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Chris Matthews’ Unlikely Journey to Super Bowl Stardom

Chris Matthews’ rise to Super Bowl stardom is stuff Hollywood couldn’t even make up. The former Kentucky wide receiver and Super Bowl XLIX star for the Seattle Seahawks was gracious enough to sit down with KSR ahead of Super Bowl LV.

“I’m going to be quite honest here, I didn’t think I was even going to make it out there.”

An undrafted free agent, Matthews was called up to the active roster of the defending champs with just a month left in the 2014 NFL season. He had zero career NFL receptions entering the Super Bowl against Tom Brady’s New England Patriots.