Lions Sign Matua; Others Will Be Difficult and have been informed by league sources that the Detroit Lions came to terms on Tuesday with seventh-round pick G Fred Matua (USC). Plus, the team might be experiencing some difficulty with the signing of other picks. Comments from league sources inside.
July 25, 2006

Long Shot? Lions' Matua Doesn't Believe So

Despite his seventh round status, Lions' draft pick Fred Matua told reporters last weekend that not only does he intend on making the team, but starting.
May 10, 2006

Lions Land Steal In Matua In Final Round

With their second-to-last pick, the Detroit Lions may have nabbed the steal of the seventh round in USC offensive guard Fred Matua.
April 30, 2006

USC's Matua to visit Ravens

OWINGS MILLS -- USC offensive guard Fred Matua blocked for three Heisman Trophy award winners, creating pathways for Carson Palmer, Matt Leinart and Reggie Bush. Now, the junior all-conference lineman would like to extend his football career in the NFL, possibly with the Baltimore Ravens.
April 17, 2006

Fred Matua: "This Ain't No Walk in the Park"

USC offensive guard Fred Matua is ready to do whatever it takes to succeed at the pro level. Learn more about his love for game and the fire that burns inside him on the football field.
April 15, 2006