Shane Matthews Speaker Profile
Shane Matthews Biography
Shane Matthews was born June 1, 1970 in Cleveland, Mississippi and is a former quarterback in the National Football League. He most recently played for the Miami Dolphins, and collegiately at Florida. On March 2, 2007, Matthews officially retired from the NFL.
Matthews played college football at the University of Florida under head coach Steve Spurrier. Upon finishing his college career, Matthews was signed by the Chicago Bears in 1993. Despite achieving amazing success in college he finished 5th in Heisman voting in 1991 and set a school record for career passing yards. In 1989, Florida football players were the subject of a gambling investigation, when Matthews along with fellow quarterback Kyle Morris and walk-ons Brady Ackerman and G.A. Mangus were suspended for the final six games of the season for betting on college and pro football games.
In 2002, Matthews signed with the Washington Redskins, where he played for his former college coach Steve Spurrier. Matthews started 7 games, and throwing for 1251 yards and 11 touchdowns. Since that season, Matthews has returned to his back-up and third-string role with the Cincinnati Bengals in 2003 (0 games) and the Buffalo Bills in 2004 (3 games, 0 starts). In 2005, Shane Matthews was on the roster of the Bills, but was the third-string quarterback behind J.P. Losman and Kelly Holcomb. Matthews did not appear in a regular season game during the 2005 NFL season. He retired following the 2005 NFL season.
In December 2006, Matthews was signed as the 3rd string quarterback for the Dolphins. He was brought in to replace the former starter Daunte Culpepper, who was placed on injured reserve for knee rehab.
On September 7, 2007, Matthews was named head coach of the Florida franchise in the All American Football League.
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