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Ira Matthews

Ira Matthews

Number: 43

Position: RB/WR

Years: 1979-81

School: Wisconsin

The Raiders selected Matthews in the 6th round of the 1979 NFL Draft. He played in 37 games and returned 95 punts for 678 yards and 71 kickoffs for 1,602 yards including a team-record 104-yarder in 1979 against San Diego. Matthews also rushed 7 times for 14 yards and caught 3 passes for 33 yards. He was a member of the Raiders 1980 Super Bowl championship team.