|No. 81 Philadelphia Eagles|
|Date of birth:||July 16, 1992|
|Place of birth:||Huntsville, Alabama|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||212 lb (96 kg)|
|High school:||Madison (AL) Academy|
|NFL Draft:||2014 / Round: 2 / Pick: 42|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 9, 2016|
Jordan Armand Matthews (born July 16, 1992) is an American football wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Eagles in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Vanderbilt.
As a true freshman, at Vanderbilt, Matthews had 15 receptions for 181 yards and four touchdowns. As a sophomore in 2011, he had 41 receptions for 778 yards and five touchdowns. As a junior in 2012, Matthews was a first team All-SEC selection. He finished the season with 94 receptions for 1,323 yards and eight touchdowns.
As a senior in 2013, Matthews was again a first-team All-SEC selection. He would also be named a first-team All-American by USA Today and Athlon. CBS Sports, Sports Illustrated, and the Associated Press. During the season, he set the all-time SEC record for receptions and receiving yards. Matthews also was a semi-finalist for the Biletnikoff Award and won the 2013 CFPA Elite Wide Receiver Trophy. In his final college game, he was the MVP of the 2014 BBVA Compass Bowl after recording five receptions for 143 yards and two touchdowns. He finished the season with 112 receptions for 1,477 yards and seven touchdowns.
For his career, Matthews had 262 receptions for 3,759 yards and 24 touchdowns, all three of which are school records.
2014 NFL Draft
|Ht||Wt||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 3 in||212 lb||4.46 s||1.55 s||2.61 s||4.18 s||6.95 s||35.5 in||10 ft 0 in||21 reps|
|All values from NFL Combine|
On May 27, 2014, he signed with the team for a four-year deal. He scored his first and second career touchdowns in a Week 3 matchup against the Washington Redskins. In a Monday Night Football matchup in Week 10, he caught 7 passes for 138 yards and two touchdowns against the Carolina Panthers. He finished the season with 67 catches for 872 yards and eight touchdowns.
- Former Madison Academy standout Jordan Matthews named All-SEC
- "2013 All-SEC Football Team Announced". SEC Digital Network. December 10, 2013.
- "USA TODAY Sports' All-America college football team". USA Today. December 11, 2013.
- "Matthews named to Athlons' (sic) First Team All-America squad". Vanderbilt University Athletics. December 13, 2013.
- Jordan Matthews sets SEC record
- Vanderbilt WR Jordan Matthews breaks SEC receiving record
- Vanderbilt WR Jordan Matthews ends college career with MVP performance in BBVA Compass Bowl
- Vandy's Jordan Matthews goes out in style in Compass Bowl
- Vanderbilt's Jordan Matthews a distant relative of Jerry Rice