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 began his high school education at the Highland Park High School.

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. Ranking in the top 20 for all-time in pass attempts, completions, passing yards, and passing touchdowns, Stafford is third in all-time passing yards per game and was the fastest NFL player to reach 40,000 yards.

Matthew Stafford Parents: Meet Margaret Stafford and John Stafford

Stafford was born in Tampa, Florida to John and Margaret Stafford. He lived in Dunwoody, Georgia, while his father attended graduate school at the University of Georgia.

John, Mathew’s father, has always been a strong supporter of his eldest son as well as his mother Margaret who also assisted him in developing his confidence in the game from high school to college games.

Tho Margaret was living in Dallas, she had travelled to Detroit on multiple occasions to cheer on her son in the stands or to watch the games on the NFL Channel.


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