Matt Stevens (safety)

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Matt Stevens
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Position: Safety
Personal information
Born: (1973-06-14) June 14, 1973 (age 45)
Northville, Michigan
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school: Chapel Hill (NC)
College: Appalachian State
NFL Draft: 1996 / Round: 3 / Pick: 87
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 315
Interceptions: 13
Sacks: 1
Player stats at NFL.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]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-03-29. Retrieved 2010-03-27.
  2. ^ http://thesop.org/story/20110703/matt-stevens-nfl-paraplegic-becomes-bionic-man-walks-again.html

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