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As a linebacker with the National Football League’s Buffalo Bills, Tyler Matakevich participates in American football. He is 1.85 m tall and 107 kg in weight. He played football as a linebacker and a running back at St. Joseph High School in Trumbull, Connecticut. In total, he accumulated 3,898 all-purpose yards during his time in high school, 2,357 yards rushing, 1,355 yards receiving, 371 tackles, 4.5 sacks, three forced fumbles, six fumble recoveries, eight interceptions, and 59 total touchdowns.

At Temple University, he participated in collegiate football for the Temple Owls football team. He participated in all 13 contests during his debut season, starting the fifth game. He recorded 100 tackles, becoming the first freshman in school history to do so.

During his final year of eligibility, he guided Temple to the inaugural AAC Championship and won numerous national awards, including AAC Defensive Player of the Year, the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, and the Chuck Bednarik Award. Tyler was taken by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the seventh round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He was given a four-year, $2.40 million rookie deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers in May 2016, which also included a $63,502 signing bonus.

Tyler Matakevich

He recorded a season-high six combined tackles in a 23-20 win over the Cincinnati Bengals in December 2017. Matakevich and the Buffalo Bills agreed to a two-year deal on March 30, 2020. Tyler agreed to a one-year agreement with the Bills in March 2021 that would last through the 2022 season.

Who Are Tyler Matakevich Parents?

Tyler Matakevich was born to Kim and David Matakevich. They keep a low profile so there is nothing else known about them.

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