Matt Birk, is a current Gridiron Greats Board of Directors Member and recently retired from the NFL. Matt has made significant financial donations to the Gridiron Greats year after year and is a committed board member day in and day out with all of Gridiron Greats initiatives and vision.
Matt was one of the best centers in the NFL, played 15 years in the league and was a two-time All Pro, six-time Pro Bowl selection, and one-time Super Bowl champion.
He was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the sixth round of the 1998 NFL draft after playing college football at Harvard University. Matt was the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year in 2011.