Matt Spanos

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Matt Spanos
Guard / Center
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-12-31) December 31, 1984 (age 29)
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 305 lb (138 kg)
Career information
High school: Corona (CA)
College: Southern California
Undrafted in 2008
Debuted in 2013 for the San Jose SaberCats
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Honorable mention All-Pac-10 (2007)
Career NFL statistics as of 2008
Games played
Games started
Fumble recoveries
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Matt Spanos (born December 31, 1984 in Corona, California) is a Canadian and American football guard who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Southern California.

Early years[edit]

Spanos graduated from Corona High School where he played on the defensive line as well.

College career[edit]

Spanos played all thirteen games as a redshirt sophomore. He would have started in 2006 as an offensive tackle but was academically ineligible.

Spanos started nearly every game (he only missed the first three due to an injury) at center He was selected for the Pacific-10 Conference honorable mention team.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft[edit]

He was invited to the 2008 NFL Combine.

Miami Dolphins[edit]

He signed a free agent contract with the National Football League's Miami Dolphins on May 19, 2008.[2] However, he was waived by the Dolphins during final cuts on August 30 and spent the season out of football.

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

Spanos was signed to a future contract by the Dallas Cowboys on January 12, 2009. He was waived on July 2, 2009.

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

Spanos was signed by the San Francisco 49ers on July 31, 2009. He was later released by the team on September 5, 2009

Hamilton Tiger-Cats[edit]

On October 20, 2009, Spanos was signed by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League, and added to their practice roster. He was released on June 24, 2010.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pac-10 Football Awards and All-Conference Team Announced, Pacific 10 Conference, December 3, 2007.
  2. ^ Omar Kelly (May 19, 2008). "Dolphins sign three draft picks; add USC center". sun-sentinel.com. Retrieved 2008-05-30. 

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