Ryker Mathews

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Ryker Mathews
61, Ryker Mathews, June 22, 2019.jpg
BC Lions
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1992-11-28) November 28, 1992 (age 27)
American Fork, Utah
Height:6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight:320 lb (145 kg)
Career information
High school:American Fork (UT)
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
CFL status:American
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at CFL.ca

Ryker Mathews (born November 28, 1992) is a professional Canadian football offensive tackle for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He attended Brigham Young University and went undrafted in the 2016 NFL Draft. He was later signed by the New Orleans Saints.

Professional career[edit]

New Orleans Saints[edit]

Mathews signed with the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent on May 2, 2016. On August 1, 2016, he was waived by the Saints and placed on injured reserve.[1] On September 16, 2016, he was cut from the New Orleans Saints.[2]

Hamilton Tiger-Cats[edit]

Mathews was signed by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on July 25, 2017 and played for the team for two years.

New England Patriots[edit]

On January 14, 2019, Mathews signed a reserve/future contract with the New England Patriots.[3] On May 2, 2019, the Patriots waived Matthews.[4]

Hamilton Tiger-Cats (second stint)[edit]

On May 26, 2019, Mathews was re-signed by Hamilton.[5]

BC Lions[edit]

Upon entering free agency, Mathews signed a two-year contract with the BC Lions on February 11, 2020.[6]


  1. ^ "BYU's Ryker Mathews aims to maul his way to a Saints roster spot". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved May 11, 2016.
  2. ^ web url: http://www.foxsports.com/nfl/new-orleans-saints-team-transactions?season=2015&type=3 title= 2016 NFL Transactions: New Orleans Saints, Cut. Fox Sports. Accessdate: September 20, 2016
  3. ^ Kyed, Doug (January 14, 2019). "Patriots Plan Ahead, Sign Ex-CFL Offensive Tackle To Future Deal". NESN.com.
  4. ^ "Patriots Sign 10 Rookie Free Agents and Two Free Agents". Patriots.com. May 2, 2019.
  5. ^ "Tiger-Cats sign offensive lineman Mathews, release running back Carter". Sportsnet.ca. May 26, 2019.
  6. ^ "Lions Sign Offensive Lineman Ryker Mathews". BC Lions. February 11, 2020.

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