Matt Veldman
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Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-08-12) August 12, 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth: Becker, Minnesota
Career information
College: North Dakota State
Undrafted in 2012
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* 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.

Professional careerEdit

Jacksonville JaguarsEdit

Veldman signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars following the 2012 NFL Draft as a rookie free agent.[1] 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.

Detroit LionsEdit

Veldman signed with the Detroit Lions on June 17, 2013.[2] 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.[3]

Washington RedskinsEdit

Veldman was signed by the Washington Redskins on August 14, 2014.[4] The Redskins waived Veldman on August 26, 2014.[5]


External linksEdit

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