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Rashean Mathis
DB #31
Height:
6-1
Weight:
195
Age:
33
College:
Bethune-Cookman
Experience:
12

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
47
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 565 503 62 1.0 0 98 30 512 -- 72 3 6 5
2013 DET 15 13 47 44 3 0.0 -- 15 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2012 JAC 12 4 20 20 0 0.0 -- 5 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2011 JAC 9 9 34 32 2 0.0 -- 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 1
2010 JAC 16 16 57 46 11 0.0 -- 6 1 24 24 24 0 1 --
2009 JAC 10 10 33 29 4 0.0 -- 7 3 46 15.3 29 0 2 1
2008 JAC 12 12 40 39 1 1.0 0 9 4 151 37.8 72 2 1 1
2007 JAC 14 14 58 53 5 0.0 -- 6 1 23 23 23 0 1 --
2006 JAC 16 16 63 56 7 0.0 -- 12 8 146 18.3 55 0 0 --
2005 JAC 16 16 69 60 9 0.0 0 11 5 79 15.8 41 1 0 1
2004 JAC 16 16 63 53 10 0.0 -- 16 5 42 8.4 21 0 1 --
2003 JAC 16 16 81 71 10 0.0 -- 7 2 0 -- 0 0 0 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 MIN W 34-24 5 3 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 @ARI L 21-25 2 2 0 -- -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @WAS W 27-20 7 7 0 -- -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 CHI W 40-32 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 @GB L 9-22 6 6 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @CLE W 31-17 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 CIN L 24-27 1 1 0 -- -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 DAL W 31-30 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 @CHI W 21-19 8 8 0 -- -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @PIT L 27-37 1 1 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 TB L 21-24 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 GB W 40-10 1 1 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 @PHI L 20-34 1 1 0 -- -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 BAL L 16-18 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 NYG L 20-23 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 @MIN L 13-14 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS:

  • Signed with the Lions on August 17, 2013
  • Declared free agent on March 12, 2013.
  • Resigned with Jacksonville to a one-year contract extension on March 7, 2012.
  • Drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the second round (39th overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft.

PRO: Mathis spent the previous nine seasons anchoring the Jacksonville Jaguars secondary.  His 30 interceptions is more than double  any other player in the Jaguars history. Owns the Jacksonville Jaguars franchise records with 30 career interceptions, three INTs for touchdowns, 512 INT return yards and 35 takeaways.

2012: Played in 12 games and started four, ending the season with five pass deflections and 20 tackles.

  • Recorded seven tackles against the Chicago Bears (10/7).
  • Posted multi-tackle performances in six of the 12 games he played in.
  • Batted down a pass in three consecutive games (9/23 at Ind, 9/30 vs. Cin, 10/7 vs. Chi).

2011: Started nine games before a season ending knee injury at Indianapolis (11/13).

  • Led team with 12 pass defenses despite missing the final seven games.
  • Only interception of the season came in Week 2 against the New York Jets.
  • Forced a fumble against Baltimore (10/24).

2010: Played and started in all 16 games for the Jaguars.

  • Registered only interception against the Cowboys in Week 8.
  • Ended the season with six pass defenses and 57 tackles.

2009: Made 10 starts and totaled 33 tackles as team captain, as well as three interceptions and seven passes defensed

  • Forced fumbles against Arizona in Week 2 and at the New York Jets.

2008: Started first 12 games at LCB before suffering a season-ending knee injury at Houston (12/1).

  • Served as team captain.
  • Tied for team-lead with four interceptions for a team-high 151 return yards and returned two for TDs.
  • First interception of the season came off QB Peyton Manning as he returned it 61 yards for a touchdown.
  • Two weeks later Mathis picked off QB  Ben Roethlisberger and returned it 72 yards for a TD.
  • Recorded his first career sack against the Vikings in Week 11

2007: Started 14 games and was named first alternate for the Pro Bowl

  • Registered only interception of the season in Week 1.
  • Ended season with 59 tackles and six passes defensed

2006: Started all 16 games and was named an All-Pro and to the Pro Bowl team

  • Career-high eight interceptions and 142 INT return yards.
  • Had two interceptions in Week 1versus Dallas and Week 8 against Tennessee.
  • Tallied a career high 21 passes defensed to go along with 61 tackles

2005: Recorded five interceptions for the second consecutive season and 15 passes defensed

2004: Shared the team lead with five INT and registered 62 tackles

2003: Started in all 16 games as a rookie, playing both free safety and cornerback

COLLEGE: Three-time Division I-AA All-American who intercepted 31 passes in four seasons at Bethune-Cookman. Played both CB and FS, in addition to excelling as a punt returner and a sprinter on track team.

  • First defensive back to win the Buck Buchanan Award (Division I-AA's top defensive player), after shattering I-AA season records for interceptions and interception return yards as a senior.

PERSONAL: Lives in his hometown of Jacksonville

  • Once appeared on the game show “Wheel of Fortune.”

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