Matt Dominguez

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Matt Dominguez
Born: (1978-06-27) June 27, 1978 (age 40)
Georgetown, Texas
Career information
CFL status International
Position(s) WR
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 222 lb (101 kg)
College Sam Houston State
NFL draft 2001 / Undrafted
Career history
As player
2001–2002 Denver Broncos
2003 Saskatchewan Roughriders
2004 New York Jets*
20042008 Saskatchewan Roughriders
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
CFL West All-Star 2006
Career stats

Matt Pilar Dominguez (born June 27, 1978) is a former gridiron football wide receiver. He was originally signed by the Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent in 2002. He played college football at Sam Houston State.

Dominguez was also a member of the New York Jets and Saskatchewan Roughriders. He won a Grey Cup with the Roughriders in the 2007 Saskatchewan Roughriders season.

Dominguez along with his then teammate Gene Makowsky made a cameo appearance in the Corner Gas episode "Reader Pride".

College career[edit]

Dominguez attended Sam Houston State for college where he was the team's MVP twice and the school's first NCAA division I-AA All-American.

Professional career[edit]

Denver Broncos[edit]

Dominguez spent time on the Denver Broncos practice squad and played in 12 games with 3 receptions for 27 yards, his first catch came against the Seattle Seahawks on October 14, 2001.

First stint with Roughriders[edit]

After being released Dominguez was signed by the Roughriders in 2003 and quickly used his size to his advantage and became a fan favourite by gaining over 1,000 yards in his first year.

New York Jets[edit]

In 2004 Dominguez signed with the New York Jets of the National Football League. He was cut at the end of training camp.

Second stint with Roughriders[edit]

In 2005, Dominguez tore ligaments in his knee and was lost for the season after two games. Dominguez runs a football camp in Saskatchewan[1] and spends his off-season in Regina with his wife Jennifer and his sons Matthew the 2nd and Marcel and daughter Victoria. He won the 95th Grey Cup in the 2007 CFL season with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Dominguez was released by the Roughriders on February 13, 2009, days before he was due a bonus payment and other incentives with two years remaining on his contract. Dominguez stated that he would still like to re-sign with Saskatchewan even if they are seeking a smaller contract. Sources suggested to the Regina Leader-Post that the Roughriders would like to sign him if he passes some physical tests after suffering his third knee injury of his career last season.[2]


  1. ^ "Matt Dominguez Football Camp". Matt Dominguez Football Camp. Retrieved 2009-02-15. 
  2. ^ Mccormick, Murray (2009-02-14). "Dominguez released". Leader-Post. Retrieved 2009-02-15. 

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