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|Date of birth:||August 16, 1967|
|Place of birth:||Saugatuck, Michigan|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||255 lb (116 kg)|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
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|Player stats at PFR|
Matthew James Vanderbeek (born August 16, 1967 in Saugatuck, Michigan) is a former American football defensive end and linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for the Washington Redskins, Indianapolis Colts, and Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at Michigan State University.
Vanderbeek attended West Ottawa High School where he practiced football and track. He accepted a scholarship to play for Michigan State University and as a senior earned honorable-mention All-Big Ten.
Indianapolis Colts (first stint)
Indianapolis Colts (second stint)
On August 31, 1993, Vanderbeek was claimed off waivers by the Dallas Cowboys. He registered 22 special teams tackles (second on the team) and contributed to the team winning Super Bowl XXVIII. He finished with 16 special teams tackles in 1994.
On March 28, 1995, Vanderbeek signed as a free agent with the Washington Redskins. He was placed on the injured reserve list on September 4, 1996, after suffering a torn rotator cuff injury against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Vanderbeek currently works as a real estate broker.