Steve Matthews (American football)

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Steve Matthews
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Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Born: (1970-10-13) October 13, 1970 (age 52)
Tullahoma, Tennessee
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:228 lb (103 kg)
Career information
High school: Tullahoma (TN)
College: Memphis
NFL Draft: 1994  / Round: 7 / Pick: 199
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
TD-INT:0-0
Passing Yards:299
QB Rating:85.3
Player stats at NFL.com

Stephen Keith Matthews (born October 13, 1970) is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League. He played five seasons for the Kansas City Chiefs, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Tennessee Oilers, later the Titans, (formerly Houston Oilers). He played collegiately at the Harford Community College of Harford County, Maryland in Churchville for the Fighting Owls and later at the University of Memphis for the Tigers. He is currently suspended as head football coach for receiving a DUI and having prescription pain pills in his vehicle with no prescription at Knoxville Catholic High School in Knoxville, Tennessee. [1]

Professional career

Matthews was drafted in the seventh round (199th overall) in the 1994 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs. After three seasons with no playing time, he left and joined the Jacksonville Jaguars. With the Jaguars, Matthews played in two games and started one. In his first start on September 7, 1997, Matthews led Jacksonville to a win over the New York Giants by completing 23 of 35 passes with no interceptions. [2] He would then play for the Tennessee Titans during the 1998 season. He played in just one game, completing 2 of 3 passes for 24 yards. He would be released at the end of the '98 Season.

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References

  1. Dave Link (December 21, 2012). "Catholic High School hires Steve Matthews as football coach". knoxnews.com. Retrieved January 7, 2014.
  2. "Looking for No. 3 Can QB Steve Matthews, cut by Jaguars, stick with Oilers?". Sports Illustrated. August 28, 1998. Archived from the original on January 7, 2014. Retrieved January 7, 2014.