Matt Veldman

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Matt Veldman
No. -- Free agent
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-08-12) August 12, 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth: Becker, Minnesota
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school: Becker (MN)
College: North Dakota State
Undrafted: 2012
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
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Matt Veldman (born August 12, 1988) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2012. He played college football at North Dakota State. His younger brother Michael Veldman is a Quarterback for the NDSU Bison.

Professional career[edit]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

Veldman signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars following the 2012 NFL Draft as a rookie free agent.[1] He spent the entire 2012 season on injured reserve. On June 11, 2013, he was released to make room on the roster for QB Mike Kafka.

Detroit Lions[edit]

Veldman signed with the Detroit Lions on June 17, 2013.[2] He was released from the Lions on August 27, 2013. After spending time on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers practice squad, Veldman re-signed with the Lions practice squad on December 19, 2013.[3]

Washington Redskins[edit]

Veldman was signed by the Washington Redskins on August 14, 2014.[4] The Redskins waived Veldman on August 26, 2014.[5]


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