Matthew Tant decided to forego his last season of eligibility and enter the NFL Draft. As a fullback, he was realistic about his chances of being drafted but feels he can make an impact. The San Diego Chargers thought so too, bringing him in as an undrafted free agent.
April 26, 2005
As soon as the NFL Draft ends, fans go back to their lives, leaving the den to see their wife for the first time of the weekend but the San Diego Chargers are still hard at work securing undrafted free agents and that has begun, including bringing in a quarterback that they thought about drafting.
April 25, 2005
It was a big day for five Vanderbilt players who's dream is to play in the National Football League. The Carolina Panthers and Buffalo Bills drafted Jovan Haye and Justin Geisinger in the sixth round respectively. Matthew Tant, Brandon Smith and Dominique Morris all inked free agent deals just after the draft was concluded.
April 24, 2005
Head coach Bobby Johnson told the <i>Nashville City Paper</i> Monday that starting fullback Matthew Tant would forego his final season of eligibility. Tant, who rushed for 109 yards and two touchdowns in 11 games for the Commodores this past season, will try his luck in the NFL rather than return to school for a fifth season, the paper reported.
November 30, 2004