Nick Mathews
Nick  Mathews


Haymarket, Va.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 175



Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Marshall 27, Florida Atlantic 21


Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Marshall 33, Florida Atlantic 17


Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Marshall 41, Purdue 31

FRESHMAN SEASON (2015): Undersized receiver opened eyes in 2015 August camp, then was one of only four true freshmen to play for Herd in 2015, and the lone walk-on to do so … Was No. 2 to star senior Deandre Reaves at slot receiver, playing in nine of 13 games … Made four catches for 29 yards, with no TDs … Longest reception was 12-yarder in win at Florida Atlantic, where he had two catches for 15 yards.
HERD FILE: Born June 12, 1997 … Majoring in Digital Forensics at MU … Came to Herd program as preferred walk-on from Patriot High in Haymarket, Va. … Known in prep days for his precise route-running … In senior season of 2014, made Virginia High School League single-season record 102 receptions for 1,600 yards and 23 touchdowns ... Had a season-high 15 catches in loss to Hylton High ... Team reached Group 6A North Region semifinals … VHSL All-State first team selection … Named All-Met first team receiver by The Washington Post … Also played safety and was a punt return man … Received FCS offer from St. Francis (Pa.) and Division II offer from Fairmont State, but wanted to play at FBS level … Also had preferred walk-on offers from Maryland, Old Dominion and Towson … spent summer prior to his senior season with Norfolk-based Virginia Thoroughbreds, an elite 7-on-7 program – where his nickname was “Little Wes Welker.”