Coaches

Robert Mathis
Pass Rush Consultant/Player Development
College:
Alabama A&M
Hometown:
Atlanta, GA
Experience:
1

Robert Mathis enters his first year as the Colts pass rush consultant/player development after a 14-year playing career with the organization. Mathis will work closely with Brad White who serves as the team’s outside linebackers coach.

Mathis retired from the NFL at the conclusion of the 2016 season as the franchise leader in sacks with 123.0. He also holds the team record for sacks in a single season when he led the NFL with 19.5 in 2013. That year, he won the inaugural Deacon Jones Award, was a PFWA All-NFL and All-AFC team selection and was named the NFL 101 AFC Defensive Player of the Year. Mathis also holds the NFL record for career sack-forced fumbles with 47 and set an NFL record in 2005 with sacks in eight consecutive games to start a season. In addition to his sack total he finished his career with 604 tackles, 52 forced fumbles, 18 passes defensed, 17 fumble recoveries, one interception and 15 special teams tackles in 192 career games (121 starts).

Mathis was a member of Indianapolis’ Super Bowl XLI Championship team. He was named to six consecutive Pro Bowls (2008-2013), was an AFC Defensive Player of the month selection on four occasions and earned AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors five times. In 2011, Mathis was named the Ed Block Courage Award recipient.

As a defensive end at Alabama A&M, Mathis played in 39 collegiate games and totaled 221 tackles, 44.0 sacks, 20 forced fumbles and five fumble recoveries. He started 12 games as a senior and registered an NCAA 1-AA record with 20.0 sacks.

Mathis is involved in the community and has taken part in numerous charitable events. One of the biggest is the Caroline Symmes Celebrity Softball Challenge he hosts at Victory Field, which benefits the Indiana Children’s Wish Fund.

Coaching Career

2017                Indianapolis Colts       Pass Rush Consultant/Player Development

Robert Mathis enters his first year as the Colts pass rush consultant/player development after a 14-year playing career with the organization. Mathis will work closely with Brad White who serves as the team’s outside linebackers coach.

Mathis retired from the NFL at the conclusion of the 2016 season as the franchise leader in sacks with 123.0. He also holds the team record for sacks in a single season when he led the NFL with 19.5 in 2013. That year, he won the inaugural Deacon Jones Award, was a PFWA All-NFL and All-AFC team selection and was named the NFL 101 AFC Defensive Player of the Year. Mathis also holds the NFL record for career sack-forced fumbles with 47 and set an NFL record in 2005 with sacks in eight consecutive games to start a season. In addition to his sack total he finished his career with 604 tackles, 52 forced fumbles, 18 passes defensed, 17 fumble recoveries, one interception and 15 special teams tackles in 192 career games (121 starts).

Mathis was a member of Indianapolis’ Super Bowl XLI Championship team. He was named to six consecutive Pro Bowls (2008-2013), was an AFC Defensive Player of the month selection on four occasions and earned AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors five times. In 2011, Mathis was named the Ed Block Courage Award recipient.

As a defensive end at Alabama A&M, Mathis played in 39 collegiate games and totaled 221 tackles, 44.0 sacks, 20 forced fumbles and five fumble recoveries. He started 12 games as a senior and registered an NCAA 1-AA record with 20.0 sacks.

Mathis is involved in the community and has taken part in numerous charitable events. One of the biggest is the Caroline Symmes Celebrity Softball Challenge he hosts at Victory Field, which benefits the Indiana Children’s Wish Fund.

Coaching Career

2017                Indianapolis Colts       Pass Rush Consultant/Player Development