For faster navigation, this Iframe is preloading the Wikiwand page for Alexander Mattison.

Alexander Mattison

Alexander Mattison
refer to caption
Mattison rushing for Boise State in 2018
No. 22 – Las Vegas Raiders
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1998-06-19) June 19, 1998 (age 25)
San Bernardino, California, U.S.
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school:San Bernardino
College:Boise State (2016–2018)
NFL draft:2019 / Round: 3 / Pick: 102
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-MW (2018)
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards:2,370
Rushing average:4.1
Rushing touchdowns:11
Receptions:100
Receiving yards:718
Receiving touchdowns:6
Player stats at PFR

Alexander Mattison (born June 19, 1998) is an American football running back for the Las Vegas Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Boise State Broncos and was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the third round of the 2019 NFL draft.

Early life

Mattison attended San Bernardino High School in San Bernardino, California, where he played high school football.[1] He rushed for over 2,000 yards in each of his final two seasons, going for 2,017 yards and 26 touchdowns as a junior and 2,057 yards and 22 touchdowns as a senior.[2] Mattison was selected to play in the Inland Valley Football Classic following his senior season. In addition to football, Mattison also ran track and wrestled. As a senior, he won the Mountain Valley League title in the 110m hurdles. His personal-bests are 14.95 seconds (110m hurdles), 11.34s (100 meters), 23.34s (200 meters), 22'-9" (6.93m) in the long jump and 46'-5.5" (14.16m) in the shot put.[3] He also won a league wrestling title at 195 pounds and was named all-league as a junior. He committed to Boise State University to play college football.

College career

As a true freshman at Boise State in 2016, Mattison appeared in all 13 games and had 328 yards on 67 carries with four touchdowns.[4] As a sophomore, he played in all 14 games, rushing for 1,086 yards on 212 carries and 12 touchdowns.[5]

As a junior in 2018, he rushed for 1,415 yards on 302 carries with 17 touchdowns in 13 games. He was the Offensive MVP of the 2018 Mountain West Conference Football Championship Game after rushing for 200 yards and a touchdown.[6]

After the season, Mattison entered the 2019 NFL draft.[7] He cited his reason as "You can only play as long as your body lets you, and at this position, you can't assume it'll last forever." Mattison didn't miss a game in his college career, despite needing offseason surgeries on his shoulder and ankle.[8]

College statistics

Boise State Broncos
Season GP Rushing Receiving
Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD
2016 11 67 328 4.9 4 5 54 10.8 0
2017 14 212 1,086 5.1 12 28 284 10.1 1
2018 13 302 1,415 4.7 17 27 173 6.4 0
Career 38 581 2,829 4.9 33 60 511 8.5 1

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
5 ft 10+58 in
(1.79 m)
221 lb
(100 kg)
31 in
(0.79 m)
9+18 in
(0.23 m)
4.60 s 1.57 s 2.67 s 4.29 s 7.13 s 35.0 in
(0.89 m)
10 ft 7 in
(3.23 m)
22 reps
All values from NFL Combine except 40-yard dash from Pro day[9]

Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings selected Mattison in the third round (102nd overall) of the 2019 NFL draft.[10] He made his NFL debut in the 2019 regular season opener against the Atlanta Falcons; Mattison had nine carries for 49 yards in the 28–12 victory.[11] In Week 3 against the Oakland Raiders, Mattison rushed 12 times for 58 yards and his first career rushing touchdown as the Vikings won 34–14.[12] Overall, he finished his rookie season with 462 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown.[13]

In a Week 5 Sunday Night Football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Mattison finished with 20 carries for 112 rushing yards as the Vikings narrowly lost 26–27. Fellow teammate and running back Dalvin Cook was injured in the game, allowing Mattison to record his first game with at least 100 rushing yards as a professional.[14][15] In the 2020 season, Mattison had 96 carries for 434 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns, to go along with 13 receptions for 125 receiving yards and one receiving touchdown, in 13 games with two starts.[16]

In the 2021 season, Mattison appeared in 16 games with four starts. He had 134 carries for 491 rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns, to go along with 32 receptions for 228 receiving yards and one receiving touchdown.[17]

In the 2022 season, Mattison appeared in all 17 games. He finished with 74 carries for 283 rushing yards and five rushing touchdowns, as well as 15 receptions for 91 receiving yards and one receiving touchdown.[18]

On March 17, 2023, Mattison signed a two-year, $7 million contract extension with the Vikings.[19] With the departure of Cook in the offseason, Mattison earned the opportunity to start for the Vikings.[20] In 16 games with 13 starts, he recorded 180 carries for 700 rushing yards, as well as 30 receptions for 192 receiving yards and three receiving touchdowns.[21] He committed three fumbles, recovering one.

