Matt-Flynn
Matt Flynn | Biography

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  • Full Name Matthew Clayton Flynn
  • Occupation Former Football Player
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Texas, USA
  • Birth Date Jun 20, 1985
  • Age 37 Years, 0 Months
Former Football Quarterback

Matt Flynn | Biography

Matt Flynn was last associated with the New Orleans Saints

During the 2008 NFL Draft, Flynn was drafted by the Green Bay Packers. Consequently, he signed a four-year rookie contract through the 2011 season. Flynn made his first NFL draft on 19 December 2010, where he played as a starting quarterback against the New England Patriots. Unfortunately, the Packers lost the game by 31-27. He started the season's final game on 1 January 2012 against the Detroit Lions and finished in victory. 


Matthew Clayton Flynn is a former American football quarterback popularly known for his tenure with the Green Bay Packers team. 

Who is Matt Flynn?

The Green Bay Packers drafted Matt Flynn in the seventh round of the 2008 NFL Draft. 

Matthew Clayton Flynn was born on 20 June 1985 in Tyler, Texas, to Alvin and Ruth Flynn. He is currently 36 years old. His father Alvin played quarterback at Baylor in the 1960s. Matt grew up with four siblings, two brothers Adam and Bill, and two sisters, Rebecca and Amanda. 

Flynn attended Robert E. Lee High School and was coached by Mike Owens. He led his high school to the semifinals despite having his foot broken. In 2003, he attended Louisiana State University (LSU). 

In 2004, Flynn also made a short appearance in the Capital One Bowl, where he completed 1 of 4 passes for 11 yards. During his fifth senior year, Flynn became a starter. On 7 January 2008, Flynn led LSU to a BCS National Championship where the team beat Ohio State. He was named MVP of the match, and the Tigers finished the season with the no. 1 ranking. 

During the 2008 NFL Draft, Flynn was drafted by the Green Bay Packers. Consequently, he signed a four-year rookie contract through the 2011 season. Flynn made his first NFL draft on 19 December 2010, where he played as a starting quarterback against the New England Patriots. Unfortunately, the Packers lost the game by 31-27. He started the season's final game on 1 January 2012 against the Detroit Lions and finished in victory. 

After his career with the Green Bay Packers, on 18 March 2012, Flynn signed a new three-year deal with the Seattle Seahawks, who traded him to the Oakland Raiders for a 2014 fifth-round pick and a conditional 2015 draft pick on 2 April 2013. Unfortunately, Flynn's matches were not up to the expectation, which ultimately got him a demotion to third-string. On 7 October 2013, he was released by the Raiders after six-month tenure. 

Flynn signed up with the Bills on 14 October 2013 with rookie and starting quarterback EJ Manuel. But, he did not get playtime during his tenure and primarily lived as an emergency replacement. Likewise, Flynn also worked as a backup on 12 November 2013 for starting quarterback for Green Bay Packers. Eventually, he was provided with a one-year contract, and during his final season, he appeared in four games. Flynn became a free agent on 8 March 2015. 

Following that, Flynn had only a short-lived tenure. On 11 June 2015, he was signed to the New England Patriots but soon released on 10 August 2015 to create a room for Ryan Lindley. He was then signed by the New York Jets on 19 August 2015 for a one-year contract and was released on 5 September 2015.

He was last associated with the New Orleans Saints. He was signed after the backup quarterback Luke McCown suffered a season-ending injury. 

Wife 

Flynn married his long-term girlfriend Lacey Minchew on 22 June 2013. Minchew is a former Miss. Louisiana. She obtained the title in 2009. The two attended Louisiana State University for college. Minchew has also made appearances in a few movies such as Beauty & The Briefcase and Revenge of the Bridesmaids. The couple has three children. 

Net Worth 

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Matt Flynn has a net worth of $10 million. His net worth is accumulated from his tenure with different teams and his career in the NFL. To date, his total earnings are estimated to be $19,222,800 for the 8 NFL seasons he appeared in. 

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