Mitch Mathews Athlete Profile

#10 Mitch Mathews

Position: Wide Receiver Height: 6-6 Weight: 206 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2009 | 2012-2014 Hometown: Beaverton, OR Mission: Orlando, FL Last School: Southridge High School


  • Older brother Marcus also played for the Cougars
  • Served in the Florida Orlando Mission (2009-11)
  • Exercise science major

Before BYU

  • Recorded 26 catches for 475 yards and seven touchdowns in only five games after returning from a broken leg early in his senior season
  • Was an All-Metro wide receiver with 42 receptions for 586 yards and 6 touchdowns as a junior
  • Also an excellent baseball player who represented Oregon on the Junior Olympic 16-Under Baseball Team
  • Was a second-team All-State first baseman as a junior and honorable mention All-State outfielder as a sophomore
  • Coached by Brad Mastrud

2009 | Redshirt Year

  • Redshirted 2009 season.

2012 | Freshman Year

  • Earned letterman honors
  • Played in six games
  • Caught two passes for 27 yards, including a 23-yard reception vs. Idaho

2013 | Sophomore Year

  • Caught five passes for 112 yards and 3 touchdowns against Utah State
  • College Football Performance Award Honorable Mention WR of the Week (10/7)
  • Tallied four catches for 68 yards at Houston
  • Blocked a field goal in the second half in win over Houston
  • Recorded four receptions, 66 yards and on TD against Boise State
  • Suffered a shoulder injury in the game at Wisconsin that required season-ending shoulder surgery
  • Totaled 23 catches, 397 yards and four touchdowns in nine games and three starts