Matt Schaub NFL
Matt Schaub NFL
Former American quarterback Matthew Schaub played in the National Football League for 17 seasons. His height measures 1.98 m and he weighs 111 kg.
He represented the Virginia Cavaliers in college football, and the Atlanta Falcons selected him with the 90th overall choice in the third round of the 2004 NFL Draft.
Matt Schaub NFL Early Life
Matt Schaub was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on June 25, 1981. He went to West Chester East High School there and earned awards in baseball, basketball, and football.
Matt Schaub NFL Career
The Atlanta Falcons selected Schaub with the 90th overall choice in the third round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He was selected as the fifth quarterback out of a class that had seventeen quarterbacks, including Ben Roethlisberger, Eli Manning, and Philip Rivers.
In 2004, Schaub participated in six games for the Atlanta Falcons, beginning the Week 16 matchup against the New Orleans Saints in Michael Vick’s place due to injury.
When the American Bowl preseason game was played in Tokyo, Japan, in 2005, Schaub was voted the game’s Most Valuable Player. In a 27-21 comeback victory over the Indianapolis Colts in front of 45,203 spectators at the Tokyo Dome, Schaub completed 11 of 13 passes for 117 yards and two touchdowns.
READ ALSO: Matt Barkley NFL
For second-round picks in 2007 and 2008, the Houston Texans traded for Schaub from the Atlanta Falcons on March 8, 2007.
The Texans defeated the Kansas City Chiefs 20-3 and the Carolina Panthers 34-21 in their opening two games of the 2007 season, respectively, with quarterback Matt Schaub throwing for over 220 yards, a 71% completion rate, and a quarterback rating of over 100.
The Oakland Raiders signed Schaub from the Houston Texans on March 21, 2014, in exchange for their sixth-round draft pick in 2014.
Derek Carr, a rookie quarterback, started the season instead of him on the bench. Against the Cleveland Browns on October 26, 2014, Schaub attempted his first pass as a Raider in a regular-season game.
Schaub signed a contract with the Baltimore Ravens on March 31, 2015, to serve as the backup quarterback. Joe Flacco tore his ACL and MCL in Week 11’s victory over the St. Louis Rams, ending his season and forcing the Ravens to start Matt Schaub for the remainder of the 2015 campaign.
Matt Schaub Net Worth
Matt Schaub currently has an estimated net worth of $40 million which is money he has earned from his career in the National Football League.