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Matthew Mulligan
TE #88
Height:
6-4
Weight:
267
College:
Maine
Hometown:
Enfield, Maine
Experience:
5
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 65 16 160 10 2.5 41 2 1 1 8 0
2013 NE 15 2 16 8 1.1 15 1 0 0 1 0
2012 STL 16 8 84 10.5 5.3 18 1 0 0 6 0
2011 NYJ 16 5 58 11.6 3.6 41 0 1 1 1 0
2010 NYJ 13 0 0 -- -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
2009 NYJ 5 1 2 2 0.4 2 0 0 0 0 0
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 65 2 28 14 20 0 1 0 0 0
2013 NE 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 STL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 NYJ 16 1 20 20 20 0 1 0 0 0
2010 NYJ 13 1 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0
2009 NYJ 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 65 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2013 NE 15 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 STL 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 NYJ 16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 NYJ 13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 NYJ 5 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Matthew Mulligan was signed by the New England Patriots as a free agent on Sept. 10, 2013 … Originally signed by Miami as a rookie free agent (5/2/08) … Released by Miami (9/2/08) … Signed by Miami to the practice squad (9/3/08) … Released by Miami from the practice squad (11/5/08) … Signed by Tennessee to the practice squad (11/19/08) … Released by Tennessee (9/5/09) … Claimed off waivers by the New York Jets (9/6/09) … Released by the New York Jets (9/22/09) … Signed by the New York Jets to the practice squad (9/24/09) … Signed by the New York Jets to the 53-man roster from the practice squad (12/2/09) … Signed by the St. Louis Rams as an unrestricted free agent free agent from the New York Jets (3/26/12) … Released by St. Louis (3/22/13) … Signed by Green Bay as a free agent (4/9/13) … Released by Green Bay (8/31/13) ... Signed By New England (9/3/13) ... Released by New England (9/5/13).
CAREER TRANSACTIONS
Matthew Mulligan was signed by the New England Patriots as a free agent on Sept. 10, 2013 … Originally signed by Miami as a rookie free agent (5/2/08) … Released by Miami (9/2/08) … Signed by Miami to the practice squad (9/3/08) … Released by Miami from the practice squad (11/5/08) … Signed by Tennessee to the practice squad (11/19/08) … Released by Tennessee (9/5/09) … Claimed off waivers by the New York Jets (9/6/09) … Released by the New York Jets (9/22/09) … Signed by the New York Jets to the practice squad (9/24/09) … Signed by the New York Jets to the 53-man roster from the practice squad (12/2/09) … Signed by the St. Louis Rams as an unrestricted free agent free agent from the New York Jets (3/26/12) … Released by St. Louis (3/22/13) … Signed by Green Bay as a free agent (4/9/13) … Released by Green Bay (8/31/13) ... Signed By New England (9/3/13) ... Released by New England (9/5/13).

SEASONAL REVIEWS

2013 (15/4, 2/1)
  • Made his first appearance in a Patirots uniform vs. N.Y. Jets (9/12).
  • Caught his first pass in a Patriots uniform - a 1-yard touchdown pass from Tom Brady at Tampa Bay (9/29).
  • Started his first game as a Patriot vs. Denver (11/24) in place of injured Michael Hoomanawanui.
  • Caught his first postseason pass for a 6-yard gain in the AFC Championship at Denver (1/19).


2012 (16/9 – St. Louis)
  • Appeared in all 16 games with nine starts for St. Louis and accumulated career highs in receptions (8), receiving yards (84) and touchdowns (1).
  • Matched his career high with two receptions for 14 yards and his first NFL touchdown vs. Washington (9/16). Also blocked a punt and made a tackle. Four plays later, he caught his first career TD, a 1-yard pass from QB Sam Bradford.


2011 (16/9 – N.Y. Jets)
  • Played in all 16 games with nine starts and caught five passes for 58 yards.
  • Also saw time on special teams.
  • Returned a kickoff for a career-high 20 yards vs. Kansas City (12/11).
  • Recorded a 41-yard catch, the longest of his career, at Miami (1/1).


2010 (13/1 – N.Y. Jets)
  • Played in 13 games and made one start.
  • Returned one kickoff for 8 yards vs. Buffalo (1/1).


2009 (5/1 – N.Y. Jets)
  • Went to training camp with the Tennessee Titans before being released prior to the start of the regular season.
  • Signed with the N.Y. Jets and spent time on both the practice squad and the 53-man roster.
  • Appeared in five games with one start, catching one pass for 2 yards.


2008 (0-/0 – Miami/Tennessee)
  • Went to training camp with Miami before being released prior to the start of the regular season and signed to the practice squad.
  • Spent the first eight games of the season on Miami’s practice squad before being released and was signed to Tennessee’s practice squad, where he spent the rest of the season.


COLLEGE
  • Was a two-year starter and letterman at Maine, finishing his career with 21 games played and 18 starts.
  • Caught 23 passes for 268 yards and two touchdowns.
  • In his senior year, Mulligan started all 11 games and caught 13 passes for 157 yards and two touchdowns.


PERSONAL
  • Born January 18, 1985, in Bangor, Maine.
  • Played four years of basketball, two years of soccer and one year of baseball, tennis and track and field at Penobscot Valley High School in Howland, Maine.
  • Did not play football in high school, as his school does not field a football team.
  • Was an honorable mention all-state selection in both basketball and soccer.


EXTRA POINTS
  • Mulligan did not play football in high school, as his school does not field a football team.

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