Jake Matthews



Experience: 10 years

Height: 6-5

Age: 31

Weight: 309 lbs

College: Texas A&M



Recent Games

1 Panthers W 24 - 10 1 1
2 Packers W 25 - 24 1 1
3 @Lions L 6 - 20 1 1
4 @Jaguars L 7 - 23 1 1
5 Texans W 21 - 19 1 1
6 Commanders L 16 - 24 1 1
7 @Buccaneers W 16 - 13 1 1
8 @Titans L 23 - 28 1 1
9 Vikings L 28 - 31 1 1
10 @Cardinals L 23 - 25 1 1
12 Saints W 24 - 15 1 1
13 @Jets W 13 - 8 1 1
14 Buccaneers L 25 - 29 1 1

Career Stats

Offensive Line Career

2014 Atlanta Falcons 15 15
2015 Atlanta Falcons 16 16
2016 Atlanta Falcons 16 16
2017 Atlanta Falcons 16 16
2018 Atlanta Falcons 16 16
2019 Atlanta Falcons 16 16
2020 Atlanta Falcons 16 16
2021 Atlanta Falcons 17 17
2022 Atlanta Falcons 17 17
2023 Atlanta Falcons 11 11
TOTAL 156 156


FALCONS (2022)

  • Started all 17 games at left tackle. 
  • Helped the Falcons rush for the second-most yards in a single season in franchise history (2,718 yards).
  • Paved the way for rookie Tyler Allgeier to set the rookie rushing record with 1,035 yards, breaking the previous record set in 1979 by William Andrews.
  • Blocked for an offense that rushed for more than 100 yards in 15 consecutive games for the third time in franchise history, and the first time since 2005.


  • In seven seasons, has started all 144 games that he has played in, tied with 2022 Falcons' Ring of Honor Inductee Todd McClure (2001-2010) for the second-longest streak of games started in team history.
  • Has started 144 consecutive games at left tackle, the longest active streak in the NFL.
  • Started all 16 games at left tackle in 2020.
  • Started all 16 games at left tackle in 2019.
  • Started at left tackle all 16 games in 2018, blocking for an offense that averaged 389.1 yards and 6.16 yards per play, the sixth-best mark in the NFL.
  • Named to his first Pro Bowl (2018) as a replacement for Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams. 
  • In 2017, blocked for an offense that has averaged 364.8 yards and 5.93 yards per play, the third-best mark in the NFL. 
  • Started at left tackle and blocked for an offense that totaled 322 yards, including 124 on the ground, in a 26-13 Wild-Card win over the Los Angeles Rams. 
  • Started all 16 games at left tackle, blocking for an offense that set a franchise record with 540 points and averaged 415.8 yards per game in 2016.
  • Started at left tackle and blocked for an offense that set a franchise record with 571 total yards against Carolina (10/2/16).
  • Protected QB Matt Ryan as he became the 19th player in NFL history to throw for 500+ yards in a single game.
  • Started all 16 games at left tackle and blocked for an offense that ranked seventh in the NFL averaging 374.1 yards per game in 2015. Protected Matt Ryan's blindside as the quarterback became one of four passers to throw for 4,000 yards in each of the last five seasons.
  • Started 15 games at left tackle during his rookie season in 2014, and blocked for an offense that broke several franchise records.
  • Started at left tackle and helped block for an offense that generated a franchise record 548 yards of total offense vs. New Orleans (9/7/14).
  • Started at left tackle and helped block for an offense that scored 56 points (2nd most in franchise history) and recorded 488 total yards vs Tampa Bay (9/18/14).


  • Appeared in 52 games for Texas A&M, starting his final 46 contests, the first 33 at right tackle and the final 13 on the left side.
  • As a senior, was a consensus All-American and a unanimous All-Southeastern Conference first-team selection. He was recipient of the Bobby Bowden Award, presented for high performance on the field, in class and in the community.
  • In 2012, earned first-team All-American honors from The NFL Draft Report and the Football Writers of America Association, adding second-team accolades from the Walter Camp Football Foundation and third-team recognition from the Associated Press.
  • As a sophomore, quickly developed into the cornerstone of the Aggies' offensive front that allowed just nine sacks in 13 games and set then-school records for total offense (seventh in the nation at 490.2 ypg), passing (291.1 ypg) and scoring (11th nationally at 39.08 ppg) offense. The sophomore delivered 13 touchdown-resulting blocks and 96 key blocks/knockdowns while helping the Aggies rush for 199.2 yard per game.
  • In 2011, was named to's All-Big 12 Conference Freshman team and was an honorable mention All-Big 12 pick. He was one of 10 freshman to letter for the Aggies, starting the final seven games of the season.


  • Matthews is the next to carry on the family NFL tradition. He is the fourth family member to be selected in the first round of the draft and the seventh to reach the National Football League.
  • Matthews' NFL linage began with Clay Matthews Sr., who played four seasons for the San Francisco 49ers in the 1950's. His father, Bruce Matthews, was a 14-time Pro Bowl selection and Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews III is his cousin.
  • Attended Elkins High School in Missouri City, Texas. Was named first-team all-district and all-greater Houston honoree. Matthews also had offers from Oklahoma, Alabama, Arkansas, Oregon, Texas, Texas Tech, USC and Stanford.
  • Was a consensus All-American selection in high school. Earned a five-star rating from, as that recruiting service regarded him as the best offensive guard in the nation.
  • Rated as the seventh-best offensive tackle in the prep ranks, placed 48th on the Rivals100 team while also being named the eighth-best overall prospect in the state of Texas by
  • A university studies major in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M.
  • Son of Carrie and Bruce Matthews. *

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