Matt Lentz
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-11-19) November 19, 1982 (age 37)
Place of birth: Ortonville, Michigan
Career information
College: Michigan
Undrafted in 2006
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* New York Giants ( 2006 2007)
Career highlights and awards
* First-team All-Big Ten (2004)
  • Second-team All-Big Ten (2005)
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Matt Lentz (born November 19, 1982) is a former American football guard. He was signed by the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at Michigan.

Lentz was also a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Detroit Lions, Florida Tuskers, California Redwoods and Sacramento Mountain Lions.

High schoolEdit

Lentz attended Ortonville Brandon High school in Ortonville, Michigan.

College careerEdit

Lentz attended the University of Michigan, earning his first varsity letter as a sophomore in 2002. He went on to become a three-year starter at right guard, and a two-time All-Big Ten first teamer. He majored in General Studies.

Professional careerEdit

New York GiantsEdit

Lentz was signed by the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played his first game for the Giants in their fourth preseason game in 2006, helping protect backup quarterback Jared Lorenzen complete 10-of-15 passes for 116 yards in a 31-23 victory over the New England Patriots.

Lentz did not start a regular season game during his time with the Giants, and was released during the final roster cuts before the 2007 regular season.[1] The day after, Lentz was signed to the Giants practice squad.[2] September 11, 2007, Lentz had his contract terminated from the practice squad.

Detroit LionsEdit

Lentz was signed by the Detroit Lions April 7, 2009, only to be waived April 28.[3]

Florida TuskersEdit

Lentz signed with the Florida Tuskers of the United Football League September 9, 2009.[4]


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