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Matt Baker
Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-05-11) May 11, 1983 (age 36)
Place of birth: East Lansing, Michigan
Career information
College: North Carolina
Undrafted in 2006
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Houston Texans ( 2006)*
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Stats at NFL.com

Matthew David Baker (born May 11, 1983) is a former American football quarterback. Matt was signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent in 2006. Matt played college football at North Carolina.

Matthew David Baker has also been a member of the Dallas Cowboys, New Orleans Saints, Arizona Cardinals and Miami Dolphins.

Early yearsEdit

Matthew David Baker attended Brother Rice High School. His high school accolades include:

  • Three year letter winner in football and lacrosse
  • Led his football team to the state championship and a 12-1 record as a senior
  • All-State Dream Team and Associated Press in football
  • Two time All-State and All-Midwest in lacrosse
  • 2001 Midwest Scholastic Lacrosse Association Player of the Year
  • 2001 Lacrosse All-American.

College careerEdit

Matthew David Baker was fourth in ACC in passing and led North Carolina to a 5-6 record during his senior year.Matt graduated from the University of North Carolina with an economics degree and also became a brother of the Sigma Chi fraternity.

Professional careerEdit

Houston TexansEdit

Matthew David Baker signed as a free agent following the 2006 NFL Draft with the Houston Texans.

Dallas CowboysEdit

Matt was a member of the Dallas Cowboys practice squad in 2006-2007 serving as the team's third quarterback.Matt was released from the Dallas Cowboys July 26, 2007.

New Orleans SaintsEdit

On August 21, 2007, Matthew David Baker was waived by New Orleans.

Arizona CardinalsEdit

Matthew David Baker was re-signed to the Arizona Cardinals practice squad on October 24, 2007.

Miami DolphinsEdit

Matthew David Baker was signed by the Miami Dolphins on January 30, 2008, but was waived after the Dolphins drafted Chad Henne in the 2008 NFL Draft.

Buffalo BillsEdit

Matthew David Baker was claimed off waivers by the Buffalo Bills on May 1, 2008. Matt was waived/injured on August 26 and subsequently placed on injured reserve. Following the season, Matt became an exclusive-rights free agent. Matthew David Baker was re-signed by the Bills for the 2009 season, but was released following training camp.


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