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Matt Kalil
OT #75
Height:
6-7
Weight:
308
Age:
24
College:
USC
Hometown:
Corona, CA
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2013):

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16
GS
16
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 32 32
2013 MIN 16 16
2012 MIN 16 16
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 @DET L 24-34
2 @CHI L 30-31
3 CLE L 27-31
4 PIT W 34-27
6 CAR L 10-35
7 @NYG L 7-23
8 GB L 31-44
9 @DAL L 23-27
10 WAS W 34-27
11 @SEA L 20-41
12 @GB L 26-26
13 CHI W 23-20
14 @BAL L 26-29
15 PHI W 48-30
16 @CIN L 14-42
17 DET W 14-13

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BIOGRAPHY

GAMES/STARTS (regular season, playoffs) 2012 (16/16, 1/1), 2013 (16/16). Total-32/32, 1/1.

• The 2nd-highest drafted offensive lineman in Vikings history behind Hall of Famer and fellow USC star Ron Yary, #1 in 1968.   

• Brother, Ryan, is a Pro Bowl C for Carolina and father, Frank, was signed by Buffalo as a C before playing in the USFL. 

• Has not missed a game in his 1st 2 NFL seasons with 32 consecutive starts. 

OFF THE FIELD Strong football family includes father, Frank, who played C at Arkansas and Arizona before being signed by Buffalo (1982) and going on to play in the USFL with the Arizona Wranglers (1983) and Houston Gamblers (1984)...Brother, Ryan, is a Pro Bowl C for Carolina Panthers...Childhood family friends with Vikings RB Toby Gerhart, who grew up in neighboring Norco, CA...Mother, Cheryl, was Miss California 1981...Sister, Danielle, has performed the national anthem at NFL games...Majored in sociology...Owns several locations of Pieology Pizzeria in California and Minnesota

HONORS Named to 2012 Pro Bowl...Earned 2012 All-Rookie honors from PFW/PFWA.

GAMES/STARTS (regular season, playoffs) 2012 (16/16, 1/1), 2013 (16/16). Total-32/32, 1/1.

• The 2nd-highest drafted offensive lineman in Vikings history behind Hall of Famer and fellow USC star Ron Yary, #1 in 1968.   

• Brother, Ryan, is a Pro Bowl C for Carolina and father, Frank, was signed by Buffalo as a C before playing in the USFL. 

• Has not missed a game in his 1st 2 NFL seasons with 32 consecutive starts. 

OFF THE FIELD Strong football family includes father, Frank, who played C at Arkansas and Arizona before being signed by Buffalo (1982) and going on to play in the USFL with the Arizona Wranglers (1983) and Houston Gamblers (1984)...Brother, Ryan, is a Pro Bowl C for Carolina Panthers...Childhood family friends with Vikings RB Toby Gerhart, who grew up in neighboring Norco, CA...Mother, Cheryl, was Miss California 1981...Sister, Danielle, has performed the national anthem at NFL games...Majored in sociology...Owns several locations of Pieology Pizzeria in California and Minnesota

HONORS Named to 2012 Pro Bowl...Earned 2012 All-Rookie honors from PFW/PFWA.

PRO Stepped into starting lineup at LT as a rookie in 2012, opening all 16 games and Wild Card playoff...Joined Todd Steussie in 1994 as the only OTs to start all 16 games of their rookie campaigns in team history...Was the #4 overall pick in 2012 Draft and the highest-selected offensive lineman...Started all 16 games at LT in 2013...Became the 8th offensive lineman drafted by the Vikings in the 1st round in team history...The 2nd-highest drafted O-lineman in Vikings history behind Hall of Famer and fellow USC OT Ron Yary, the #1 overall pick in 1968...Becomes the 3rd USC OT the Vikings have drafted in the 1st round, joining Yary and Steve Riley, #25 in 1974...Was the highest-drafted Vikings player since Hall of Fame DE Chris Doleman was #4 in the 1985 Draft...Declared for the NFL Draft following his junior season.

2013 Started all 16 games for the 2nd consecutive season...Joins John Sullivan as the only 2 offensive linemen to appear in every game over the past 2 seasons...Played a major role in Adrian Peterson eclipsing the 1,000 yard rushing mark with 10+ rushing TDs for the 2nd consecutive season...Helped the Vikings offense put up a franchise-record 48 offensive points in the Metrodome vs. Philadelphia (12/15/13)...The Vikings rushing attack ranked 8th in the NFL. 

2012 Part of Vikings line that started all 16 games and the Wild Card playoff game as a unit...Helped Adrian Peterson set franchise record and post the 2nd-best season in NFL history with 2,097 yards en route to earning NFL MVP honors...Tabbed as an All-Rookie choice...Named to Pro Bowl roster as a late injury replacement...Paved the way for Peterson to tie his own Vikings record with 10 games over the 100-yard mark and tied his own team record with 2 games of 200+ yards during the season...Joined TE Rhett Ellison, WR Jarius Wright, S Harrison Smith and CB Josh Robinson to set a team record for most rookies to start in a game vs. Chicago (12/9).

COLLEGE Consensus All-America as a junior in 2011...Joined brother, Ryan, as only the 3rd set of brothers in USC history to each earn 1st-Team All-America honors, joining Marlin and Mike McKeever and Clay and Bruce Matthews...Started his final 26 games at USC at LT along with his 1st career start coming at RT in the 2009 Emerald Bowl...Won the Morris Trophy as a junior, presented to the Pac 12’s top offensive lineman, joining brother, Ryan, in winning the award in 2006, then only brother duo to earn the honor...As a junior, notched a pair of blocked PATs and FGs...Tabbed as 1st-Team All-Pac 12 as a sophomore and junior...Started 13 games as junior and 13 games as a sophomore at LT...Started 1st career game at RT in 2009 vs. Boston College in Emerald Bowl...Redshirted in 2008.

PREP Standout at Servite High in Anaheim...Earned consensus All-America honors from Parade, Super Prep and Prep Star...Named 2nd-Team USA Today All-USA honoree...Tabbed as 1st-Team All-State player as a sophomore, junior and senior...Selected as All-Trinity League Co-Lineman of the Year as a senior...A 5-star recruit by Rivals.com.

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