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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.

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