NFL quarterback who began his career with the Atlanta Falcons in 2008. He became known as "Matty-Ice" for his clutch late-game performances. He had a standout campaign in 2016-17, winning the NFL MVP Award and leading the Falcons to Super Bowl LI.
He led Boston College to three consecutive bowl victories from 2005 to 2007.
He was named the 2008 NFL AP Offensive Rookie of the Year.
He married Sarah Ryan in 2011 and the couple welcomed twin boys named Marshall and John in 2018. He is the nephew of John Loughery, who also played quarterback at Boston College.
He became teammates with star wide receiver Julio Jones on the Falcons in 2011.