Matt Prater
Detroit LionsNo. 5
Date of Birth: August 10 1984 (1984-08-10) (age 36)
Place of Birth: Mayfield Heights, Ohio
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)Weight: 180 lb (82 kg)
National Football League debut
2007 for the Atlanta Falcons
Career Highlights and Awards
  • AFC Special Teams Player of the Week - Week 5 (2008)
  • AFC Player of the Week- Week 14 (2011)
  • AFC Player of the Month- December, 2011
Career History
College: Central Florida
Undrafted in 2006
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career stats to date
Stats at

Matt Prater (born August 10, 1984, in Mayfield Heights, Ohio) is an American football placekicker who plays for the Detroit Lions. He was originally signed by the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at the University of Central Florida, where he majored in psychology.

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