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Born: May 6, 1994 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2017: Years as a Lion: 1st Years in CFL: 1st Status: International
Career Games: 0 Playoffs: 0 Grey Cup: 0
Matt was signed as a free agent by the Lions in February 2017.
2016: Matt was invited to a workout with his hometown Philadelphia Eagles but was eventually signed by the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent. He was waived by the Giants after a shoulder injury sidelined him late in camp.
2012-2015: The speedy Pennsylvania native appeared in 42 games over four years at Lafayette recording a total of 108 individual tackles 10 of which were for a loss along with four sacks. He was a two-time All-Patriot Conference first-team selection at cornerback and also collected first-team special teams recognition as a sophomore in 2013 setting a school record in kickoff returns with 29.6-yard average. As a senior in 2015, he was selected as the Leopard’s team MVP after notching 31 solo stops and an interception.