Ht: 5-11.5 Wt: 210 40: 4.53 Year: 5Sr
Bio: All-Conference selection as a senior totaling 248/1,313/15 on the ground and 19/156/1 as a pass catcher. Junior totals included 995 rushing yards and 12 touchdowns when he started two of 12 games. Began his college career at UCLA.
Pos: Quick, explosive back with a developing game. Sets up blocks, finds the cutback lanes and quickly gets through the open seams on the field. Displayed improved patience as a senior.
Neg: Does not run with great pad level, balance or strength. Lacks creativity and the ability to gain yardage when nothing's available.
Analysis: Consistently improving, Mathis is a solid late-round choice who could develop into a third back on an