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.
2011: Started nine games before a season ending knee injury at Indianapolis (11/13).
2010: Played and started in all 16 games for the Jaguars.
2009: Made 10 starts and totaled 33 tackles as team captain, as well as three interceptions and seven passes defensed
2008: Started first 12 games at LCB before suffering a season-ending knee injury at Houston (12/1).
2007: Started 14 games and was named first alternate for the Pro Bowl
2006: Started all 16 games and was named an All-Pro and to the Pro Bowl team
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.
PERSONAL: Lives in his hometown of Jacksonville
Tim Twentyman walks through key points from head coach Jim Schwartz's press conference including the injuries to starting cornerbacks Rashean Mathis and Chris Houston, tight end Brandon Pettigrew’s progressions and what Schwartz thinks of his team through four games
Tim Twentyman on Lions' injuries, DT Ndamukong Suh on holding, player safety and QB Matthew Stafford's passes
Get an inside look into the gameday experience with CB Rashean Mathis Wired for Sound during last week's 37-27 loss at Pittsburgh.
Former WR Herman Moore goes one-on-one with CB Rashean Mathis about his transition to the Lions, mentoring the younger players and the chase for the division title.