Matthew Orzech
Orzech with the Jaguars in 2019
No. 42 – Los Angeles Rams
Position:Long snapper
Personal information
Born: (1995-04-12) April 12, 1995 (age 26)
San Diego, California
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school:Paloma Valley
(Menifee, California)
College:Azusa Pacific
Undrafted:2019
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 5, 2021
Games played:21
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Matthew Orzech (born April 12, 1995) is an American football long snapper for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free in 2019 after playing college football at Azusa Pacific.[1] He has also played for the Jacksonville Jaguars, Miami Dolphins, and Tennessee Titans.

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 3 in
(1.91 m)
246 lb
(112 kg)
32+58 in
(0.83 m)
10+14 in
(0.26 m)
4.87 s 1.70 s 2.78 s 4.28 s 7.28 s 35.0 in
(0.89 m)
10 ft 5 in
(3.18 m)
21 reps
All values from Pro Day[2]

Baltimore Ravens

Orzech was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2019. He was waived on August 30, 2019.

Jacksonville Jaguars

On September 1, 2019, Orzech was claimed off waivers by the Jacksonville Jaguars.[3]

On September 5, 2020, Orzech was waived by the Jaguars.[4]

Miami Dolphins

On September 10, 2020, Orzech was signed to the Miami Dolphins practice squad.[5]

Tennessee Titans

On November 5, 2020, Orzech was signed by the Tennessee Titans off the Dolphins' practice squad.[6] Orzech was waived by the Titans on November 30, 2020,[7] and re-signed to the practice squad two days later.[8] He was signed to a futures contract on January 11, 2021.[9] On May 10, 2021, Orzech was waived by the Titans.[10]

Los Angeles Rams

Orzech was claimed off waivers by the Los Angeles Rams on May 11, 2021.[11] Orzech became a Super Bowl champion when the Rams defeated the Cincinnati Bengals in Super Bowl LVI.

References

  1. ^ Azusa Pacific bio
  2. ^ "Matthew Orzech, Azusa Pacific, LS, 2021 NFL Draft Scout, NCAA College Football". draftscout.com. Retrieved December 4, 2021.
  3. ^ Oehser, John (September 1, 2019). "Roster moves: Jaguars make four waiver claims". Jaguars.com.
  4. ^ Oehser, John (September 5, 2020). "Roster Reduction: Jaguars move to 53 players". Jaguars.com.
  5. ^ "2020 Miami Dolphins Roster" (PDF). September 25, 2020. Retrieved September 25, 2020 – via MiamiDolphins.com.
  6. ^ Wyatt, Jim (November 5, 2020). "Titans Sign Long Snapper Matt Orzech from Miami's Practice Squad". TennesseeTitans.com.
  7. ^ Wyatt, Jim (November 30, 2020). "RRoster Move: Titans Waive Long Snapper Matt Orzech". Tennesseetitans.com.
  8. ^ Wyatt, Jim [@jwyattsports] (December 2, 2020). "The @Titans have added LS Matt Orzech back to the practice squad" (Tweet). Retrieved January 10, 2021 – via Twitter.
  9. ^ Wyatt, Jim (January 11, 2021). "Titans Sign 14 Players to Futures Contracts for 2021". TennesseeTitans.com. Retrieved January 12, 2021.
  10. ^ Wyatt, Jim (May 10, 2021). "Roster Moves: Titans Part Ways With Three Players". TennesseeTitans.com. Retrieved May 11, 2021.
  11. ^ DaSilva, Cameron (May 11, 2021). "Rams claim LS Matthew Orzech off waivers from Titans". USAToday.com. Retrieved May 11, 2021.