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Matthew Masifilo
DE #65
Height:
6-3
Weight:
280
College:
Stanford
Hometown:
Ewa Beach, HI
Experience:
4

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Biography

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Originally signed by Tampa Bay on November 17, 2012, from the San Francisco 49ers practice squad.

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL:

  • Originally entered the NFL as a college free agent with the San Francisco 49ers on May 4, 2012.

TRANSACTIONS:

  • Signed by San Francisco on May 4, 2012. Waived on August 27, 2012.
  • Re-signed by San Francisco on August 29, 2012. Release on August 31, 2012.
  • Signed to San Francisco’s practice squad on September 1, 2012. Released on November 16, 2012.
  • Signed by Tampa Bay on November 17, 2012. Waived on August 31, 2013.
  • Signed to Tampa Bay’s practice squad on September 1, 2013. Promoted to the active roster on December 21, 2013. Waived on August 30, 2014.
  • Re-signed to Tampa Bay’s practice squad on August 31, 2014. Promoted to the active roster on November 1, 2014. Waived on November 3, 2014.
  • Re-signed to Tampa Bay’s practice squad on November 5, 2014. Signed a futures contract on January 1, 2015.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Spent three seasons (2012-14) as a defensive tackle, before making the transition to offensive line during the 2015 offseason.
  • Played in one game on the defensive line in 2014, recording no statistics.
  • Spent time on Tampa Bay’s active roster in 2012 and 2013, but was not active for any games.

2014 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Made NFL debut at Cleveland (11/2), recording no statistics.

COLLEGE:

  • Played in 46 games at Stanford (2008-11), starting the final 26 of his career.
  • Recorded 107 tackles, 15.0 tackles for loss, 7.5 sacks, seven passes defensed, three forced fumbles, and one interception.
  • Honorable mention All-Pac-12 in both 2010 and 2011.
  • Majored in mechanical engineering.

COMMUNITY:

  • Along with the defensive line, purchased toys and hosted a surprise shopping spree for underprivileged families in the “D-Line Does Christmas” event in December 2013.
  • Visited youth at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg and sang holiday carols to residents at Westminster Palms retirement home in December 2012.
  • Along with the defensive line, purchased toys and hosted a surprise shopping spree for underprivileged families in the inaugural “D-Line Does Christmas” event in December 2012.

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Campbell High School (Ewa Beach, Hawaii).
  • PrepStar All-American offensive lineman in high school.
  • Ranked among the top 25 defensive tackles in the nation by both Scout.com and Rivals.com, and the No. 2 defensive tackle in the state.
  • Born Matthew Masifilo on October 1, 1989 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Originally signed by Tampa Bay on November 17, 2012, from the San Francisco 49ers practice squad.

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL:

  • Originally entered the NFL as a college free agent with the San Francisco 49ers on May 4, 2012.

TRANSACTIONS:

  • Signed by San Francisco on May 4, 2012. Waived on August 27, 2012.
  • Re-signed by San Francisco on August 29, 2012. Release on August 31, 2012.
  • Signed to San Francisco’s practice squad on September 1, 2012. Released on November 16, 2012.
  • Signed by Tampa Bay on November 17, 2012. Waived on August 31, 2013.
  • Signed to Tampa Bay’s practice squad on September 1, 2013. Promoted to the active roster on December 21, 2013. Waived on August 30, 2014.
  • Re-signed to Tampa Bay’s practice squad on August 31, 2014. Promoted to the active roster on November 1, 2014. Waived on November 3, 2014.
  • Re-signed to Tampa Bay’s practice squad on November 5, 2014. Signed a futures contract on January 1, 2015.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Spent three seasons (2012-14) as a defensive tackle, before making the transition to offensive line during the 2015 offseason.
  • Played in one game on the defensive line in 2014, recording no statistics.
  • Spent time on Tampa Bay’s active roster in 2012 and 2013, but was not active for any games.

2014 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Made NFL debut at Cleveland (11/2), recording no statistics.

COLLEGE:

  • Played in 46 games at Stanford (2008-11), starting the final 26 of his career.
  • Recorded 107 tackles, 15.0 tackles for loss, 7.5 sacks, seven passes defensed, three forced fumbles, and one interception.
  • Honorable mention All-Pac-12 in both 2010 and 2011.
  • Majored in mechanical engineering.

COMMUNITY:

  • Along with the defensive line, purchased toys and hosted a surprise shopping spree for underprivileged families in the “D-Line Does Christmas” event in December 2013.
  • Visited youth at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg and sang holiday carols to residents at Westminster Palms retirement home in December 2012.
  • Along with the defensive line, purchased toys and hosted a surprise shopping spree for underprivileged families in the inaugural “D-Line Does Christmas” event in December 2012.

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Campbell High School (Ewa Beach, Hawaii).
  • PrepStar All-American offensive lineman in high school.
  • Ranked among the top 25 defensive tackles in the nation by both Scout.com and Rivals.com, and the No. 2 defensive tackle in the state.
  • Born Matthew Masifilo on October 1, 1989 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
 

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