Matteo Martin "Matt" Battaglia (born September 25, 1965) is an American producer, actor and former American football linebacker.
Battaglia married Tina Frazier in 2006; the couple has two children.
Battaglia currently lives in Georgia, with his family. He played college football at the University of Louisville. Battaglia played at Louisville as a linebacker from 1983 to 1986 and was named All-American by the Associated Press in 1985, leading the nation in tackles in 1985 & 1986, with 153 and 166 tackles respectively, averaging 15 tackles per game both seasons. Battaglia broke former All-Pro Otis Wilson's college tackling record and was named Most Valuable Player by his teammates and coaches. Battaglia had a brief career in professional football with the 1987 Philadelphia Eagles and recorded a sack of Chicago Bears quarterback Sean Payton.