I'Tavius Mathers
I'Tavius Mathers

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Murfreesboro, Tenn.

High School:
Blackman

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190

Position:
RB

Experience:
2L


09/18/2014

Committee of Running Backs

Walton, Mathers, Dodson, Wilkins Share the Load

09/06/2014

No. 15 Ole Miss Thumps Vanderbilt 41-3

Rebels Start 1-0 in SEC Play

05/13/2014

Ole Miss Football Spring Review

Rebels Prepare For 2014 Season

04/05/2014

Ole Miss Closes Spring with Regions Bank Grove Bowl

Offense Wins the Day at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium

11/23/2013

Ole Miss Falls to No. 8 Missouri

Rebels' Upset Bid Comes Up Short in 24-10 Loss

Rushed for a game-high 121 yards on four carries in the 2014 spring game.

2013: Played in 12 games with one start at running back ... Led the team with 563 rushing yards ... Fourth on team with three rushing TDs ... Also caught 10 passes for 83 yards ... Earned second letter ... vs. Southeast Missouri (9/7/13): Saw his first action of the year and rushed four times for 56 yards and his second career TD ... at Texas (9/14/13): Rushed four times for 14 yards ... at #1 Alabama (9/28/13): Rushed twice for 8 yards ... at Auburn (10/5/13): Rushed four times for 28 yards and caught a pass for -1 yards ... vs. #9 Texas A&M (10/12/13): Carried the ball eight times for 31 yards and caught a pass for 21 yards ... vs. #6 LSU (10/19/13): Rushed 12 times for 51 yards and caught a pass for no gain ... vs. Idaho (10/26/13): Set career highs in rushing attempts (14) and yards (138), highlighted by a 64-yard TD jaunt ... vs. Arkansas (11/9/13): Made his first career start and rushed 12 times for 44 yards ... vs. Troy (11/16/13): Rushed eight times for 59 yards, including a 45-yard run ... vs. #8 Missouri (11/23/13): Rushed seven times for a team-high 66 yards, including a 45-yard TD, and had two catches for 14 yards ... at Mississippi State (11/28/13): Ran the ball seven times for 10 yards ... Music City Bowl vs. Georgia Tech (12/30/13): Gained 58 rushing yards on 13 carries and posted career highs in receptions (5) and receiving yards (49) ... Did not play in the season opener while recovering from an ankle injury ... Spring 2013: Received the Eli Manning Award, presented to the most improved offensive player of the spring.

2012: Played in every game as a backup RB and on special teams ... On the season, had 208 rushing yards on 27 carries with one TD and returned three kicks for 20 yards ... Earned first letter ... vs. Central Arkansas (9/1): Rushed four times for 20 yards in his college debut ... vs. UTEP (9/8): Rushed for 26 yards on just three carries and caught a three-yard pass ... vs. #12 Texas (9/15): Ran three times for 18 yards ... at Tulane (9/22): Ran six times for 28 yards and caught a pass for 6 yards ... at #1 Alabama (9/29): Rushed once for 8 yards ... vs. Auburn (10/13): Ran once for 4 yards and returned a kick for 14 yards ... at #6 Georgia (11/3): Two rushes for eight yards ... vs. Vanderbilt (11/10): Rushed once for no gain ... vs. #24 Mississippi State (11/24): Returned a kickoff for no gain ... BBVA Compass Bowl vs. Pitt (1/5): Led the Rebels with a season-high 96 rushing yards on just six attempts, including a 62-yard TD in the fourth quarter ... Also returned one kick for 6 yards ... Member of the 2012 signing class.

HIGH SCHOOL: Named The Tennessean's Player of the Year as a junior and senior and was named to the publication's Dream Team in 2011 ... Named district and county MVP in 2011 ... Earned Tennessee Gatorade and Old Spice Player of the Year honors his junior year ... A SuperPrep All-Region selection and rated the No. 8 player in Tennessee ... Earned Tennessee Class AAA Mr. Football honors ... Listed No. 84 on Mobile Press-Register Super Southeast 120 list ... Rated the No. 20 running back in the nation and the No. 7 player in Tennessee by Rivals.com ... Listed as the No. 35 running back in the nation by Scout.com ... Rated the No. 42 running back in the nation and No. 20 player in the state by ESPN.com ... Rushed for 2,253 yards and 27 touchdowns as a senior after rushing for 2,614 yards and 29 TDs as a junior ... Team finished 8-4 his senior year and advanced to the state playoffs ... Coached in high school by Philip Shadowen.

PERSONAL: Son of Ira Mathers Jr. and Gale Jones ... Full name is I'Tavius Von Tez Mathers ... Born: Nov. 19, 1993 ... General studies major.

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