The Gambling have introduced that former Purdue tackle Matt Light has upon the market after 11 professional seasons within the Nfl.
"Matt is the greatest I have existed,Inch Purdue mind coach Danny Hope stated. "He's a superb leader, an excellent teammate as well as an unbelievable person. He introduced all individuals characteristics to the overall game, and would be a real difference-maker both off and on the area."
Hope was his position coach at Purdue where Light spent three seasons (1998-2000) safeguarding future Super Bowl XLIV MVP Came Brees at left tackle. He would be a first team All-Large Ten selection his senior season in 2000 an additional team choice like a junior. He initially became a member of the Boilermakers like a tight finish from Greenville Senior High School in Greenville, Ohio.
Light was selected by Colonial within the second round using the 48th overall pick from the 2001 National football league Draft, where he continued to look in 175 games, beginning 173 at left tackle for that Patriots. Light began in five Super Bowls (XXXVI, XXXVII, XXXIX, XLII and XLVI), probably the most by any former Boilermaker in class history, and won three championship rings using the Patriots (XXXVI, XXXVII, XXXIX). He gained Professional Bowl honors three occasions and was selected towards the Gambling 50th Anniversary Team.