This is a 2020 photo of Matt Sokol of the Detroit Lions NFL football team. This image reflects the Detroit Lions active roster as of Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020 when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

Matt Sokol



Experience: 1 year

Height: 6-5

Age: 26

Weight: 249 lbs

College: Michigan State


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Sokol, 26, originally entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with the Los Angeles Chargers out of Michigan State in 2019. The 6-foot-5, 249-pounder spent time on the Chargers and Jacksonville Jaguars practice squad in 2019. He signed a futures contract with Detroit on Dec. 31, 2019 but was released at the end of training camp in 2020 and was signed to the Detroit practice squad. Sokol was re-signed to the Chargers practice squad after being released by Detroit and was elevated to the 53-man roster for two games. After being released by the Chargers at the end of training camp in 2021, he was re-signed to the Jacksonville practice squad where he spent the entire 2021 season. Sokol signed a future contract with Detroit on Jan. 12, 2022 and was released on May 10, 2022.