Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Packers Sign Matt Giordano, Reuniting Him with Aaron Rodgers

Sports Network reports that the Green Bay Packers signed safety Matt Giordano.  Giordano spent the previous four seasons with Indianapolis. Over 55 games, which included six starts, he had 80 tackles and three interceptions, including returning one for a touchdown.  He earned a Super Bowl Ring in Super Bowl XLI. 

While at Cal, Giordano won All-Pacific-10 Conference first team honors, and was an All-American honorable mention. During his career, he had six pass deflections, one sack, 111 tackles (four for losses), two forced fumbles, and a fumble recovery.  According to his bio on, his only interception came in the 34-31 3OT victory over USC

From Wikipedia:

Giordano was married March 4, 2005 to Laura Enns of Clovis. He was an American Studies major. His great-grandfather is Italian born Ralph Giordano (Also known as Young Corbett III), who was a world welterweight boxing champion in 1933. Matt is the son of Victor and Janet Giordano. His notable combine marks include a 345 lb (156 kg) bench press and 19 repetitions at 225 lb (102 kg), 4.02 20 yd shuttle, 4.54 40-yd dash, 33.5 vertical jump, and a 455 lb (206 kg) squat.

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