Matt Stankiewitch
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-02-08) February 8, 1990 (age 30)
Place of birth: Pottsville, Pennsylvania
Career information
College: Penn State
Undrafted in 2013
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*New England Patriots ( 2013)*
Career highlights and awards

Matt Stankiewitch (born February 8, 1990) is an American football center who is currently a free agent. He played college football for Penn State from 2008 to 2012.


Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Matt Stankiewitch
[[Orwigsburg, PA]] Blue Mountain HS 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 293 lb (133 kg) 5.2 Apr 15, 2007 
Scout:75px   Rivals:3/5 stars
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 8 (OG)   Rivals: 6 (OC)
  • ‡ Refers to 40 yard dash
  • Note: In many cases, Scout and Rivals may conflict in their listings of height, weight and 40 time.
  • In these cases, an average of the two was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.


Stankiewitch graduated from Blue Mountain High School in Pennsylvania in 2008. Stankiewitch was a 2 time all-state football player after his junior and senior seasons. He started at left guard in the Under Armour All-America Game and started at center in the Big 33 Football Classic.

College careerEdit

At Penn State, Stankiewitch redshirted in 2008 before starting two games at left guard in 2009. In 2010, Stankiewitch played in six games before missing the rest of the season due to illness. He was able to remain healthy throughout 2011 and 2012, finishing his career having made 25 starts at center and 2 starts at guard. The talented and tough Stankiewitch helped anchor a unit that led the Big Ten in fewest sacks allowed in 2011 (14 in 13 games). The physical and driven Stankiewitch led the Penn State Nittany Lions in snaps played in 2011 & 2012 with 966 in 2011. During the course of the 2012 season, Stankiewitch was awarded 5 game balls and was a finalist for the Rimington Trophy. He was a 1st team all Big Ten center. Stankiewitch played the most plays on the Penn State football team during Joe Paterno's last season as head football coach. [1]

Professional careerEdit

On April 28, 2013, he was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New England Patriots.[2] On August 5, 2013, Stankiewitch was re-signed by the Patriots.[3]

On December 30, 2013, the Jacksonville Jaguars signed Stankiewitch to reserve/future contract.

He was released from injured reserve on August 20, 2014 after sustaining a left hand fracture.

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 3 in 302 lb 5.42 s 4.96 s 7.90 s 24 in 8 ft 1 in 27 rep


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