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Matthias Farley

Matthias Farley

STATUS: Unrestricted Free Agent

SAFETY
5-11 | 209 lbs

COLLEGE: NOTRE DAME
HOMETOWN: CHARLOTTE, NC
ACQUIRED: UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENT - 2021
NFL EXPERIENCE (NFL/TITANS): 6/1
GAMES PLAYED/GAMES STARTED: 83/18 (PLAYOFFS: 1/0)

The Titans signed Matthias Farley as an unrestricted free agent during the 2021 offseason to add depth and experience in the secondary and on special teams units. The 5-foot-11-inch, 209-pound safety amassed 132 tackles, three interceptions, 14 passes defensed, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery, while adding 27 tackles on special teams in his first five NFL seasons (2016-20) with the Indianapolis Colts and N.Y. Jets.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • In 2020, Farley was named a team captain for the Jets and led the team with seven special teams tackles.
  • In 2017, Farley started 15 games at safety for the Colts and posted a career-high 95 tackles to go along with two interceptions, seven passes defensed, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery.

TITANS TIDBITS:

  • Farley did not start playing football until his junior year of high school. He played soccer his first two years at Christian High School in Charlotte, N.C.
  • Farley is a two-time recipient of the prestigous N.Y. Jets Marty Lyons Award (2019-2020) given by the community relations staff to the player who gives from the heart through charity and community involvement.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • The Charlotte, N.C., native was originally signed by the Arizona Cardinals as a rookie free agent on May 2, 2016.
  • Waived by the Cardinals on Sept. 3, 2016.
  • Claimed off waivers by the Indianapolis Colts on Sept. 4, 2016.
  • Waived by the Colts on Aug. 26, 2019.
  • Signed by the N.Y. Jets as a free agent on Aug. 30, 2019.
  • Released by the Jets on Sept. 5, 2020 and re-signed by the team two days later.
  • Signed by the Titans as an unrestricted free agent on March 30, 2021.
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