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Josue Matias
OG #66
Height:
6-5
Weight:
309
College:
Florida State
Experience:
2

Biography

 
PRO: The Titans signed Josue Matias as a rookie free agent on May 11, 2015 to provide competition at the offensive guard position.  The 6-foot-5-inch, 309-pounder is a physical lineman who is capable of playing both guard spots.  The Florida State product spent his entire rookie campaign on the Titans’ practice squad.

TITANS TIDBITS:  
•    Matias was born in the Dominican Republic and moved to Union City, N.J., with his family when he was six.  He is the first ever NFL player born in the Dominican Republic.
•    Matias won the 2014 BCS National Championship after starting all 14 games with the Florida State Seminoles during his junior season.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
•    A native of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Matias was signed by the Titans as an undrafted free agent on May 11, 2015.
•    Waived by the Titans on Sept. 5, 2015 and signed to the team’s practice squad a day later.
•    Signed by the Titans to a future contract on Jan. 4, 2016.

COLLEGE:
•    Was a fixture at left guard for the Seminoles.  Collected All-ACC honors three seasons in a row and started 43 consecutive games.
•    As a senior (2014), started all 14 games at left guard and had an average grade of 78.1.  Lifted his level of play at end of season, averaging an 84.3 over the last four games.  Graded out to above 80 percent in nine of 14 games.
•    As a junior (2013), started all 14 games and 29 consecutive contests dating back to the 2011 Champs Sports Bowl.  Helped lead the Seminoles to a National Championship by producing the top offensive line grade in three games, including against Wake Forest (88), Miami (86), and Nevada (89).
•    As a sophomore (2012), was a first-year starter at left guard for all 13 games.  Was an agile and relentless run-blocker as evidenced by his team-leading 31 knockdown blocks.  Had three or more knockdowns in seven games.
•    As a freshman (2011), was the fifth true freshman to see action on the offensive line making his first career start against Notre Dame in the Champs Sports Bowl.  Played in seven games.  Began the year working at offensive tackle but also picked up repetitions at the guard position.
•    Majored in social science at Florida State.

PERSONAL:  
•    Attended Union City (N.J.) High School and was one of New Jersey’s finest prospects coming out of high school as a lineman because of his size and agility.
•    A four-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com who missed his entire senior season as he recuperated from a leg injury.
•    Ranked the No. 25 offensive tackle nationally and No. 9 best player in the state of New Jersey.  Rated the No. 13 offensive tackle by ESPN, No. 27 offensive tackle by Scout.com and No. 18 offensive tackle by 247Sports.  Named First Team All-Hudson Area by the Star-Ledger as a junior in 2009.  Was No. 12 on the SuperPrep New Jersey 35.
•    His name is pronounced “HO-sway Muh-TEE-us.”
•    Born Josue Matias on Jan. 6, 1993 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
 
PRO: The Titans signed Josue Matias as a rookie free agent on May 11, 2015 to provide competition at the offensive guard position.  The 6-foot-5-inch, 309-pounder is a physical lineman who is capable of playing both guard spots.  The Florida State product spent his entire rookie campaign on the Titans’ practice squad.

TITANS TIDBITS:  
•    Matias was born in the Dominican Republic and moved to Union City, N.J., with his family when he was six.  He is the first ever NFL player born in the Dominican Republic.
•    Matias won the 2014 BCS National Championship after starting all 14 games with the Florida State Seminoles during his junior season.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
•    A native of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Matias was signed by the Titans as an undrafted free agent on May 11, 2015.
•    Waived by the Titans on Sept. 5, 2015 and signed to the team’s practice squad a day later.
•    Signed by the Titans to a future contract on Jan. 4, 2016.

COLLEGE:
•    Was a fixture at left guard for the Seminoles.  Collected All-ACC honors three seasons in a row and started 43 consecutive games.
•    As a senior (2014), started all 14 games at left guard and had an average grade of 78.1.  Lifted his level of play at end of season, averaging an 84.3 over the last four games.  Graded out to above 80 percent in nine of 14 games.
•    As a junior (2013), started all 14 games and 29 consecutive contests dating back to the 2011 Champs Sports Bowl.  Helped lead the Seminoles to a National Championship by producing the top offensive line grade in three games, including against Wake Forest (88), Miami (86), and Nevada (89).
•    As a sophomore (2012), was a first-year starter at left guard for all 13 games.  Was an agile and relentless run-blocker as evidenced by his team-leading 31 knockdown blocks.  Had three or more knockdowns in seven games.
•    As a freshman (2011), was the fifth true freshman to see action on the offensive line making his first career start against Notre Dame in the Champs Sports Bowl.  Played in seven games.  Began the year working at offensive tackle but also picked up repetitions at the guard position.
•    Majored in social science at Florida State.

PERSONAL:  
•    Attended Union City (N.J.) High School and was one of New Jersey’s finest prospects coming out of high school as a lineman because of his size and agility.
•    A four-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com who missed his entire senior season as he recuperated from a leg injury.
•    Ranked the No. 25 offensive tackle nationally and No. 9 best player in the state of New Jersey.  Rated the No. 13 offensive tackle by ESPN, No. 27 offensive tackle by Scout.com and No. 18 offensive tackle by 247Sports.  Named First Team All-Hudson Area by the Star-Ledger as a junior in 2009.  Was No. 12 on the SuperPrep New Jersey 35.
•    His name is pronounced “HO-sway Muh-TEE-us.”
•    Born Josue Matias on Jan. 6, 1993 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
 

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