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Matt Leinart

Matthew Stephen Leinart is a former American football quarterback who now works as a studio analyst for Fox Sports' college football coverage. He played college football at the University of Southern California from 2001 to 2005. He was the starting quarterback for the Trojans in 2003, 2004, and 2005. As junior in 2004, he won the Heisman Trophy. Leinart played professionally in the National Football League for the Arizona Cardinals, Houston Texans, Oakland Raiders, and Buffalo Bills. Leinart signed a deal with the Pac-12 Network, making his official debut as a Studio Analyst on August 30, 2014. He is a recurring guest, via voicemail, on the Barstool Sports podcast Pardon My Take. Leinart was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame on December 5, 2017.

Position Quarterback
Date of birth May 11, 1983
Place of birth Santa Ana, California
High school Mater Dei, (Santa Ana, California)
College USC
NFL Draft 2006 / Round: 1/ Pick: 10

About Matt Leinart

Heisman Trophy winner in 2004 with USC who was selected 10th overall by the Arizona Cardinals in the 2006 NFL Draft.While playing football for USC, he won back-to-back National Championships in 2003 and 2004.He became a huge disappointment in the NFL, never securing a starting spot in Arizona and becoming a backup or third stringer the rest of his career.He had a son with Brynn Cameron, a former USC basketball player, but the two later broke up.He and Reggie Bush lost 41 - 38 to Texas in the 2006 National Championship game, which many have said was the greatest college football game every played.

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Sportspeople from Santa Ana, California. Heisman Trophy winners. USC Trojans football players

Latest information about Matt Leinart updated on July 23 2021.