This is a 2020 photo of Matthew Orzech of the Jacksonville Jaguars NFL football team. This image reflects the Jacksonville Jaguars active roster as of Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020 when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

Matthew Orzech



Experience: 2 years

Height: 6-3

Age: 26

Weight: 245 lbs

College: Azusa Pacific



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PRO: The Titans signed free agent long snapper Matt Orzech (ORR-zeck) from the Miami Dolphins' practice squad during Week 9 of the 2020 season to add insurance and experience to the long snapping position. The 6-foot-3-inch, 246-pounder served as the Jacksonville Jaguars' long snapper in 2019 and has 16 games of NFL experience. The San Diego, Calif., native was originally signed as a rookie free agent by the Baltimore Ravens following the 2019 NFL Draft.

•   In 2019, Orzech appeared in all 16 games at long snapper for Jacksonville and helped Jaguars kicker Josh Lambo set a franchise record for field goals in a single season with 33.

•   Orzech's father, Matt, played football at Iowa State.

•   The San Diego, Calif., native originally signed with the Baltimore Ravens as a rookie free agent on May 3, 2019.
•   Waived by Baltimore on Aug. 30, 2019.
•   Claimed off waivers by the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sept. 1, 2019.
•   Waived by the Jaguars on Sept. 5, 2020.
•   Signed by the Miami Dolphins to the team's practice squad on Sept. 10, 2020.
•   Signed by the Titans from the Miami Dolphins' practice squad on Nov. 4, 2020.

•   Appeared in 45 games with eight starts at tight end and also handled long snapping duties over four seasons (2013-18) at Azusa Pacific. Totaled eight catches for 139 yards and posted 11 tackles.
•   As a senior (2018), saw action in 11 games with five starts and tallied eight receptions for 139 yards and tallied seven tackles.
•   As a redshirt junior (2017), started two games at tight end before suffering a season-ending injury.
•   Missed the entire 2016 season due to injury.
•   As a junior (2015), appeared in all 10 games as a reserve tight end and blocking specialist. Posted one tackle.
•   As a sophomore (2014), saw action in all 11 games as a reserve tight end.
•   As a freshman (2013), played in 11 games with one start at tight end. Handed long snapping duties. Recorded two tackles.
•   Majored in graphic design at Azusa Pacific.

•   Attended Paloma Valley (Calif.) High School where he played tight end and defensive end.
•   As a senior (2012), helped guide the Wildcats to a 9-4 record and to the third round of the playoffs.
•   Played in all 13 games and caught six passes for 97 yards with one touchdown and added 55 tackles and 9.0 sacks as a senior.
•   Also lettered two years in baseball as a pitcher and first baseman.
•   Has one brother, Michael, and one sister, Mikenna.
•   Son of Matt and Jayme Orzech.
•   Follow Orzech on Instagram @MatthewOrzech46
•   Born Matthew Orzech on April 12, 1995 in Menifee, Calif.