Matt Spanos (born December 31, 1984 in Corona, California) is a Canadian and American football guard who is currently a member of the Orlando Predators of the Arena Football League. He played college football at Southern California.
Spanos graduated from Corona High School where he played on the defensive line as well.
Spanos played all thirteen games as a redshirt sophomore. He would have started in 2006 as an offensive tackle but was academically ineligible.
Spanos started nearly every game (he only missed the first three due to an injury) at center He was selected for the Pacific-10 Conference honorable mention team.
He was invited to the 2008 NFL Combine.
He signed a free agent contract with the National Football League's Miami Dolphins on May 19, 2008. However, he was waived by the Dolphins during final cuts on August 30 and spent the season out of football.
Spanos was signed to a future contract by the Dallas Cowboys on January 12, 2009. He was waived on July 2, 2009.
San Francisco 49ersEdit
Spanos was signed by the San Francisco 49ers on July 31, 2009. He was later released by the team on September 5, 2009
On October 20, 2009, Spanos was signed by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League, and added to their practice roster. He was released on June 24, 2010.