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Matt Birk

Matt Birk
Birk during the Ravens' training camp in August 2009
NameMatt Birk
Width280px
CaptionBirk during the Ravens' training camp in August 2009
CurrentteamBaltimore Ravens
Currentnumber77
CurrentpositionplainCenter
Birth DateJuly 23, 1976(age 40)
Birth PlaceSt. Paul, Minnesota
Heightft6
Heightin4
Weight309
Debutyear1998
DebutteamMinnesota Vikings
CollegeHarvard
Draftyear1998
Draftround6
Draftpick173
Pastteams * Minnesota Vikings (1998 2008) * Baltimore Ravens (2009 present)
StatusActive
Highlights * 6× Pro Bowl selection (2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007) * 2× All-Pro selection (2000, 2003) * 6× Minnesota Vikings Man of the Year Award (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007) * Ed Block Courage Award (2006)
Statweek16
Statseason2009
Statlabel1Games played
Statvalue1161
Statlabel2Games started
Statvalue2138
NflBIR643699

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Matthew Robert Birk (born July 23, 1976) is an American football center for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the sixth round of the 1998 NFL Draft. He played college football at Harvard.

Birk is a two-time All-Pro and six-time Pro Bowl selection.


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