Played & Stayed

Matt Dominguez #88

Life in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Roughriders 2003, 2004-2008 Moved to Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan 2009 Returned to Regina, Saskatchewan – 2014


Born on June 27, 1978 in Georgetown, Texas



He attended Sam Houston State on a scholarship where he was the team’s MVP and the school’s first NCAA division 1-AA All- American.   In 1998 and 1999, he was the team’s most valuable player.  Matt caught 211 passes for 3,272 yards and 27 touchdowns. He still holds eight Sam Houston State records and five Southland Football League records.   In 2005, Matt was inducted into the Sam Houston Hall of Fame.

After University Matt was a member of the Denver Broncos, he spent 2001 on the active roster and was sidelined in 2002 with his first knee injury. In May 2003, Matt moved to Regina, Saskatchewan to play for the Saskatchewan Roughriders

Matt spent time on the Denver Broncos practice squad and played 12 games with 3 receptions for 27 yards, his first catch came against the Seattle Seahawks on October 14, 2001

After his released Matt was signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 2003 and quickly used his size to his advantage and became a fan favorite by gaining over 1,000 yards in his first year.

In 2004 Matt signed with the New York Jets of the National Football League and left at the end of training camp.

He had a second stint with the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 2005, after 2 games he tore ligaments in his knee and was lost for the season.  He retired from football in 2008.

2006 - West Division All-Star

2007 – Grey Cup Ring with Saskatchewan Roughriders

Matt has faced challenges and adversity on the field, however, he has not lost his faith and he continues to see all the good that God is doing in his life. Matt met his wife Jennifer at Sam Houston State University and was married in 2003 in Austin, Texas.  Matt and his wife Jennifer, and their three children, Matthew, Victoria and Marcel lived in Regina until their return to Texas in 2020 along with Jennifer's twin sister and family who also had made Regina their home.