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Matt McCants
OT #71
Height:
6-5
Weight:
309
College:
Alabama-Birmingham
Hometown:
Mobile, AL
Experience:
4
Offensive Line
YearTeamGGS
TOTAL 30 3
2016 CHI 2 0
2016 OAK 2 0
2015 OAK 2 0
2014 OAK 11 0
2013 OAK 13 3

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Biography

Career Transactions: Originally selected by the New York Giants in the sixth round (201st overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft…Waived by the Giants on Aug. 31, 2012…Signed to the Giants’ practice squad on Sept. 1, 2012…Released from the Giants’ practice squad on Sept. 7, 2012…Signed to the Giants’ practice squad on Sept. 17, 2012…Signed by the Giants on Jan. 2, 2013...Waived by the Giants on Aug. 31, 2013…Signed to the Oakland Raiders’ practice squad on Sept. 2, 2013…Elevated to the Raiders’ active roster on Sept. 7, 2013…Signed by the Raiders on April 18, 2014…Waived by the Raiders on Nov. 26, 2016…Claimed off waivers by the Cleveland Browns on Nov. 28, 2016…Waived by the Browns on Dec. 9, 2016…Claimed by the Chicago Bears via waivers on Dec. 12, 2016…Signed by the Browns as an unrestricted free agent on March 27, 2017.

At a Glance:

Joined the Browns as an unrestricted free agent in 2017.

Only played football his senior year of high school.

2016: Appeared in two games with the Raiders and two games with the Bears…Inactive for eight games in Oakland and one in Chicago.

2015: Appeared in two games with the Raiders.

2014: Appeared in 11 games with the Raiders.

2013: Started three of 13 games played for the Raiders…(9/8) at Ind.: Made NFL debut…(10/6) vs. SD: Made first NFL start at right tackle.

College: Appeared in 46 career games with 42 starts at the University of Alabama-Birmingham…As a senior in 2011, started 11 games on way to earning first-team All-Conference USA honors…As a junior in 2010, started all 12 games and earned first-team All-Conference USA honors…As a sophomore in 2009, started all 12 games, earning honorable mention All-Conference USA…As a freshman in 2007, appeared in 11 games with seven starts…Earned his degree in criminal justice.

Personal: Given name is Matthew Jamaal McCants…Native of Mobile, Ala…He and his wife, Adrienne, have a son, Samuel…High School: Attended Williamson High School in Mobile, Ala...Received All-Region honorable mention as a senior...Helped team advance to the class 5A state playoffs...Only played football his senior season...Played tuba in school band before joining football team prior to senior season…Community Involvement: Mentors at-risk kids of Jefferson County (Ohio) Juvenile Court…Also volunteers at The Arc of Jefferson County, which impacts the lives of mentally challenged individuals…Hobbies/Interests: Enjoys playing with his newborn son, Samuel, in his free time…Favorite movie is Forest Gump.

Career Transactions: Originally selected by the New York Giants in the sixth round (201st overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft…Waived by the Giants on Aug. 31, 2012…Signed to the Giants’ practice squad on Sept. 1, 2012…Released from the Giants’ practice squad on Sept. 7, 2012…Signed to the Giants’ practice squad on Sept. 17, 2012…Signed by the Giants on Jan. 2, 2013...Waived by the Giants on Aug. 31, 2013…Signed to the Oakland Raiders’ practice squad on Sept. 2, 2013…Elevated to the Raiders’ active roster on Sept. 7, 2013…Signed by the Raiders on April 18, 2014…Waived by the Raiders on Nov. 26, 2016…Claimed off waivers by the Cleveland Browns on Nov. 28, 2016…Waived by the Browns on Dec. 9, 2016…Claimed by the Chicago Bears via waivers on Dec. 12, 2016…Signed by the Browns as an unrestricted free agent on March 27, 2017.

At a Glance:

Joined the Browns as an unrestricted free agent in 2017.

Only played football his senior year of high school.

2016: Appeared in two games with the Raiders and two games with the Bears…Inactive for eight games in Oakland and one in Chicago.

2015: Appeared in two games with the Raiders.

2014: Appeared in 11 games with the Raiders.

2013: Started three of 13 games played for the Raiders…(9/8) at Ind.: Made NFL debut…(10/6) vs. SD: Made first NFL start at right tackle.

College: Appeared in 46 career games with 42 starts at the University of Alabama-Birmingham…As a senior in 2011, started 11 games on way to earning first-team All-Conference USA honors…As a junior in 2010, started all 12 games and earned first-team All-Conference USA honors…As a sophomore in 2009, started all 12 games, earning honorable mention All-Conference USA…As a freshman in 2007, appeared in 11 games with seven starts…Earned his degree in criminal justice.

Personal: Given name is Matthew Jamaal McCants…Native of Mobile, Ala…He and his wife, Adrienne, have a son, Samuel…High School: Attended Williamson High School in Mobile, Ala...Received All-Region honorable mention as a senior...Helped team advance to the class 5A state playoffs...Only played football his senior season...Played tuba in school band before joining football team prior to senior season…Community Involvement: Mentors at-risk kids of Jefferson County (Ohio) Juvenile Court…Also volunteers at The Arc of Jefferson County, which impacts the lives of mentally challenged individuals…Hobbies/Interests: Enjoys playing with his newborn son, Samuel, in his free time…Favorite movie is Forest Gump.

 

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