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Matt Tennant
C #65
Height:
6-4
Weight:
300
College:
Boston College
Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio
Experience:
3
Offensive Line
YearTeamGGS
TOTAL 36 0
2012 PHI 8 0
2012 NE 0 0
2011 NO 12 0
2010 NO 16 0

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NFL CAREER – This intelligent, hard-nosed lineman, who was the club’s fifth round draft choice in 2010, has served as the club’s primary backup on the interior of the offensive line for the past two seasons. In 2011, he will compete for a spot in the club’s offensive line rotation.

NFL CAREER – This intelligent, hard-nosed lineman, who was the club’s fifth round draft choice in 2010, has served as the club’s primary backup on the interior of the offensive line for the past two seasons. In 2011, he will compete for a spot in the club’s offensive line rotation.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS – Signed to a four-year contract, 7/22/10; A fifth round draft choice (158th overall) in the 2010 NFL Draft.

2011 – Saw action in 12 regular season games and both postseason contests on special teams…After being inactive for the first three games, saw first action of the season on special teams at Jacksonville, Oct. 2…Saw action on offense at Minnesota, Dec. 18.  2010 – Saw action in all 16 regular season games and one postseason contest on special teams…Saw snaps along the offensive line in finale vs. Tampa Bay, 1/2/11.

COLLEGE – Three-year starter at BC, who opened 41 games in his career…Third-team All-American selection as a senior by the NFL Draft Report, an All-Atlantic Coast Conference first-team choice…Finalist for the Rimington Award, given to the nation’s top center…A second-team All-ACC from the NFL Draft Report as a junior, also earning honorable mention honors from league’s coaches and media…Started every game as a sophomore after moving to the middle in training camp…Appeared in five games as a backup guard as a freshman in 2006… Studied in the College of Arts & Sciences.

PERSONAL – Attended Archbishop Moeller (Cincinnati, Ohio) HS… three-year starter at guard, who was an Associated Press All-State selection as a senior in 2004, as well as being honored as the Greater Catholic South League’s Lineman of the Year...Also lettered in wrestling and track…Full name: Matthew H. Tennant…Born, March 19, 1987.

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