Matt Stevens (safety)

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Matt Stevens
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Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1973-06-14) June 14, 1973 (age 41)
Place of birth: Northville, Michigan
Career information
College: Appalachian State
NFL Draft: 1996 / Round: 3 / Pick: 87
Debuted in 1996
Last played in 2003
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles 315
Interceptions 13
Sacks 1
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Matthew Brian Stevens (born June 14, 1973) is a former American football safety in the National Football League, who played for five different teams. He played college football at Appalachian State University.

Stevens was paralyzed from the waist down in a motorcycle accident in 2007,[1] however, by 2011 he had regained the ability to move through the use of special leg brace support.[2]

Matt was born in Northville, MI, but his family moved to Chapel Hill, North Carolina) when he was a child. He attended Chapel Hill High School, graduating in 1991.

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