2012 SDSU Offensive Co-Scout Player of the Year
Speedy athlete, who made the move to wide receiver in the spring after playing Warrior (safety) each of his first four seasons at SDSU ... Is listed fourth at the "Z" wide receiver after spring drills ... Also plays on special teams, including some previous time as the kick returner ... Switched numbers from No. 32 to No. 4 for his final year.
JUNIOR SEASON (2015)
Played in all 14 games in a reserve role, making nine tackles (five solo) with a pass breakup ... Logged his most snaps of his career (41) in the opener against San Diego with starter Trey Lomax going down with an injury early in the game ... Finished with a career-high three tackles (two solo) ... Played statless time at California, vs. South Alabama and at Penn State ... Had an assisted tackle against Fresno State ... Played at Hawai`i on special teams, at San José State and vs. Utah State without recording a stat ... Recorded his first career pass breakup at Colorado State ... Had a solo stop vs. Wyoming ... Tied a career high with three tackles (two solo) at UNLV, logging plenty of snaps with SDSU winning by 38 points ... Did not record a stat in appearances vs. Nevada and Air Force in the Mountain West Championship game ... Had an assisted tackle vs. Cincinnati in the Hawai`i Bowl.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014)
Played in six games off the bench on the year, making two tackles ... Also returned two kicks for 47 yards (23.5 avg.), including a long of 33 yards ... Did not play in the opener against Northern Arizona or against No. 21/23 North Carolina, Oregon State, UNLV, Fresno State, New Mexico and Hawai`i ... Made his first appearance of the season at Nevada on special teams, including as one of the team's two kick returners, but did not record a stat ... Played again vs. Idaho, making his first career tackle, an assisted stop ... Saw time the following week at Boise State without finding the stat sheet ... Played again vs. Air Force on special teams, where he returned his first career kick for 14 yards ... Had an assisted stop vs. San José State ... Saw time on special teams vs. Navy in the Poinsettia Bowl, returning a kick for a career-long 33 yards.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
Moved up the depth chart throughout the season and ended up playing in four of the final five games off the bench ... Logged his first playing time at San José State ... Also saw time at Hawai'i, vs. Boise State and at UNLV.
REDSHIRT SEASON (2012)
Redshirted his first year at SDSU, where he was named an offensive co-scout player of the year.
Played both sides of the ball at Buena High in Ventura, Calif. ... Tallied 36 tackles along with six interceptions and a forced fumble as a senior ... Rushed for 10 touchdowns and scored at least one touchdown in eight of the team's 10 games on the year ... Three-star recruit by Scout.com, who earned a Scouts, Inc. grade of 72 ... Ranked No. 78 in ESPNU's top recruits from California list.
Kendrick Micheal Mathis was born Jan. 8, 1994, in Ventura, Calif. ... Son of Reece and Karie Mathis ... Brother, Dru, is a true freshman linebacker on the football team ... Aunt, Amelia, played soccer at UCLA ... Also considered Oregon, Hawai'i, Utah and Washington State ... Is majoring in criminal justice.
Tackles: 3 at UNLV (11/21//15), vs. San Diego (9/5/15)
Passes Broken Up: 1 at Colorado State (10/31/15)
Kick Returns: 1 vs. Navy (12/23/14), vs. Air Force (11/21/14)
Long Kick Return: 33 vs. Navy (12/23/14)
Kick Return Yards: 33 vs. Navy (12/23/14)