Matt Veldman

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Matt Veldman
Free agent
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1988-08-12) August 12, 1988 (age 30)
Becker, Minnesota
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school: Becker (MN)
College: North Dakota State
Undrafted: 2012
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Matt Veldman (born August 12, 1988) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2012. He played college football at North Dakota State. His younger brother Michael Veldman is a Quarterback for the NDSU Bison.

Professional career

Jacksonville Jaguars

Veldman signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars following the 2012 NFL Draft as a rookie free agent.[1] He spent the entire 2012 season on injured reserve. On June 11, 2013, he was released to make room on the roster for QB Mike Kafka.

Detroit Lions

Veldman signed with the Detroit Lions on June 17, 2013.[2] He was released from the Lions on August 27, 2013. After spending time on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers practice squad, Veldman re-signed with the Lions practice squad on December 19, 2013.[3]

Washington Redskins

Veldman was signed by the Washington Redskins on August 14, 2014.[4] The Redskins waived Veldman on August 26, 2014.[5]


  1. ^ "Jaguars sign 17 rookie Free Agents". Retrieved September 5, 2012.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on June 24, 2013. Retrieved June 18, 2013.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Lions sign TE Matt Veldman to practice squad
  4. ^ Jones, Mike. "Redskins sign TE Matt Veldman, release DE Doug Worthington". Washington Post. Retrieved August 14, 2014.
  5. ^ Redskins Trim Roster To Required 75 Players

External links

  • Matt Veldman on Twitter
  • Jacksonville Jaguars bio
  • North Dakota State Bison bio
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