Eric Mateos
Offensive Line Coach
(801) 422-2916
SAB 220


Offensive line coach

Years at BYU

  • Coach: 2019-2020


  • Arkansas (2015, Master's in Human Resources and Development)
  • Southwest Baptist (2011, Bachelor's in Public Relations)

Years Overall Coaching


Coaching Experience

  • BYU, Offensive line (2019-2020)
  • Texas State, Offensive line (2017-18)
  • LSU, Tight ends (2016), offensive line graduate assistant (2016)
  • Arkansas, Offensive line graduate assistant (2013-2015)
  • Hutchinson Community College, Offensive line coach, recruiting coordinator (2012)
  • Southwest Baptist, Assistant offensive line coach (2011)

Coaching Career Highlights

  • Coached BYU offensive line that was honored as a Joe Moore Awards semifinalist unit in 2020.
  • Tutored 2020 NCAA Consensus All-American left tackle Brady Christensen and Rimington Trophy watch list center James Empey.
  • Had four of five starters on 2020 offensive line earn Phil Steel All-Independent honors, including two-time first-team selection James Empey, Brady Christensen (first team), Clark Barrington (second team) and Chandon Herring (second team)
  • Helped BYU achieve a top-10 rated offense in 2020.
  • BYU's offense in 2020 was ranked in the top 15 in 10 different statistical categories, including No. 3 in scoring offense (43.5 ppg) and No. 6 in total offense (522.2 ypg)
  • Coached an All-Sun Belt performer in 2017 and 2018
  • Midway through the 2016 season, Mateos was named tight ends coach by Ed Orgeron and LSU tight ends combined for 27 catches for 420 yards and three touchdowns
  • Under Sam Pittman at Arkansas, the Razorbacks surrendered the fewest sacks in the SEC each of his three seasons
  • Razorback offensive line also produced a First-Team All-American and two Freshmen All-Americans in his first season
  • Arkansas was the only school in the nation to have two 1,000-yard rushers in 2014
  • In 2015, Arkansas finished second in the SEC in scoring offense (40.2 points per game) and total offense (456.8 yards per game)
  • When Pittman left for Georgia, Mateos served as an interim offensive line coach in the Liberty Bowl and the Razorbacks gained 569 yards on offense
  • At Hutchinson, he tutored the top junior college offensive guard prospect in the country and the Blue Dragons broke 15 school records on offense

Playing Career

  • Starting center and team captain in 2009 and 2010 at Southwest Baptist
  • In 2009 the Bearcats ranked fifth nationally in total offense, averaging 482 yards per game
  • In 2010, Southwest Baptist ranked third in the nation with 505 yards of total offense
  • Began his playing career at Hutchinson, where the 2008 team advanced to the Region IV championship game


Overland Park, Kansas

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