Roster  Schedule  Statistics 

Team

Print
RSS
Matt Hasselbeck
QB #8
Height:
6-4
Weight:
225
College:
Boston College
Hometown:
Norfolk, Mass.
Experience:
14

Biography

PRO: Matt Hasselbeck is a savvy signal caller who has led his team to the playoffs six times during his NFL career, including a trip to Super Bowl XL with the Seattle Seahawks in 2005.  Entering his 14th season in 2012, Hasselbeck provides the Titans with veteran leadership on the field and in the locker room, while continuing to serve as a mentor to 2011 first-round pick Jake Locker.  Hasselbeck has been named to three Pro Bowls during his career and has passed for more than 3,000 yards in eight NFL seasons. In his first season in Tennessee, he passed for 3,571 yards, accounting for the highest total in franchise history by anyone other than Warren Moon. 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• Hasselbeck is a three-time Pro Bowler, receiving the honor following the 2003, 2005 and 2007 seasons.
• Entering the 2012 season, Hasselbeck has 22 career 300-yard passing performances in the regular season and two more in the postseason.
• In 2011, Hasselbeck produced one of the best seasons of his career.  His 3,571 yards- made up the fourth-highest total in team history-, as did his attempts (518), while his completions (319) ranked third for the franchise.  His 18 touchdown passes were the most since 2004 (Billy Volek), and with 28 completions of 25 yards or more, Hasselbeck had the highest big-play total since Steve McNair in 2001 (32).
• In 2010, Hasselbeck started both postseason games to become Seahawks’ all time leader in postseason games played and started.  He set a franchise postseason single-game record with four touchdown passes against New Orleans (1/8) in a Wild Card victory.
• In 2009, Hasselbeck became Seahawks’ all-time franchise leader in career completions surpassing Dave Krieg (2,096).  He also set a single-game record completing 39 passes, including 15 consecutive, tied for second-most in club history. During the 2009 season, he also surpassed Krieg’s club record for most career pass attempts. Hasselbeck also eclipsed Krieg’s franchise record (26,132) for career passing yards.
• In 2007, Hasselbeck set career-highs for attempts (562), completions (352), passing yards (3,966) and touchdown passes (28).
• In 2005, Hasselbeck led the Seahawks to the Super Bowl for the first time in franchise history.  He led the NFC and set a career-best with a 98.2 passer rating and was named the starter for the NFC Pro Bowl squad.
• In 2003, Hasselbeck earned his first ever trip to the Pro Bowl after leading the Seahawks to their first-ever undefeated home record. He tied his own record for most 300-yard games in a season (4).
• Hasselbeck’s first NFL touchdown pass came on a fake field goal attempt at Minnesota (12/20/99) with a nine-yard toss to Jeff Thomason.
  
TITANS TIDBITS: 
• The Hasselbeck family has a rich tradition in pro football.  Matt’s father Don, played tight end in the NFL for nine seasons with the Patriots (1977-83), Raiders (1983), Vikings (1984), and Giants (1985).  His younger brother, Tim, was a starting quarterback for Boston College and played for the Philadelphia Eagles (2002), Washington Redskins (2003-2004), N.Y. Giants (2005-2006) and Arizona Cardinals (2007).  His youngest brother, Nathanael, also attended Boston College and played defensive back.
• Hasselbeck is the brother-in-law of television personality (The View and Survivor) Elisabeth Hasselbeck, who is married to his brother Tim.
• He and his wife, Sarah, co-chaired Medical Teams International’s Field of Dreams auction for three years and have been dedicated supporters of MTI for the past six years.  The organization’s mission is to serve people all over the world stricken by disaster, conflict and poverty.  MTI (www.medicalteams.org and on Twitter at @medteams) also has the largest mobile dental fleet that provides dental care to those unable to afford dental care.
• The Hasselbecks are supporters of charity: water, whose mission is to provide clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations (www.charitywater.org and on twitter at @charitywater).  They are part of the organization’s membership group called The Well, which allows charity: water to direct 100% of public donations to fund water projects.
• Along with his wife, Hasselbeck is co-chairing the International Justice Mission Nashville Benefit dinner in September 2012.  International Justice Mission (on Twitter at @IJMHQ) is a human rights organization that brings rescue to victims of slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
• The Westwood, Mass., native was originally selected by the Green Bay Packers in the sixth round (187th overall) of the 1998 NFL Draft.
• Released by the Packers on Sept. 3, 1998 and signed to the team’s practice squad two days later.
• Re-signed by the Packers on March 16, 2000.
• Traded by the Packers to the Seattle Seahawks on March 2, 2001.  The Seahawks received Hasselbeck and the Packers’ 2001 first-round pick (17th overall) in exchange for Seattle’s 2001 first-round pick (10th overall) and a 2001 third-round choice.
• Signed by the Titans as an unrestricted free agent on July 29, 2011.  

