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Greg Mathews
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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 32)
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
* Chicago Bears ( 2010)*
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Practice Squad
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2010
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Receiving yards     --
Receiving TDs     --

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 yearsEdit

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 (189.2 cm) 189.5 lb (86.0 kg) 4.785 Nov 20,
2005 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:75px   ESPN grade: 78
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 39 (WR)   Rivals: 93, 8 (WR), 11 (FL)  ESPN: 34 (WR)
Note: In many cases, Scout and Rivals may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
In these cases, an average of the two was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.
Sources:


College careerEdit

File:20091121 Greg Mathews.jpg

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 careerEdit

Pre-draftEdit

Pre-draft measureables
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 rep x

Chicago BearsEdit

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 RamsEdit

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]

NotesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "13 Greg Mathews". CBS Interactive. Archived from the original on 2011-03-06. http://www.webcitation.org/5wzGrT7KB. Retrieved 2009-10-24.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Greg Mathews". Rivals.com. http://rivals.yahoo.com/michigan/football/recruiting/player-Greg-Mathews-36624;_ylt=AixjGVqFGQeajNmZRugrkypmspB4. Retrieved 2010-04-26.
  3. "Greg Mathews". ESPN. http://insider.espn.go.com/ncf/recruiting/tracker/player?recruitId=23113&season=2006&action=login&appRedirect=http%3a%2f%2finsider.espn.go.com%2fncf%2frecruiting%2ftracker%2fplayer%3frecruitId%3d23113%26season%3d2006. Retrieved 2010-04-26.
  4. "Greg Mathews". Scout.com. http://michigan.scout.com/a.z?s=162&p=8&c=1&nid=1797307. Retrieved 2010-04-26.
  5. "Greg Matthews". NFL Draftscout.com. 2011-04-29. http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:hjL427bq6SwJ:www.nfldraftscout.com/ratings/profilexnews.php%3Fpyid%3D65817%26draftyear%3D2010%26genpos%3DWR+greg+matthews+nfldraftscout&cd=8&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us&source=www.google.com. Retrieved 2011-04-28.
  6. "Bears land undrafted free agents". Chicago Bears. 2010-04-25. http://www.chicagobears.com/news/NewsStory.asp?STORY_ID=6717. Retrieved 2010-04-26.
  7. "Chicago Bears Transactions - 2010". ESPN.com. http://espn.go.com/nfl/team/transactions/_/name/chi/year/2010/chicago-bears. Retrieved 2010-09-07.
  8. Mayer, Larry (2010-09-05). "Seven players return to join Bears practice squad". Chicago Bears. http://www.chicagobears.com/news/NewsStory.asp?story_id=7037. 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. http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2010-10-26/sports/ct-spt-1027-bits-bears-chicago--20101026_1_training-camp-lance-louis-zack-bowman. Retrieved 2010-11-16.
  10. Thomas, Jim (2010-10-30). "Rams' Alexander injured again". STLtoday.com. St. Louis Post-Dispatch. http://www.stltoday.com/sports/football/professional/article_31a31474-2335-5754-852b-21084847197a.html. Retrieved 2010-11-16.
  11. "Rams cut Avery, Gilyard, keep Alexander". Fox Sports. 2011-09-03. http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/Rams-cut-Avery-Gilyard-keep-Alexander-59554318. Retrieved 2011-09-08.

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