Clay Matthews

Date of Birth
May. 13, 1986
255 lbs


William Clay Matthews III is a linebacker for the Green Bay Packers. He is a four-time Pro Bowler and former Super Bowl Champion.

Early Life

Matthews was born on May 14, 1986 in Northridge California. He attended Agoura High School where his father was the defensive coordinator. Matthews admits he wasn’t ready physically to compete on a high-level in high school. His father refused to allow his son to start, subsequently leaving Matthews the decision to play for a FCS formerly known as Division I-AA or compete to become a walk-on at a Division I school. Matthews chose to attend the University of Southern California like his father and uncle.

University of Southern California Trojans

Matthews hadn’t earned his scholarship until his sophomore year. He continued to play as a backup linebacker...

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