COLLEGE:
• Was a four-year letterman and two-year starter at Boston College. Finished fifth on the Eagles’ career passing list with 4,548 yards, completing 390 of 701 passes with 22 touchdowns and 26 interceptions.
• Played in 37 career games with 21 starts.  Completed 188 of 305 passes for 2,239 yards and 11 touchdowns with 10 interceptions as a senior, when he was the co-winner of the “Thomas F. Scanlon Award” as the school’s outstanding senior scholar-athlete.
• As a senior, threw for 277 yards in a 22 of 33 performance, that included a school-record 14 consecutive completions, versus Notre Dame. Completed 31 of 46 attempts for a career-high 393 yards and three touchdowns in his final collegiate game in a victory over Army.
• As a junior, connected on 171 of 330 passes for 1,990 yards and nine touchdowns with nine interceptions. Came off the bench to lead the team to a come-from-behind victory over Hawaii in the season opener. Started the next 10 games before separating his right shoulder, causing him to miss the season finale versus Miami (Fla.).
• Served as the Eagles’ backup quarterback as a sophomore. Played in 11 games with one start. Completed 27 of 60 passes for 280 yards and two touchdowns, with seven interceptions.
• Saw action in five games as a redshirt freshman.
• Received a B.S. Degree in Marketing and Finance from Boston College.

PERSONAL: 
• Married to his college sweetheart Sarah and has two daughters, Annabelle and Mallory, and son Henry.
• Was an honorable mention All-American selection by USA Today as a senior at Xaverian Brothers High School in West-wood, Mass.  Also garnered All-East honors from Blue Chip Illustrated and All-New England honors from SuperPrep.
• As a two-year starter completed 90 of 120 passes for 1,490 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior. Also ran for 400 yards and three touchdowns en route to capturing conference title and runner-up in Massachusetts’ Division 1-A Super Bowl.
• Also earned three letters in basketball and two in baseball.
• Competed in CBS’ version of the “NFL Quarterback Challenge” over the 2003 offseason and finished in first place.
• During his time with the Seahawks, he was involved and supported the local Boys and Girls Club, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Childbaven KITH Cares, Pro Athletes Outreach, Coaches Time Out, Young Life Northwest, Compassion International, World Vision, Band of Brothers, Rwanda Girls Intiative, Desire Street Ministries and Garth Brooks Teammates for Kids Foundation.
• Hasselbeck’s wife, Sarah, was very active with Seahawks Women’s Association.  She started a program called Funky Young Women, where the player’s wives would take out 10-12 teenagers (and each could bring a guest) that were undergoing cancer treatment at Seattle Children’s Hospital.   She’s also a runner and has participated in the Komen Race for the Cure.
• List of favorites: (movie) “Remember the Titans”; (TV show) “Modern Family”; (actor/actress) Russell Crowe and Queen Latifah; (music artists) Tim McGraw, Mac Powell, Jeremy Camp and Dierks Bentley; (food) Greek, Italian and Mexican; (school subject) history; (car) Infiniti M56S; (authors) Erwin Raphael McManus, Josh McDowell (“More Than a Carpenter”) and Laura Hillenbrand (“Unbroken”); (sports heroes) Larry Bird, John Elway, Roger Clemens and Ray Bourque; and (sports teams other than the Titans) Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics, Nashville Predators, Seattle Sounders and Seattle Storm.
• Follow Hasselbeck on Twitter at @Hasselbeck.
• Born Matthew Michael Hasselbeck on Sept. 25, 1975, in Boulder, Colo.

