The No. 74 outside linebacker in the 2013 class according to FOX Sports NEXT, Mathis is coming off an ACL injury his junior season, but is on schedule in rehab to make a return for his senior year.
Mathis and Thomasville (Ga.) High School open the 2012-13 season with Thomas County Central (Ga.) High School, but Mathis hopes to be ready for their game at Westminster (Ga.) High School Sept. 14 in week four.
The 6-foot-2, 240-pounder is rated as the No. 74 outside backer in the 2013 class according to FOX Sports NEXT. Watch as the Thomasville, Ga., native talks about his visit to Rocky Top:
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