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Matt Tobin (born June 5, 1990) is an American football offensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He played college football at University of Iowa, and was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2013.

Matt Tobin
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Tobin with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2015
Free agent
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1990-06-05) June 5, 1990 (age 29)
Worthington, Iowa
Height:6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight:310 lb (141 kg)
Career information
High school:Beckman Catholic
(Dyersville, Iowa)
College:Iowa
Undrafted:2013
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of Week 9, 2018
Games played:57
Games started:21
Player stats at NFL.com

Early yearsEdit

Matt Tobin went to school at St. Paul's elementary school in Worthington, IA. After graduating in 6th grade, he attended Beckman Catholic High School in Dyersville, IA. Tobin did not start a game until his senior season in high school, in which he was selected to the second team all-state. He was named to the first team all-District and all-Area also in his senior season, in which he was named captain of all-Area squad.

College careerEdit

Tobin played college football as a walk on at University of Iowa, where he started his final 22 games.

Professional careerEdit

Philadelphia EaglesEdit

On April 29, 2013, he signed with the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent.[1]

On December 12, 2016, Tobin was placed on injured reserve after suffering a knee injury in Week 14.[2]

Seattle SeahawksEdit

On August 21, 2017, Tobin was traded, along with the Eagles' 2018 seventh round pick, to the Seattle Seahawks in exchange for their 2018 fifth round pick.[3]

New England PatriotsEdit

On March 17, 2018, Tobin signed with the New England Patriots.[4] On September 1, Tobin was released as part of the roster cutdown.[5]

San Francisco 49ersEdit

On September 3, 2018, Tobin signed a one year deal with the San Francisco 49ers.[6] He was released on September 19, 2018.[7]

New England Patriots (second stint)Edit

On November 7, 2018, Tobin was re-signed by the New England Patriots.[8] On November 26, 2018,the Patriots waived Tobin.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Eagles Add Nine Rookie Free Agents". philadelphiaeagles.com. Retrieved April 29, 2013.
  2. ^ McPherson, Chris (December 12, 2016). "Eagles Place Three On Injured Reserve". PhiladelphiaEagles.com.
  3. ^ George, David (August 21, 2017). "Eagles Trade Offensive Lineman Matt Tobin; Acquire 2018 Fifth-Round Pick From Seattle". PhiladelphiaEagles.com.
  4. ^ "Patriots Sign Three Free Agents". Patriots.com. March 17, 2018.
  5. ^ "Patriots Announce Roster Cutdown". Patriots.com. September 1, 2018.
  6. ^ "49ers Announce a Series of Roster Moves". 49ers.com. September 3, 2018.
  7. ^ "49ers LB Reuben Foster Activated; Release OL Matt Tobin". 49ers.com. September 19, 2018.
  8. ^ Buchmasser, Bernd (November 7, 2018). "Patriots fill final roster spot by re-signing offensive lineman Matt Tobin to a one-year contract".
  9. ^ "Patriots Activate RB Rex Burkhead to 53-Man Roster; Release OL Matt Tobin". Patriots.com. November 26, 2018.

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