PRO: Matt Hasselbeck is a savvy signal caller who has led his team to the playoffs six times during his NFL career, including a trip to Super Bowl XL with the Seattle Seahawks in 2005.  Entering his 14th season in 2012, Hasselbeck provides the Titans with veteran leadership on the field and in the locker room, while continuing to serve as a mentor to 2011 first-round pick Jake Locker.  Hasselbeck has been named to three Pro Bowls during his career and has passed for more than 3,000 yards in eight NFL seasons. In his first season in Tennessee, he passed for 3,571 yards, accounting for the highest total in franchise history by anyone other than Warren Moon. 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• Hasselbeck is a three-time Pro Bowler, receiving the honor following the 2003, 2005 and 2007 seasons.
• Entering the 2012 season, Hasselbeck has 22 career 300-yard passing performances in the regular season and two more in the postseason.
• In 2011, Hasselbeck produced one of the best seasons of his career.  His 3,571 yards- made up the fourth-highest total in team history-, as did his attempts (518), while his completions (319) ranked third for the franchise.  His 18 touchdown passes were the most since 2004 (Billy Volek), and with 28 completions of 25 yards or more, Hasselbeck had the highest big-play total since Steve McNair in 2001 (32).
• In 2010, Hasselbeck started both postseason games to become Seahawks’ all time leader in postseason games played and started.  He set a franchise postseason single-game record with four touchdown passes against New Orleans (1/8) in a Wild Card victory.
• In 2009, Hasselbeck became Seahawks’ all-time franchise leader in career completions surpassing Dave Krieg (2,096).  He also set a single-game record completing 39 passes, including 15 consecutive, tied for second-most in club history. During the 2009 season, he also surpassed Krieg’s club record for most career pass attempts. Hasselbeck also eclipsed Krieg’s franchise record (26,132) for career passing yards.
• In 2007, Hasselbeck set career-highs for attempts (562), completions (352), passing yards (3,966) and touchdown passes (28).
• In 2005, Hasselbeck led the Seahawks to the Super Bowl for the first time in franchise history.  He led the NFC and set a career-best with a 98.2 passer rating and was named the starter for the NFC Pro Bowl squad.
• In 2003, Hasselbeck earned his first ever trip to the Pro Bowl after leading the Seahawks to their first-ever undefeated home record. He tied his own record for most 300-yard games in a season (4).
• Hasselbeck’s first NFL touchdown pass came on a fake field goal attempt at Minnesota (12/20/99) with a nine-yard toss to Jeff Thomason.
  
TITANS TIDBITS: 
• The Hasselbeck family has a rich tradition in pro football.  Matt’s father Don, played tight end in the NFL for nine seasons with the Patriots (1977-83), Raiders (1983), Vikings (1984), and Giants (1985).  His younger brother, Tim, was a starting quarterback for Boston College and played for the Philadelphia Eagles (2002), Washington Redskins (2003-2004), N.Y. Giants (2005-2006) and Arizona Cardinals (2007).  His youngest brother, Nathanael, also attended Boston College and played defensive back.
• Hasselbeck is the brother-in-law of television personality (The View and Survivor) Elisabeth Hasselbeck, who is married to his brother Tim.
• He and his wife, Sarah, co-chaired Medical Teams International’s Field of Dreams auction for three years and have been dedicated supporters of MTI for the past six years.  The organization’s mission is to serve people all over the world stricken by disaster, conflict and poverty.  MTI (www.medicalteams.org and on Twitter at @medteams) also has the largest mobile dental fleet that provides dental care to those unable to afford dental care.
• The Hasselbecks are supporters of charity: water, whose mission is to provide clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations (www.charitywater.org and on twitter at @charitywater).  They are part of the organization’s membership group called The Well, which allows charity: water to direct 100% of public donations to fund water projects.
• Along with his wife, Hasselbeck is co-chairing the International Justice Mission Nashville Benefit dinner in September 2012.  International Justice Mission (on Twitter at @IJMHQ) is a human rights organization that brings rescue to victims of slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
• The Westwood, Mass., native was originally selected by the Green Bay Packers in the sixth round (187th overall) of the 1998 NFL Draft.
• Released by the Packers on Sept. 3, 1998 and signed to the team’s practice squad two days later.
• Re-signed by the Packers on March 16, 2000.
• Traded by the Packers to the Seattle Seahawks on March 2, 2001.  The Seahawks received Hasselbeck and the Packers’ 2001 first-round pick (17th overall) in exchange for Seattle’s 2001 first-round pick (10th overall) and a 2001 third-round choice.
• Signed by the Titans as an unrestricted free agent on July 29, 2011.  

