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Matt Malaspina
National Scout

BIOGRAPHY

Matt Malaspina is in his 10th year with the 49ers and his second as the director of college scouting. In his current role, Malaspina oversees the college scouting staff and the daily operations of the department.

Malaspina spent the past three years as the national scout, where he was responsible for scouting the southeast region as well as crosschecking college football’s top prospects throughout the country.

Malaspina joined the 49ers after spending five years as an area scout with the Seattle Seahawks. Prior to the Seahawks, he spent the 1999 season with the Carolina Panthers, where he evaluated college players in the southeast region. Malaspina spent the previous year with National Football Scouting.

Malaspina was an assistant offensive coach at Jacksonville University from 1997 to 1998. He entered college coaching in 1997 as an intern at his alma mater, the University of Central Florida. A 1993 graduate of Central Florida, Malaspina went on to have a brief playing career as a center for the Shreveport Pirates of the Canadian Football League, playing in 1994 and attending training camp in 1995.

Matt Malaspina is in his 10th year with the 49ers and his second as the director of college scouting. In his current role, Malaspina oversees the college scouting staff and the daily operations of the department.

Malaspina spent the past three years as the national scout, where he was responsible for scouting the southeast region as well as crosschecking college football’s top prospects throughout the country.

Malaspina joined the 49ers after spending five years as an area scout with the Seattle Seahawks. Prior to the Seahawks, he spent the 1999 season with the Carolina Panthers, where he evaluated college players in the southeast region. Malaspina spent the previous year with National Football Scouting.

Malaspina was an assistant offensive coach at Jacksonville University from 1997 to 1998. He entered college coaching in 1997 as an intern at his alma mater, the University of Central Florida. A 1993 graduate of Central Florida, Malaspina went on to have a brief playing career as a center for the Shreveport Pirates of the Canadian Football League, playing in 1994 and attending training camp in 1995.

Recent Articles

  • Iupati, Brock Examples of Small-school Prospects

    By Andrew Pentis - Posted Mar 3, 2014

    For every handful of players from major colleges like Miami (Frank Gore), there's one from a place like Idaho (Mike Iupati), which is why the 49ers scouting department doesn't discount any potential NFL draftee.

  • 49ers Player Personnel Promotions

    By 49ers Staff - Posted May 1, 2013

    Several members of the 49ers player personnel department received promotions, including new Director of Player Personnel Joel Patten.

Recent Videos

  • Matt Malaspina 1-on-1: 2015 NFL Combine

    Posted Feb 19, 2015

    San Francisco 49ers director of college scouting Matt Malaspina discussed his role at the NFL combine as well as the progress of the team's 2014 draft class.

  • Combine Conversation: Matt Malaspina

    Posted Feb 26, 2013

    49ers.com sat down with 49ers national scout, Matt Malaspina, to talk about the combine, this year's draft, and past draft classes.