Matthew Stafford Bio, Affair, Married, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Salary, Age, Nationality, Height

(Football Quarterback)

Matthew Stafford is a football player who is selected as Ram's player. He is married and a father of four daughters.

Relationship Facts of Matthew Stafford

  • Matthew Stafford is married to Kelly Stafford {Compare Couple}.
  • Matthew Stafford married on April 04, 2015.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 65 days 💑
  • He is father of Four(Sawyer Stafford, Chandler Stafford, Hunter Hope Stafford and Tyler Hope Stafford).
  • Matthew Stafford is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Matthew Stafford met Kelly Hall while they were both at the University of Georgia. While he was the quarterback of the football team, Kelly was a cheerleader.

They two married on April 4, 2015. In November 2016, the couple announced they were expecting twin girls.

The couple has for daughters: twins Sawyer Stafford and Chandler Stafford, born in 2017, Hunter Hope Stafford born in 2018, and Tyler Hope Stafford, was born in June 2020.

Who is Matthew Stafford?

Matthew Stafford is an American football quarterback for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League(NFL).

Stafford is the fourth quarterback in NFL history to throw for over 5,000 yards in a single season, being 1 of 3 players to do it in 2011, & the fastest player in NFL history to reach 30,000 passing yards.

He also holds the NFL record for the most comeback wins in a season, recording 8 in the 2016 NFL season.

Matthew Stafford: Birth Facts, Family, Childhood

Stafford was born Matthew Stafford on February 7, 1988, in Tampa, Florida. He is an American by nationality but his ethnicity is unknown.

His parents are John and Margaret Stafford. He was raised in Dallas, Texas. There is no information about her family member.

Education

He attended Highland Park High School & the University of Georgia. Stafford played college football at Georgia and was drafted by the Lions first overall in the 2009 NFL Draft.

He was widely considered to be one of the best high school quarterbacks in the United States in the Class of 2006. Stafford received numerous accolades, including being named to the Parade All-America Team and the USA Today Pre-Season Super 25 in 2005.

He also won the MVP and Best Arm awards at the 2005 EA Sports Elite 11 Quarterback Camp, was named the 2005 EA Sports National Player of the Year. Stafford was listed as the No. 1 pro-style quarterback prospect in the class of 2006 by Rivals.com.

Matthew Stafford: Professional Life, Career

After the 2008 NFL Draft, several NFL analysts predicted Stafford would be the #1 pick in the 2009 NFL Draft if he chose to leave school early.

He eventually did, & on April 24, 2009, agreed to record contract terms with the Detroit Lions. On September 6, 2009, the Lions head coach announced that Stafford would be the Lions’ permanent starting quarterback heading into the 2009 season. Stafford made his first start in the NFL on September 13, 2009.

For his performance, Stafford won NFC Offensive Player of the Week and Pepsi Rookie of the Week. Stafford was placed on injured reserve on December 24 for a minor knee injury.

He injured his right shoulder in the season opener against the Chicago Bears on September 12, 2010 season. Stafford returned on October 31 against the Washington Redskins. On November 7, Stafford re-injured his right shoulder in the fourth quarter of the Lions’ loss to the New York Jets.

Shoulder Injury

Dr. James Andrews performed surgery on Stafford’s throwing shoulder. The surgery ended his 2010 season.   The Lions opened the season on September 11 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Stafford won the FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week for his performance.

Comeback

On January 1, 2012, Stafford became the fourth quarterback in NFL history & third in the 2011 season, to throw for 5,000 passing yards in a season, the second-youngest quarterback in NFL history to reach 5,000 yards.

Over the last 4 games of the 2011 regular season, Stafford became the only quarterback in NFL history to pass for over 1,500 yards & 14 touchdowns over a four-game span.

Stafford was named a Pro Bowl alternate for the NFC after the 2011 season. He was later named the 2011 Pro Football Weekly Comeback Player of the Year, AP Comeback Player of the Year & NFL Alumni Quarterback of the Year.

While the 2011 season proved to be the best season of Stafford’s young career, 2012 was one full of setbacks. They ended the season with an eight-game losing streak.

On July 7, 2013, Stafford agreed to a 3-year, $53 million extensions with the Lions. He will be guaranteed $41.5 million through 2017. Stafford also holds the 50-game record for completions at 1,214.

He’s second in his career with 300-yard passing performances through 50 games at 19. Stafford led the Lions to a 5–3 record entering their mid-season bye. However, the Detroit Lions would finish 2–6 the rest of the way to finish with a record of 7–9. Lions head coach Jim Schwartz was later fired following the season.

On January 14, 2014, in Pro-Bowl season, the Detroit Lions announced Jim Caldwell as their new head coach.

They earned the NFC’s 6th seed, their first playoff appearance since 2011.

Stafford Journey

On January 19, 2015, it was announced that Stafford was selected for the 2015 Pro Bowl, his first Pro Bowl appearance. For the game, he was named Pro Bowl Offensive MVP. On December 13, 2015, Stafford reached 25,000 passing yards in his 90th career game, becoming the fastest quarterback to reach this milestone.

Stafford became the first quarterback in NFL history to complete 60% or more of his passes in all 16 games. On December 11, 2016, Stafford broke Peyton Manning’s NFL record of most fourth-quarter comebacks in a season with 8.

In his career, he has 25 such victories, the most in the NFL since he made his debut in 2009. In the 2016 season, Stafford reached the 30,000 career passing yards milestone.

Matthew Stafford: Salary, Net Worth

While his salary is $17 million, he has a net worth of $35 million according to the sources.

Matthew Stafford: Rumors, Controversy

Stafford has not been dragged into too many significant rumors and controversies to date.

Body Measurements

He has a height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) with a bodyweight of 105 kg. He has light brown hair color and his eye color is also light brown.

Social Media Profile

Matt is active on Facebook and Twitter. He has more than 13.29k followers on Facebook. He has around 36.5 followers on Twitter.

 

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