Matt Schaub who was born on June 25, 1981 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has played QB for the Atlanta Falcons, Houston Texans and is currently the starting QB for the Oakland Raiders. He has been in the NFL since 2004. He is a 2-time Pro Bowl player.
10 interesting facts about the football player, Matt Schaub
#1: Matt Schaub was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the 3rd round of the 2004 NFL draft with the 90th overall pick.
#2: Matt Schaub lettered in basketball, baseball and football at West Chester High School in Pennsylvania. In his senior year of high school, he Quarterbacked the team to win the Ches-Mont League Championship.
#3: Matt Schaub went to University of Virginia where he holds 20 school records including career yards passing, career pass completions, and touchdown passes.
#4: Matt Schaub in 2005 was awarded the MVP for the American Bowl game played in the preseason in Japan.
#5: Matt Schaub was the fifth quarterback taken in the 2004 NFL draft out of a total of 17 Quarterbacks drafted, arguably,m the richest quarterback class in NFL history with QBs drafted ahead like: Eli Manning, Ben Roethlisberger, and Phillip Rivers.
#6: Matt Schaub total to date in the NFL is 24,254 passing yards with a completion rate of 64% including 130 TDs and 84 INTs.
#7: Matt Schaub in 2009 led the Houston Texans to their first winning season in franchise history posting a 9-7 record.
#8: Matt Schaub will be remembered for he regression in the 2010 season followed up by helping the Texans get to their first playoff berth but was injured and did not play in the playoffs.
#9: Matt Schaub in 2012 signed an extension with the Houston Texans, worth 4 years/ $62 million dollars and the Schaub has an up and down roller coaster year followed by a disastrous 2013 where he threw more INTs than TDs and was subsequently benched for Case Keenum.
#10: Matt Schaub was traded to the Oakland Raiders after Houston Texans hired Penn State coach Bill O’Brien. The Raiders traded their 5th pick in the 6th round of the 2014 NFL draft to the Texans. The Texans used this draft pick for RB Alfred Blue from Louisiana State University.
Sources:Sports Illustrated, Famous Birthdays, Matt Schaub Bio, Biography Channel, Monsters and Critics, Pro Football Reference
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