Matthew Tucker

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Matthew Tucker
Free agent
Position: Running back
Personal information
Born: (1991-05-24) May 24, 1991 (age 26)
Tyler, Texas
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 227 lb (103 kg)
Career information
College: TCU
Undrafted: 2013
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards: --
Rushing average: --
Rushing Touchdowns: --
Player stats at NFL.com

Matthew Tucker (born May 24, 1991) is an American football running back who is currently a free agent. He played college football at TCU. Tucker signed as an undrafted free agent with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2013.

Early years[edit]

He was selected to the first-team all-state.[1] He was named as the Class 3A Offensive Player of the Year in high school.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

On April 27, 2013, he signed with the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent.[2] He was released on August 30, 2014[3] Tucker signed with the Eagles Practice Squad on August 31, 2014.[4] He was waived by the Eagles on July 27, 2015, a few days before the start of training camp.

New York Jets[edit]

The New York Jets signed Tucker on August 4, 2016.[5] He was waived/injured on August 13, 2016 after not appearing in New York's first preseason game.[6] After going unclaimed on waivers, Tucker reverted to the team's injured reserve list. Tucker reached an injury settlement with the Jets and was released from the reserve list on September 6, 2016.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "TCU Profile". gofrogs.cstv.com. 
  2. ^ "Philadelphia Eagles add 9 undrafted free agents to reach 90-man roster limit". pennlive.com. Retrieved April 30, 2013. 
  3. ^ http://www.nj.com/eagles/index.ssf/2014/08/eagles_roster_cuts_kenjon_barner_matthew_tucker_ed_reynolds_released_as_team_gets_to_53.html
  4. ^ http://www.bleedinggreennation.com/2014/8/31/6089915/philadelphia-eagles-practice-squad-announced-2014-matthew-tucker-ed-reynolds
  5. ^ Allen, Eric (August 4, 2016). "RB Moves: Jets Sign Tucker, Waive Williams". New York Jets. Archived from the original on August 16, 2016. Retrieved August 16, 2016. 
  6. ^ Lange, Randy (August 13, 2016). "Lache Seastrunk Joins Green & White Roster". New York Jets. Archived from the original on August 16, 2016. Retrieved August 16, 2016. 
  7. ^ Hughes, Connor (September 6, 2016). "Jets sign safety Antonio Allen, reach injury settlement with Trevor Reilly". NJ.com. Archived from the original on September 6, 2016. Retrieved September 6, 2016. 

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