Northern Kentucky River Monsters of the Ultimate Indoor Football League. He was named 1st Team All-UIFL Offensive Lineman, while helping his team to an 11-3 regular season record.

Cleveland Gladiators[edit]

Rahn signed with the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League for the 2012 season.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeff Vorva (February 23, 2012). "‘Hurricane Matt’ leads area football stars on Arena Football League rosters". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved March 22, 2012.