John Matthew Stafford is an American football quarterback for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League. He played college football at Georgia, where he was a first-team All-American, and was selected first overall by the Detroit Lions in the 2009 NFL Draft.
Born on February 7, 1988 (age 33 years), in Tampa, Florida, in the United States of America, Matthew attended Highland Park High School with Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw.
He was coached by Randy Allen and was widely considered to be one of the best high school quarterbacks in the United States in the Class of 2006, ranked ahead of Tim Tebow.
Awards and honors
- Named SEC Freshman of the Week twice during the 2006 season
- Named Rivals.com’s National Freshman of the Week for his performance against Auburn on November 11, 2006
- Received the University of Georgia’s 2006 Offensive Newcomer of the Year Award
- Named to the 2006 SEC Coaches’ All-Freshman Team
- Named Offensive MVP of the 2006 Chick-fil-A Bowl
- Named All-America in 2008 by Pro Football Weekly
- Named to Second-team All-SEC in 2008
- MVP of the 2009 Capital One Bowl
- Detroit Lions (2009–2020)
- Los Angeles Rams (2021–present)
Matthew Stafford Children
Matthew Stafford has four children namely; Tyler Hall Stafford, Hunter Hope Stafford, Chandler Stafford, And Sawyer Stafford
Meet Tyler Hall Stafford, Hunter Hope Stafford, Chandler Stafford, And Sawyer Stafford
Matthew got married to his wife Kelly on April 4, 2015, and have four daughters with two of them being twins by the name of Chandler and Sawyer who was born in March 2017, whiles their third born Hunter Hope was born in August 2018, and Tyler Hall who is the last born and was born in June 2020.