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Matt is a 1991 University of Michigan grad, where he played football for legendeary Coach Bo Schembechler. His experience as a former athlete provides invaluable insight to how MVP designs our programs and interacts with the athletes.
Matt played all three interior offensive line positions, starting 35 games for the Wolverines during his college career. He was named the co-MVP of the 1991 Gator Bowl at the conclusion of his junior season and earned All-American honors as a senior in 1991.
Matt was chosen by the Washington Redskins as the 336th pick of the 1992 NFL Draft, giving him the designation -- "Mr. Irrelevant". Despite that moniker, Elliot played 16 games for the Redskins as a rookie in 1992. A knee injury knocked him out for the 1993 season and he was cut during training camp in 1994.
In 1995 he signed with the Carolina Panthers and started 32 games for the team in three seasons. Since his playing days ended, Matt has covered games for NFL Europe on Fox Sports and for college football on ESPN.