Matt Flynn - Updated Jun 2024

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Matt Flynn

Matt Flynn is a football player who is known for playing as a quarterback. Matt Flynn was signed by the New Orleans Saints in 2015.

Early life

On June 20, 1985, Matt Flynn was born in Tyler, Texas, the United States. As of now, he has already reached 38 years old and his zodiac sign is Gemini.

He was born to his father Alvin Flynn and his mother Ruth Flynn. Thus, his mother was a choreographer. Likewise, his father is also a football player/ attorney.

Additionally, he has 2 brothers named Adam Flynn and Bill Flynn. And, are also 2 sisters named Amanda Flynn and Rebecca Flynn.

According to the sources, he went to Tyler Legacy High School. Later, he attended Louisiana State University.

Matt Flynn

Caption: Matt Flynn with his family. (Source: Instagram)

Matt Flynn – Net Worth 2024

After playing all the games and contracts, he has earned a hefty amount of money. As of 2021, the estimated net worth is $10 million.


In the 2008 NFL Draft, Matt Flynn was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the 7th round. Later, on July 23, he was signed to a 4-year rookie contract.

Therefore, he won the competition for the backup role to Aaron Rodgers, in 2008. In 2003, after his senior season, he was listed as the top-rated Texas high school quarterback.

Thus, he was a member of the SuperPrep Texas 124. And, is also part of the Dallas Morning News Texas Top 100.

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Caption: Matt Flynn with his team during a match. Source(Instagram)

Thus, also of the Tyler Morning Telegraph All-East Texas Football Team. Over Tennessee, Texas Tech, and Texas A&M, he chose LSU. At LSU, he redshirted the 2003 season.

Later on, he served as the third-string quarterback, in 2004. Thus, it was behind starter Marcus Randall and backup JaMarcus Russell.

As LSU’s holder of placekicks, he also doubled. Therefore, he successfully played in all 12 games.

Therefore, but only three games as a quarterback. In the 2004 Capital One Bowl, he also made a short appearance.

Likewise, with 4 completions on 10 attempts for 99 yards and 1 touchdown, he finished the season. In the season 2005, Russell and he battled for the starting quarterback position.

Eventually, Russell got the job, leaving Flynn as a backup. In 20005, he played in 7 games as quarterback for the Tigers. Thus, he completed 27 of 48 passes for 457 yards, 1 interception, and 7 touchdowns.

More about career

He threw a perfect 7-of-7, in a win over North Texas. He also competed in the 2005 SEC Championship Game. Thus, his game was against the Georgia Bulldogs.

Unfortunately, starting quarterback Russell was injured. And, the game was finished by Flynn. Later, in the 20005 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, he was then given the nod.

It was to start for the Tigers against the University of Miami Hurricanes. Fortunately, he led the Tigers to a 40–3 out of Miami, in the game. Appearing in 7 games, in 2006, he again served as a backup to Russell.

On October 14, 2006, his touchdowns came in a 49–0 rout against Kentucky. Moving on, he became a starter as a fifth-year senior.

Except for the SEC Championship, he started every game. Similarly, he rushed for 215 yards and 4 touchdowns. Coming back against Alabama, he led the Tigers to the 4th quarter.

Then, he and the Tigers beat Louisiana Tech.  The Tigers beat Ole Miss in the following years. Later, he and the Tigers lost to Arkansas, in his final game at Tiger Stadium.

In addition, he led LSU to a BCS National Championship, on January 7, 2008.  Thus, he beat Ohio State 38–24.

he was named offensive MVP of the game and completed 19 of 27 passes and 4 touchdowns. Fortunately, the Tigers finished the season ranked No. 1 in the polls.

Personal Life

Matt Flynn is already married and the father of 3 children. On June 22, 2013, he exchanged vows with his long-term girlfriend Lacey Minchew.

Likewise, his wife has a bachelor’s degree in science and mass communication. While they were in a relationship, they struggled with long-distance romance.

Then, finally, they shared a ring in Nov 2012. In September 2015, they were blessed with a son named Huck.

And, in October, their daughter Suzette Hopestrong was born. Additionally, in August 2020, they welcomed their 3rd child.

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Caption: Matt with his wife and child. Source(Instagram)

Body Measurements

Matt Flynn is very tall and his height is 6 feet 2 inches. Likewise, he has a huge body also has maintained it and weighs about 104 kg. Besides, that, he has brown pairs of eyes and dark brown hair color.

Matt Flynn – Social Media

He has his Instagram name @mflynn3 with 8k followers. And, joined Twitter in August 2009 and has 22.8k followers.