Football


Ben Mathis
Ben Mathis
23

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Springfield, Ill.

High School:
Springfield

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205

Position:
DB

Birthdate:
10/29/1990

Experience:
1-1

12/08/2013

Illini Honor 15 Seniors at Annual Banquet

Scheelhaase, Hull, Kynard and Brown Voted 2013 Captains

11/27/2013

2013 Fighting Illini Football Senior Reflections

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.

Career Highs
Tackles: 1, twice (last vs. Charleston Southern, 9/15/12)
Solos: -
TFLs: -
Sacks: -
QB Hurries: -
Fumbles Forced: -
Fumble Recovery: -
PBUs: -
Interceptions: -
Interception Return Yards: -
Touchdown: -


(updated 7/22/13)

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