Aggie Jake Matthews Headed To Atlanta With 6th Overall Pick

By: TAMU Sports Information Department/Adam Quisenberry
By: TAMU Sports Information Department/Adam Quisenberry

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Texas A&M offensive lineman Jake Matthews was selected by the Atlanta Falcons with the sixth pick of the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft Thursday night.

A team captain for the Aggies, Matthews was selected as first team All-SEC in 2012 and 2013 and earned first team All-America recognition by the Football Writers Association of America, Associated Press and Sporting News. Honored with the Bobby Bowden Award for leadership this season, Matthews was also a semifinalist for the John Wooden Citizenship Cup.

Matthews graduated with a 3.186 GPA from the Mays School of Business and was named to the SEC honor roll the past two years. He was a member of the offensive line in 2012 that led the SEC in rushing, passing, scoring and total offense which also ranked third nationally in total offense and scoring offense.


Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, Trolling or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to comments@kbtx.com. Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus
KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 Phone: (979) 846-7777 Fax: (979) 846-1490 News Fax: (979) 846-1888
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 258559741 - kbtx.com/a?a=258559741
Gray Television, Inc.