COLLEGE:
• Was a four-year letterman and two-year starter at Boston College. Finished fifth on the Eagles’ career passing list with 4,548 yards, completing 390 of 701 passes with 22 touchdowns and 26 interceptions.
• Played in 37 career games with 21 starts.  Completed 188 of 305 passes for 2,239 yards and 11 touchdowns with 10 interceptions as a senior, when he was the co-winner of the “Thomas F. Scanlon Award” as the school’s outstanding senior scholar-athlete.
• As a senior, threw for 277 yards in a 22 of 33 performance, that included a school-record 14 consecutive completions, versus Notre Dame. Completed 31 of 46 attempts for a career-high 393 yards and three touchdowns in his final collegiate game in a victory over Army.
• As a junior, connected on 171 of 330 passes for 1,990 yards and nine touchdowns with nine interceptions. Came off the bench to lead the team to a come-from-behind victory over Hawaii in the season opener. Started the next 10 games before separating his right shoulder, causing him to miss the season finale versus Miami (Fla.).
• Served as the Eagles’ backup quarterback as a sophomore. Played in 11 games with one start. Completed 27 of 60 passes for 280 yards and two touchdowns, with seven interceptions.
• Saw action in five games as a redshirt freshman.
• Received a B.S. Degree in Marketing and Finance from Boston College.

PERSONAL: 
• Married to his college sweetheart Sarah and has two daughters, Annabelle and Mallory, and son Henry.
• Was an honorable mention All-American selection by USA Today as a senior at Xaverian Brothers High School in West-wood, Mass.  Also garnered All-East honors from Blue Chip Illustrated and All-New England honors from SuperPrep.
• As a two-year starter completed 90 of 120 passes for 1,490 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior. Also ran for 400 yards and three touchdowns en route to capturing conference title and runner-up in Massachusetts’ Division 1-A Super Bowl.
• Also earned three letters in basketball and two in baseball.
• Competed in CBS’ version of the “NFL Quarterback Challenge” over the 2003 offseason and finished in first place.
• During his time with the Seahawks, he was involved and supported the local Boys and Girls Club, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Childbaven KITH Cares, Pro Athletes Outreach, Coaches Time Out, Young Life Northwest, Compassion International, World Vision, Band of Brothers, Rwanda Girls Intiative, Desire Street Ministries and Garth Brooks Teammates for Kids Foundation.
• Hasselbeck’s wife, Sarah, was very active with Seahawks Women’s Association.  She started a program called Funky Young Women, where the player’s wives would take out 10-12 teenagers (and each could bring a guest) that were undergoing cancer treatment at Seattle Children’s Hospital.   She’s also a runner and has participated in the Komen Race for the Cure.
• List of favorites: (movie) “Remember the Titans”; (TV show) “Modern Family”; (actor/actress) Russell Crowe and Queen Latifah; (music artists) Tim McGraw, Mac Powell, Jeremy Camp and Dierks Bentley; (food) Greek, Italian and Mexican; (school subject) history; (car) Infiniti M56S; (authors) Erwin Raphael McManus, Josh McDowell (“More Than a Carpenter”) and Laura Hillenbrand (“Unbroken”); (sports heroes) Larry Bird, John Elway, Roger Clemens and Ray Bourque; and (sports teams other than the Titans) Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics, Nashville Predators, Seattle Sounders and Seattle Storm.
• Follow Hasselbeck on Twitter at @Hasselbeck.
• Born Matthew Michael Hasselbeck on Sept. 25, 1975, in Boulder, Colo.

