Alex Mateas

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Alex Mateas
No. 56     Ottawa Redblacks
2019, 56, Alex Mateas.jpg
Mateas before a Redblacks game in 2019.
Born: (1991-03-28) March 28, 1991 (age 29)
Ottawa, Ontario
Career information
CFL statusNational
Height6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight309 lb (140 kg)
CJFLOttawa Sooners
High schoolMerivale High School
CFL draft2015 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1
Drafted byOttawa Redblacks
Career history
As player
2015–presentOttawa Redblacks
Career highlights and awards
CFL East All-Star2017, 2018
Career stats

Alex Peter Traian Mateas (born March 28, 1991) is a Canadian football offensive lineman for the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was drafted by the Redblacks with the first overall pick in the 2015 CFL Draft.[1] He played college football at the University of Connecticut from 2012–2014 after redshirting at Penn State University in 2010.[2]

His father, Traian Mateaş is a retired soccer player and current youth coach at Ottawa TFC.[3]


  1. ^ "Calling Home: Ottawa pegs Alex Mateas first overall". Archived from the original on 2015-05-24. Retrieved 2015-09-08.
  2. ^ Alex Mateas bio
  3. ^ Full Time Staff