On March 4, 2024, Mattison was released by the Vikings after five seasons.[22]

Las Vegas Raiders

On March 18, 2024, Mattison signed with the Las Vegas Raiders.[23]

NFL career statistics

Regular season

Year Team Games Rushing Receiving Fumbles
GP GS Att Yds Avg Lng TD Rec Yds Avg Lng TD Fum Lost
2019 MIN 13 0 100 462 4.6 35 1 10 82 8.2 17 0 1 1
2020 MIN 13 2 96 434 4.5 25 2 13 125 9.6 28 1 0 0
2021 MIN 16 4 134 491 3.7 48 3 32 228 7.1 24 1 1 1
2022 MIN 17 0 74 283 3.8 15 5 15 91 6.1 16 1 0 0
2023 MIN 16 13 180 700 3.9 21 0 30 192 6.4 47 3 3 2
Career 75 19 584 2,370 4.1 48 11 100 718 7.2 47 6 5 4

Postseason

Year Team Games Rushing Receiving Fumbles
GP GS Att Yds Avg Lng TD Rec Yds Avg Lng TD Fum Lost
2019 MIN 2 0 6 23 3.8 16 0 1 10 10.0 10 0 0 0
2022 MIN 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 2 2.0 2 0 0 0
Career 3 0 6 23 3.8 16 0 2 12 6.0 10 0 0 0

Personal life

Mattison is a Christian. He is fluent in Spanish.[24]

References

  1. ^ Marshall, Pete (September 17, 2015). "Alexander Mattison hoping to show you can succeed coming from San Bernardino High". Daily Bulletin. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  2. ^ Southorn, Dave (November 10, 2016). "Boise State freshman running back Alexander Mattison mature beyond his years". Idaho Statesman. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  3. ^ "Alexander Mattison". Athletic.net. Archived from the original on May 30, 2016. Retrieved November 15, 2019.
  4. ^ Southorn, Dave (July 14, 2017). "Alexander Mattison poised for starring role in Boise State offense". Twin Falls Times-News. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  5. ^ Wustrow, John (November 9, 2018). "Mattison continues late push for another 1,000-yard season with big game against Fresno State". Idaho Press. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  6. ^ Wustrow, John (December 1, 2018). "Mattison's late heroics not enough to lift Boise State again". Idaho Press. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  7. ^ Crippe, Chad (December 28, 2018). "Boise State's star running back enters NFL Draft, extends recent trend". Idaho Statesman. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  8. ^ Southorn, Dave (December 31, 2018). "Why go? Boise State's Alexander Mattison explains his decision to leave for NFL". Idaho Statesman. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  9. ^ "Alexander Mattison Combine Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
  10. ^ Peters, Craig (April 26, 2019). "Vikings Draft Boise State RB Alexander Mattison in 3rd Round of NFL Draft". Vikings.com. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  11. ^ "Vikings Snap Counts: Rookie Mattison makes most of limited playing time". FOX Sports. September 9, 2019. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  12. ^ "NFL rushing leader Cook leads Vikes romp past Raiders 34–14". ESPN.com. Associated Press. September 22, 2019. Retrieved September 22, 2019.
  13. ^ "Alexander Mattison 2019 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved January 7, 2020.
  14. ^ "Minnesota Vikings at Seattle Seahawks – October 11th, 2020". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved October 11, 2020.
  15. ^ Schad, Chris (October 11, 2020). "Late score drops Vikings in Seattle". Bring Me The News. Retrieved September 21, 2023.
  16. ^ "Alexander Mattison 2020 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved September 21, 2023.
  17. ^ "Alexander Mattison 2021 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved September 21, 2023.
  18. ^ "Alexander Mattison 2022 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved September 21, 2023.
  19. ^ Young, Lindsey (March 16, 2023). "Vikings Agree to Terms with Alexander Mattison to Keep RB in Purple". Vikings.com. Retrieved September 21, 2023.
  20. ^ Smith, Michael David (July 6, 2023). "Alexander Mattison sees "great opportunity" in being Vikings' starting running back". NBC Sports. Retrieved September 21, 2023.
  21. ^ "Alexander Mattison 2023 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com.
  22. ^ Peters, Craig (March 4, 2024). "Vikings Release Running Back Alexander Mattison". Vikings.com. Retrieved March 4, 2024.
  23. ^ "Raiders sign RB Alexander Mattison". Raiders.com. March 18, 2024.
  24. ^ Young, Lindsey (April 26, 2019). "5 Things to Know About New Vikings RB Alexander Mattison". Vikings.com. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
{{bottomLinkPreText}} {{bottomLinkText}}
Alexander Mattison
Listen to this article

This browser is not supported by Wikiwand :(
Wikiwand requires a browser with modern capabilities in order to provide you with the best reading experience.
Please download and use one of the following browsers:

This article was just edited, click to reload
This article has been deleted on Wikipedia (Why?)

Back to homepage

Please click Add in the dialog above
Please click Allow in the top-left corner,
then click Install Now in the dialog
Please click Open in the download dialog,
then click Install
Please click the "Downloads" icon in the Safari toolbar, open the first download in the list,
then click Install
{{::$root.activation.text}}

Install Wikiwand

Install on Chrome Install on Firefox
Don't forget to rate us

Tell your friends about Wikiwand!

Gmail Facebook Twitter Link

Enjoying Wikiwand?

Tell your friends and spread the love:
Share on Gmail Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Buffer

Our magic isn't perfect

You can help our automatic cover photo selection by reporting an unsuitable photo.

This photo is visually disturbing This photo is not a good choice

Thank you for helping!


Your input will affect cover photo selection, along with input from other users.

X

Get ready for Wikiwand 2.0 🎉! the new version arrives on September 1st! Don't want to wait?