|No. 83 Montreal Alouettes|
|Date of birth:||February 8, 1985|
|Place of birth:||Calgary, Alberta|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|CFL Draft:||2009 / Round: 2 / Pick: 10|
|Drafted by:||Toronto Argonauts|
|Playing stats at|
Matthew Lambros is a professional Canadian football wide receiver who is currently with the Montreal Alouettes. He was drafted by the Toronto Argonauts in the second round of the 2009 CFL Draft. He played college football for the Liberty Flames. He attended training camp with the Montreal Alouettes in June 2011, but was released on June 18, 2011.
Early years[edit | edit source]
Lambros was born February 8, 1985, in Calgary, Alberta. His father, Mike Lambros, was a linebacker with the Edmonton Eskimos from 1972 to 1975. He played football for Sir Winston Churchill High School in Calgary, where he was named Rookie of the Year and was a three-year letter-winner.
On the advice of Jim Barker, who coached a football camp he attended during high school, he chose to attend Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia for college. Lambros played for the Liberty Flames from 2005 to 2008, including the Flames first Big South Conference championships in 2007 and 2008. He was named to the Big South Presidential Honour Roll in 2006 and 2007.
Professional career[edit | edit source]
Lambros signed with the Argonauts on May 27, 2009, and joined the 2009 Toronto Argonauts season training camp and participated in the pre-season games. He was released from the active roster and signed to the practice roster at the beginning of the regular season but was activated ahead of the first game of the season, where he made both his first catch and first touchdown against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on July 1, 2009. On June 4, 2010, Lambros was released by the Argonauts.
He was signed by the Montreal Alouettes on February 17, 2011 and released on June 18, 2011.
References[edit | edit source]
- Masters, Mark (2009-03-08). "Draft Profile: Matt Lambros". CFL.ca. http://www.cfl.ca/article/draft-profile-matt-lambros. Retrieved 2009-07-02.
- "Player Information: Matt Lambros". Liberty Flames Football. Liberty University. http://www.libertyflames.com/index.cfm?PID=10872&RosterID=1156&TeamID=9. Retrieved 2009-07-02.
- "Hot Read: Lambros' first career TD". CFL.ca. 2009-07-02. http://www.cfl.ca/article/hot-read-lambros-first-career-td. Retrieved 2009-07-02.
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