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Position:  Wide receiver
College:  Vanderbilt
Date drafted  2014
Height  1.91 m

Weight:  212 lb (96 kg)
40 yard dash time  4.46 seconds
Name  Jordan Matthews
School  Vanderbilt University
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Date of birth:  (1992-07-16) July 16, 1992 (age 23)
Role  American football wide receiver
Current team  Philadelphia Eagles (#81 / Wide receiver)
Similar People  Sam Bradford, Nelson Agholor, DeMarco Murray, Ryan Mathews, Josh Huff

Place of birth:  Huntsville, Alabama
High school:  Madison (AL) Academy

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Jordan Armand Matthews (born July 16, 1992) is an American football wide receiver for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Vanderbilt and was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft.


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College career

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As a true freshman, at Vanderbilt, Matthews had 15 receptions for 181 yards and four touchdowns in 2010. As a sophomore in 2011, he had 41 receptions for 778 yards and five touchdowns. As a junior in 2012, Matthews was a first team All-SEC selection. He finished the season with 94 receptions for 1,323 yards and eight touchdowns.

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As a senior in 2013, Matthews was again a first-team All-SEC selection. He would also be named a first-team All-American by USA Today, Athlon, CBS Sports, Sports Illustrated, and the Associated Press. During the season, he set the all-time SEC record for receptions and receiving yards. Matthews also was a semi-finalist for the Biletnikoff Award and won the 2013 CFPA Elite Wide Receiver Trophy. In his final college game, he was the MVP of the 2014 BBVA Compass Bowl after recording five receptions for 143 yards and two touchdowns. He finished the season with 112 receptions for 1,477 yards and seven touchdowns.

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For his collegiate career, Matthews had 262 receptions for 3,759 yards, both marks serving as both SEC and school records records. His 24 career touchdowns are also the best in school history.

2014 NFL Draft

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The Philadelphia Eagles drafted Matthews in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft with the 42nd overall pick. The Eagles traded up 12 spots in order to draft him.

2014 season

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On May 27, 2014, Matthews signed with the team for a four-year deal. He scored his first and second career touchdowns in a Week 3 matchup against the Washington Redskins. In a Monday Night Football matchup in Week 10, he caught 7 passes for 138 yards and two touchdowns against the Carolina Panthers. He finished the season with 67 catches for 872 yards and eight touchdowns.

2015 season

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Matthews started his second year in the NFL with a game against the Atlanta Falcons. He had 10 receptions for 102 yards in the 26-24 loss. On October 8, against the Dallas Cowboys, Matthews had nine receptions for 133 yards and one touchdown. On December 20, against the Arizona Cardinals, Matthews had eight receptions for 159 yards and one touchdown. On January 3, 2016, in the regular season finale against the New York Giants, Matthews had his only multi-touchdown game of the season. In the 35-30 victory, he had seven receptions for 54 yards and two touchdowns. On the season, he had 85 receptions for 997 yards and eight touchdowns.

2016 season

Matthews would go through some regression in the 2016 season. With rookie quarterback Carson Wentz, Matthews started his third year in the NFL with a game against the Cleveland Browns. He had seven receptions for 114 yards and one touchdown in the 29-10 victory. The season opener would be Matthew's best game of the season as he would fail to break 100 receiving yards again on the season. Against the Dallas Cowboys on October 30, he had a season-high 11 receptions for 65 yards and one touchdown in the 29-23 loss. On the season, he had 73 receptions for a career-low 804 yards and a career-low three touchdowns.

2017 season

On August 11, 2017, the Eagles traded Matthews, along with a 2018 third round pick, to the Buffalo Bills in exchange for cornerback Ronald Darby.

Personal life

Matthews is related to Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice, as his mother is Rice's first cousin. Matthews is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity. Matthews is engaged to Washington Spirit soccer player Cheyna Williams, who also attended Vanderbilt.


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