Matt Rahn

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Matt Rahn
Sioux City Bandits
Position: Offensive lineman
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-01-14) January 14, 1982 (age 33)
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: 2005
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
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Matthew 'Matt' Rahn (born January 14, 1982) is an American football offensive lineman for the Sioux City Bandits of Champions Indoor Football (CIF).

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]


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