This is a 2019 photo of Matt Overton of the Jacksonville Jaguars NFL football team. This image reflects the Jacksonville Jaguars active roster as of Tuesday, May 14, 2019 when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

Matt Overton

LS

#47

Experience: 9 years

Height: 6-1

Age: 35

Weight: 243 lbs

College: Western Washington

Biography

PRO: The Titans signed free agent long snapper Matt Overton to the team's practice squad during Week 6 of the 2020 season to add insurance and experience to the long snapping position. The 6-foot-1-inch, 243-pounder has 100 games of NFL experience and was selected to the Pro Bowl following the 2013 season. The Tracy, Calif., native was originally signed as a rookie free agent by the Seattle Seahawks in 2007 but was released prior to the start of the season. He spent the 2008-10 seasons with the Tri-Cities Fever (AF2), Florida Tuskers (UFL) and Omaha Nighthawks (UFL). Overton has appeared in NFL games for the Indianapolis Colts (2012-16) and Jacksonville Jaguars (2017-18), and has also spent time with the Los Angeles Chargers.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
•   Overton appeared in all 16 games every season from 2012-16.
•   In 2013, Overton was selected to his first career Pro Bowl while with the Colts.
•   In 2014, Overton snapped for Colts punter Pat McAfee and kicker Adam Vinatieri, who were both named All-Pro and selected to the Pro Bowl.
•   In 2015, Overton helped Vinatieri record his 18th career 100-point season and become the third player in NFL history to convert 300 field goals.

TITANS TIDBITS: 
•   Overton's father, Tom, played college football at Cal-State Hayward.
•   Overton's grandfather, Paul Wallrof, played football at the University of Washington and was a long-time head football coach and athletic hall of fame inductee at the University of Puget Sound.
•   Overton is the founder and president of Pros 2 Youth, a non-profit organizatiom based in his hometown of Tracy, Calif.
•   Overton is the co-owner of Led By Pros Youth Football Academy in Omaha, Neb., with former Ohio State Buckeyes running back Maurice Clarett.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: 
•   The Tracy, Calif., native originally signed with the Seattle Seahawks as a rookie free agent following the 2007 NFL Draft.
•   Waived by the Seahawks prior to the start of the season.
•   Signed by the Tri-Cities Fever (AF2) in 2008.
•   Signed by the Florida Tuskers (UFL) in 2009.
•   Signed by the Seahawks as a free agent on Feb. 10, 2010.
•   Waived by the Seahawks on March 16, 2010.
•   Signed by the Seahawks on April 30, 2010.
•   Waived by the Seahawks on Aug. 4, 2010.
•   Signed by the Omaha Nighthawks in 2010.
•   Signed as a free agent by the Indianapolis Colts on April 2, 2012.
•   Waived by the Colts on May 1, 2017.
•   Signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as a free agent on Aug. 3, 2017.
•   Signed by the Jaguars as a free agent on Oct. 12, 2018.
•   Signed by the Los Angeles Chargers as a free agent on Nov. 15, 2019.
•   Waived by the Chargers on Nov. 18, 2019.
•   Signed by the Titans to the team's practice squad on Oct. 12, 2020.
•   Activated from the practice squad to the active roster standard elevation on Nov. 7, 2020.
•   Activated from the practice squad to the active roster standard elevation on Nov. 12, 2020.

COLLEGE:
•   Was a two-year starter at defensive end and long snapper for Western Washington (2005-06) and finished his career with 5.0 sacks, 7.5 tackles for loss, one interception, one forced fumble and seven passes defensed.
•   Prior to Western Washington, attended Diablo Valley College from 2003-04.

PERSONAL: 
•   Attended Tracy (Calif.) High School where he lettered two seasons as an offensive guard.
•   Was an honorable mention San Joaquin Athletic Association All Star as a senior while serving as co-captain of the team.
•   Also lettered in golf and baseball.
•   Son of Tom Overton and Lisa Blair.
•   Has two siblings, Stefan and Nicole.
•   Follow Overton on Twitter and Instagram @MattOverton_LS.
•   Born Matthew Overton on July 6, 1985 in Tracy, Calif.

2020 SEASON

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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT G GS
17 @Texans W 41 - 38 1 0
16 @Packers L 14 - 40 1 0
15 Lions W 46 - 25 1 0
14 @Jaguars W 31 - 10 1 0
13 Browns L 35 - 41 1 0
12 @Colts W 45 - 26 1 0
11 @Ravens W 30 - 24 1 0
10 Colts L 17 - 34 1 0
9 Bears W 24 - 17 1 0

Career Stats

Offensive Line Career

SEASON TEAM G GS
2012 Indianapolis Colts 16 0
2013 Indianapolis Colts 16 0
2014 Indianapolis Colts 16 0
2015 Indianapolis Colts 16 0
2016 Indianapolis Colts 16 0
2017 Jacksonville Jaguars 9 0
2018 Jacksonville Jaguars 11 0
2020 Tennessee Titans 9 0
TOTAL 109 0
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