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Matthew Clayton Flynn was born on the 20th June 1985, in Tyler, Texas USA, and is a professional player of American Football. Currently, he plays in the Green Bay Packers team (NFL) in the position of quarterback. Flynn has been named SEC champion twice, BCS national champion twice as well as winning the Super Bowl. Matt Flynn has been active in the professional sport since 2008.
How much is the net worth of Matt Flynn? It has been reported that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $10 million, as of the data presented in mid-2016, earned mainly from sport.
Matt Flynn Net Worth $10 Million
To begin with, Matt Flynn was educated at Robert E. Lee High School in his hometown where he was coached by Mike Owens. Consequently, he became one of the best quarterbacks in the state of Texas with Drew Tate of Baytown in their age group.
Following matriculation from high school, he entered Louisiana State University, and played with the LSU Tigers initially as the third quarterback. In 2005, he became the second quarterback, and for the 2006 season, Flynn remained substitute quarterback and played seven games, but after the departure of Russell, Flynn became the main quarterback and played all the games of the season. In 2008, Flynn helped his team to win the BCS National championship against the Ohio State Buckeyes and was named MVP of the game.
Moreover, Matt Flynn was selected 209th in the seventh round of the NFL Draft 2008 by the Green Bay Packers., and signed a four-year contract. He became the third quarterback behind Aaron Rodgers and Brian Brohm but began his career in 2010, but was the back-up when the Packers won the Super Bowl. His appearances were still patchy, but in 2012, he had an incredible performance: when replacing Aaron Rodgers for the last game of the regular season against the Detroit Lions, throwing for 480 yards passing (franchise record) and registering six touchdowns (also a record for the franchise). The abilities shown by Matt were promising, so in the same year Flynn signed a contract worth $26 million with the team of the Seattle Seahawks, however, the player was traded to the Oakland Raiders, but at the end of the year the team released Matt, who then started working with the Buffalo Bills, who in turn released him a month later.
At the end of 2013, he again appeared in the team of the Green Bay Packers which signed a deal with him for a year worth $1.07 million. In 2015, he became a free agent, then he managed to get a contract with the New York Jets, but was released, again. In the end of 2015, he signed a contract with the New Orleans Saints after their quarterback Luke McCown was injured. According to the NFL statistics, Matt Flynn has 17 touchdowns, 11 interceptions, 2,541 passing yards as well as an 85.9 pass rating.
Finally, in the personal life of the professional player, Matt Flynn has been married to Lacey Minchew since 2013.