Matthews with the Atlanta Falcons in 2013
|No. -- Free agent|
|Date of birth:||August 5, 1989|
|Place of birth:||Cheraw, South Carolina|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||275 lb (125 kg)|
|High school:||Cheraw (SC)|
|NFL Draft:||2011 / Round: 7 / Pick: 230|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014|
Cliff Matthews (born August 5, 1989) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the seventh round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at South Carolina.
Matthews was selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the seventh round (230th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft. He was signed by the team on July 28. Unfortunately, he was injured in the preseason that year. On September 4, 2015, he was released by the Falcons.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Atlanta Falcons (second stint)
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