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    Ben Mathis
    23 Ben Mathis
    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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