| Josue Matias|
Union City (NJ)
American football guard
| (1993-01-06) January 6, 1993 (age 22)|
Florida State Seminoles football
70 (Florida State Seminoles football / Offensive lineman), 66 (Tennessee Titans / Guard)
Tre\' Jackson, Cameron Erving, AJ Cann, Ken Whisenhunt
Offensive lineman, Guard
Josue Matías (born January 6, 1993) is an American football guard for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida State. Upon signing with the Tennessee Titans in 2015, he became the first Dominican-born player in the NFL.
Josue Matías Wikipedia
Matías was born in the Dominican Republic and moved to Union City, New Jersey with his family when he was six. He attended Union City High School. Matías was a four-star recruit by Rivals.com. He originally committed to Rutgers University to play college football but changed to Florida State University.
After spending his true freshman season in 2011 as a backup, Matías started all 13 games as a sophomore in 2012. As a junior in 2013, he started all 14 games, including the 2014 BCS National Championship Game. He returned as a starter his senior season in 2014.
The Titans signed Josue Matias as a rookie free agent on May 11, 2015. He spent his entire rookie campaign on the team's practice squad. On August 18, 2016, Matias was placed on injured reserve.