 
Passing
YearTeamGAttCompPctAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDTD%IntInt%Lng20+40+SckSckYRate
TOTAL 197 5,030 3,036 60.4 25.5 34,647 6.9 175.9 201 4 148 2.9 87 417 60 342 2,152 82.1
2014 IND 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 IND 3 12 7 58.3 4 130 10.8 43.3 0 -- 1 8.3 57 2 1 0 0 61.1
2012 TEN 8 221 138 62.4 27.6 1,367 6.2 170.9 7 3.2 5 2.3 37 13 0 14 103 81
2011 TEN 16 518 319 61.6 32.4 3,571 6.9 223.2 18 3.5 14 2.7 80T 43 10 19 153 82.4
2010 SEA 14 444 266 59.9 31.7 3,001 6.8 214.4 12 2.7 17 3.8 87T 33 10 29 175 73.2
2009 SEA 14 488 293 60 34.9 3,029 6.2 216.4 17 3.5 17 3.5 53 32 5 32 209 75.1
2008 SEA 7 209 109 52.2 29.9 1,216 5.8 173.7 5 2.4 10 4.8 34 14 0 19 119 57.8
2007 SEA 16 562 352 62.6 35.1 3,966 7.1 247.9 28 5 12 2.1 65 48 7 33 204 91.4
2006 SEA 12 371 210 56.6 30.9 2,442 6.6 203.5 18 4.9 15 4 72T 30 5 34 229 76
2005 SEA 16 449 294 65.5 28.1 3,459 7.7 216.2 24 5.3 9 2 56 41 7 24 154 98.2
2004 SEA 14 474 279 58.9 33.9 3,382 7.1 241.6 22 4.6 15 3.2 60 43 2 30 155 83.1
2003 SEA 16 513 313 61 32.1 3,841 7.5 240.1 26 5.1 15 2.9 80T 54 5 42 246 88.8
2002 SEA 16 419 267 63.7 26.2 3,075 7.3 192.2 15 3.6 10 2.4 49 36 4 26 143 87.8
2001 SEA 13 321 176 54.8 24.7 2,023 6.3 155.6 7 2.2 8 2.5 64 26 4 38 251 70.9
2000 GB 16 19 10 52.6 1.2 104 5.5 6.5 1 5.3 0 -- 27T 2 0 1 2 86.3
1999 GB 16 10 3 30 0.6 41 4.1 2.6 1 10 0 -- 19 0 0 1 9 77.5
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 197 341 1.7 1,227 3.6 6.2 8 23 92 27 5 0 20
2014 IND 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 IND 3 2 0.7 -2 -1 -0.7 0 -1 0 -- 0 0 0
2012 TEN 8 13 1.6 38 2.9 4.8 0 16 2 15.4 0 0 1
2011 TEN 16 20 1.3 52 2.6 3.3 0 21 4 20 1 0 0
2010 SEA 14 23 1.6 60 2.6 4.3 3 20T 8 34.8 1 0 1
2009 SEA 14 26 1.9 119 4.6 8.5 0 23 5 19.2 1 0 4
2008 SEA 7 11 1.6 69 6.3 9.9 0 15 5 45.5 0 0 0
2007 SEA 16 39 2.4 89 2.3 5.6 0 12 8 20.5 0 0 4
2006 SEA 12 18 1.5 110 6.1 9.2 0 19 7 38.9 0 0 1
2005 SEA 16 36 2.3 124 3.4 7.8 1 23 8 22.2 1 0 0
2004 SEA 14 27 1.9 90 3.3 6.4 1 19 5 18.5 0 0 2
2003 SEA 16 36 2.3 125 3.5 7.8 2 18 10 27.8 0 0 2
2002 SEA 16 40 2.5 202 5.1 12.6 1 21 16 40 1 0 1
2001 SEA 13 40 3.1 141 3.5 10.8 0 17 13 32.5 0 0 3
2000 GB 16 4 0.3 -5 -1.3 -0.3 0 -1 0 -- 0 0 0
1999 GB 16 6 0.4 15 2.5 0.9 0 13 1 16.7 0 0 1
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 197 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 IND 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 IND 3 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 TEN 8 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 TEN 16 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 SEA 14 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 SEA 14 3 3 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 SEA 7 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 SEA 16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 SEA 12 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2005 SEA 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2004 SEA 14 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2003 SEA 16 3 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2002 SEA 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2001 SEA 13 2 2 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2000 GB 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1999 GB 16 -- -- -- 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 197 63 27 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 IND 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 IND 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 TEN 8 3 1 0 2 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2011 TEN 16 4 1 0 1 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2010 SEA 14 7 5 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2009 SEA 14 11 3 0 5 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2008 SEA 7 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0
2007 SEA 16 9 5 -- 3 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2006 SEA 12 3 2 0 2 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2005 SEA 16 4 2 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2004 SEA 14 5 1 0 2 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2003 SEA 16 4 1 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2002 SEA 16 5 4 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2001 SEA 13 6 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0
2000 GB 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1999 GB 16 1 0 0 1 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0

No Data

No Data

Recent Articles

Recent Videos