Illinois seniors reflect on the time they have spent in the Orange and Blue.
2012: Played in one game on the season ... Saw action in victory over Charleston Southern, recording a tackle in 11 snaps, his only playing time of the season.
2011: Walk-on played in three games on the season ... Saw action against Purdue, Arizona State and South Dakota State but did not record any statistics.
2010: Saw action in one game, against Indiana, but did not record any statistics.
2009: Redshirted the 2009 season.
High School: Garnered All-Conference honors in football as a junior and senior ... Was a special mention All-State selection in 2008 ... Totaled 120 tackles and three interceptions in 2008 and 126 stops, eight interceptions and two sacks as a junior ... Also earned second-team All-Conference honors in basketball his senior year ... Earned six letters in football and basketball ... Was an Academic All-State and All-Conference selection in high school.
Personal: Son of Stephen and Diane Mathis ... Born on Oct. 29, 1990 ... Majoring in communication ... Has two brothers.
Tackles: 1, twice (last vs. Charleston Southern, 9/15/12)
QB Hurries: -
Fumbles Forced: -
Fumble Recovery: -
Interception Return Yards: -