Greg Mathews (American football)

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Greg Mathews
20090912 Greg Mathews.jpg
Mathews' game-winning touchdown for the 2009 Michigan Wolverines against Notre Dame in the September 12 Michigan-Notre Dame rivalry game with 11 seconds left.
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-01-28) January 28, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth: Honolulu, Hawaii
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 207 lb (94 kg)
Career information
College: Michigan
Undrafted in 2010
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Practice Squad
Career NFL statistics as of 2010
Receptions --
Receiving yards --
Receiving TDs --
Stats at NFL.com

Gregory Jerome Mathews (January 28, 1988) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent in 2010. He played college football at Michigan.

Mathews is a cousin of Ted Ginn, Jr.[1]

Early years[edit]

While playing high school football at Edgewater High School in Orlando, Florida, Mathews was named a Parade Magazine All-American.[1] He was ranked as the number 8, 34 and 39 wide receiver in the nation by Rivals.com, ESPN and Scout.com respectively.[2][3][4] Rivals also ranked him as the 11th best football prospect in the state of Florida.[2]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Greg Mathews
WR
Orlando, Florida Edgewater (FL) 6 ft 2.5 in (1.89 m) 189.5 lb (86.0 kg) 4.785 Nov 20, 2005 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 78
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 39 (WR)   Rivals: 93, 8 (WR), 11 (FL)  ESPN: 34 (WR)
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

College career[edit]

Mathews makes one of his six receptions for the 2009 Michigan Wolverines against Ohio State during the November 21 Michigan – Ohio State rivalry game.

Had a streak of 23 consecutive games with at least one reception starting with the 2007 Michigan Wolverines football season the opening game against the two-time defending FCS champion Appalachian State Mountaineers in.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 2¼ in 205 lb 4.66 s 1.64 s 2.72 s 4.30 s 6.80 s 32 in 9 ft 9 in 12 reps x
Values from Michigan Pro Day[5]

Chicago Bears[edit]

Mathews signed as an undrafted free agent with the Chicago Bears on April 24, 2010, after going undrafted in the 2010 NFL Draft.[6] He was released by the team on September 4,[7] but was signed to their practice squad the next day.[8] He was released from the practice squad on September 15 but re-signed on September 23. He was again released from the practice squad on October 26.[9]

St. Louis Rams[edit]

Mathews was signed to the St. Louis Rams practice squad on October 31, 2010.[10] He was waived from the team on September 3, 2011.[11]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "13 Greg Mathews". CBS Interactive. Archived from the original on 2011-03-06. Retrieved 2009-10-24. 
  2. ^ a b "Greg Mathews". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  3. ^ "Greg Mathews". ESPN. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  4. ^ "Greg Mathews". Scout.com. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  5. ^ "Greg Matthews". NFL Draftscout.com. 2011-04-29. Retrieved 2011-04-28. 
  6. ^ "Bears land undrafted free agents". Chicago Bears. 2010-04-25. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  7. ^ "Chicago Bears Transactions - 2010". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2010-09-07. 
  8. ^ Mayer, Larry (2010-09-05). "Seven players return to join Bears practice squad". Chicago Bears. Retrieved 2010-09-07. 
  9. ^ Biggs, Brad (2010-10-26). "Off week coming at good time for healing Bears: Wright and Garza should return against Bills". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2010-11-16. 
  10. ^ Thomas, Jim (2010-10-30). "Rams' Alexander injured again". STLtoday.com. St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Retrieved 2010-11-16. 
  11. ^ "Rams cut Avery, Gilyard, keep Alexander". Fox Sports. 2011-09-03. Retrieved 2011-09-08. 

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