Matthew Stafford Speaker Profile
Quarterback for the Detroit Lions
Matthew Stafford Biography
Matthew Stafford was born February 7, 1988 an is a quarterback for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Lions first overall in the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Georgia. He is the 4th quarterback in NFL history to throw over 5,000 yards in a single season, including one of three in the 2011 season. (Drew Brees, and Tom Brady).
On January 1, 2012, Stafford became the fourth quarterback in NFL history and third in the 2011 season, along with Tom Brady and Drew Brees, to throw for 5000 passing yards in a season after collecting 520 passing yards against the Green Bay Packers in a 45-41 loss in Week 17 and finished the season with a 10-6 record, leading the Lions to their first playoff appearance since 1999. The accomplishment makes Stafford the second youngest quarterback in NFL history to do so behind only Dan Marino. Over the last four games of the 2011 regular season, Stafford became the only quarterback in NFL history to pass for over 1,500 yards (1,511) and 14 touchdowns over a four-game span.
During the Wild Card Round in the playoffs against the New Orleans Saints, Stafford threw for 380 yards with 3 touchdowns passes and rushing for one too, but threw two late picks in the fourth quarter that sealed the game for the Lions, as they were defeated 45-28.
Stafford was named a Pro Bowl alternate for the NFC after the 2011 NFL season. He was later named the 2011 Pro Football Weekly Comeback Player of the Year, AP Comeback Player of the Year and NFL Alumni Quarterback of the Year.
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Posted on 1 April 2014 | 11:46 am
Detroit Lions' quarterback Matthew Stafford is showing off his comedic side in ESPN's latest commercials released on Monday night, October 22, during Detroit's Week 7 game against Chicago. The new ads promote the popular highlights show, SportsCenter, and feature Stafford with University of Georgia mascot Dirty Dawg in the "popular motif of athletes milling around ESPN's headquarters...[Read More]
Posted on 23 July 2013 | 2:47 pm
When Matt Stafford is ready to throw in the towel and call it quits in the NFL, he may have a future in entertainment business as he puts on quite the show in front of the cameras. He most recently made an appearance on the latest Bridgestone Commercial alongside legendary kicker Adam Vinatieri. The brand scored with this duo as both NFL players have dominated their respective...[Read More]
Posted on 26 November 2012 | 2:44 pm
Just this September, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford was added to the “Van Heusen Institute of Style” campaign, as the latest student to go from style “trainee” to “graduate.” In the ad for the popular clothing brand Stafford "passes on the lessons he learned from (Steve) Young and (Jerry) Rice to an everyday ‘schlub’ as he learns what it takes to dress the...[Read More]
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