The Houston Oilers selected Bruce Matthews as the 9th player overall in the 1983 NFL Draft.
Matthews played every position along the offensive line during his storied 19-season career.
Matthews was named Offensive Lineman of the Year three times.
Matthews started 87 games at center for the Oilers/Titans.
Matthews was named to 14 straight Pro Bowls (nine at guard, five at center) during his career. He shares the record mark of Pro Bowls with Hall of Famer Merlin Olsen.
Matthews was named All-Pro nine times.
Bruce was named to the NFL's All-Decade Team of the 1990s as a guard.
Matthews had his most starts at guard (99 as a left guard, 67 at right guard).
Bruce was named All-AFC 12 times during his career.
Bruce played in 296 games, 292 of which were starts, during his 19-season career from 1983 to 2001.
Bruce hoisted the Lamar Hunt Trophy after he and the Titans beat the Jacksonville Jaguars, 33-14, to win the 1999 AFC Championship Game and earned a berth in Super Bowl XXXIV.
Bruce took time to autograph some items while in Hawaii as part of the Class of 2007 being honored during Pro Bowl festivities.
Matthews addressed the media during a press conference with the members of the Class of 2007 in Hawaii during Pro Bowl week.
Bruce Matthews' Hall of Fame mural.