American football player Matthew Slater competes for the New England Patriots of the NFL as a wide receiver and member of the special teams. He is 93 kg and 1.83 m tall. He played football at Servite High School in California for two seasons and earned a letter. He was chosen as an All-West pick by Prep Star and a three-star pick by Rivals.com. He was also selected for the All-Serra League team thrice.
He had two touchdown catches and 23 catches for 333 yards as a junior. He hauled in 39 passes as a senior for 707 yards and five scores. As a senior, he was chosen as the Orange County Register Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year in 2003. He went to the University of California, Los Angeles and participated in collegiate football for the UCLA Bruins.
His academic interests at the university were political science and history. He took part in 13 contests as a junior. He was a kick returner who made the first team All-Pac 10. During the 2008 NFL Draft, the New England Patriots selected him in the fifth round. He was chosen for both the 2012 Pro Bowl and the 2011 Pro Football Writers Association (PFW/PFWA) All-Pro teams, which included All-NFL and All-AFC players.
After the 2011 campaign, he was a free agent. Later, to rejoin the Patriots in 2012, he signed a three-year deal. For the second year in a row, he was selected as the lone AFC special teamer to the Pro Bowl and the PFW/PFWA All-Pro in 2012. He committed to an extra year of employment in March 2022.
Is Matthew Slater Married?
Yes. Matthew Slater is married. His wife is Shahrzad Ehdaivand Slater. They got married in 2015.
Who Is Matthew Slater Wife, Shahrzad Ehdaivand Slater?
Matthew Slater’s Matthew Slater’s wife Shahrzad Ehdaivand is a practicing physician. She earned her degree from Brown University.