Born on February 11, 1992, Jacob Thomas Matthews plays offensive lineman for the National Football League’s Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons selected him with the sixth overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.
At Texas A&M, he played collegiate football. He comes from the football-playing Matthews family. In the 2014 NFL Draft, the Atlanta Falcons selected Matthews as the sixth overall choice.
Since USC’s Tyron Smith and Matt Kalil in 2011 and 2012, respectively, Texas A&M became the first school with consecutive top-10 selected offensive linemen. Luke Joeckel was taken by the Jacksonville Jaguars as the second overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
Jake Matthews College Stats
As a junior in 2012, Matthews was chosen for the first team of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) in honor of his productive campaign.
The Football Writers Association of America also named him to their first team of All-Americans.
Jake Matthews NFL Draft
He comes from the football-playing Matthews family. In the 2014 NFL Draft, the Atlanta Falcons selected Matthews as the sixth overall choice.
Jake Matthews Contract
The Falcons and Jake Matthews agreed to a three-year, $55.5 million contract deal. Guarantees totaling $42 million were given to Matthews, $26.6 million of which is fully guaranteed at signing.
Jake Matthews Salary
Matthews will receive a $12.5 million signing bonus in addition to completely guaranteed base wages for the years 2022 and 2023.
Jake Matthews Net Worth
Jake Matthews is currently having an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. He has earned money from his career in American football.
Jake Matthews Position
Jacob Thomas Matthews plays offensive lineman for the National Football League’s Atlanta Falcons. He wears jersey number #70 for the team.