|Date of birth:August 12, 1988|
|Place of birth: Becker, Minnesota|
|College: North Dakota State|
|Undrafted in 2012|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Jacksonville Jaguars ( 2012)*|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* NCAA FCS national champion (2011)|
Matt Veldman (born August 12, 1988) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2012. He played college football at North Dakota State. His younger brother Michael Veldman is a Quarterback for the NDSU Bison.
Veldman signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars following the 2012 NFL Draft as a rookie free agent. He spent the entire 2012 season on injured reserve. On June 11, 2013, he was released to make room on the roster for QB Mike Kafka.
Veldman signed with the Detroit Lions on June 17, 2013. He was released from the Lions on August 27, 2013. After spending time on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers practice squad, Veldman re-signed with the Lions practice squad on December 19, 2013.
- ↑ "Jaguars sign 17 rookie Free Agents". Jaguars.com. http://www.jaguars.com/news/article-PressRelease/Jaguars-sign-17-rookie-Free-Agents/ffc824ca-bd96-42a9-8818-c389997fa543. Retrieved September 5, 2012.
- ↑ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on June 24, 2013. https://archive.is/20130624174139/http://blogs.detroitlions.com/2013/06/17/source-lions-sign-te-matt-veldman/. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- ↑ Lions sign TE Matt Veldman to practice squad
- ↑ Jones, Mike. "Redskins sign TE Matt Veldman, release DE Doug Worthington". Washington Post. https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/football-insider/wp/2014/08/14/redskins-sign-te-matt-veldman-release-de-doug-worthington/. Retrieved August 14, 2014.
- ↑ Redskins Trim Roster To Required 75 Players