Jake Matthews

Date of Birth
Feb 10, 1992
College
Texas A&M
Height
6-5
Weight
305 lbs

Jake Matthews

Bio

Jacob Matthews, usually shortened to Jake Matthews, was born in Missouri City, Texas on February 11, 1992. An offensive tackle for the Atlanta Falcons, he was selected during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, having previously played college football for the Texas A&M Aggies. His father, Bruce Matthews, enjoyed a legendary NFL career and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, while several other family members have found success in football.

During his youth, Matthews played football for Elkins High School in his hometown and was named as a High School All-American by USA Today, SuperPrep and Parade in 2009. He went on to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in 2010 and by the time he finished his senior year, Matthews was regarded as one of the top ten offensive tac...