Players

Ricardo Mathews
DT #91
Height:
6-3
Weight:
300
College:
Cincinnati
Hometown:
Jacksonville, FL
Experience:
4
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 63 71 44 27 3 0 4 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 SD 11 20 15 5 1.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 IND 16 18 11 7 0.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2012 IND 16 13 7 6 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2011 IND 12 19 11 8 1 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2010 IND 8 1 0 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Elevated from the Colts practice squad to the 53-man roster on October 5, 2011.
  • Signed to the Colts practice squad on September 4, 2011.
  • Waived by the Colts on September 3, 2011.
  • Originally selected by Indianapolis in the seventh round (238th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.

 

2012 (COLTS):

  • Played in all 16 games (five starts) and notched 22 tackles (10 solo) and one pass defensed.
  • Tallied three tackles in a Week 3 meeting against Jacksonville (9/23).
  • Compiled two tackles in a Week 6 contest at the New York Jets (10/14).
  • Made his first career NFL start against Cleveland (10/21) in Week 7.
  • Participated on the defensive line in the team’s Week 9 win against Miami (11/4) and totaled two tackles.
  • Made his second start of the season at defensive tackle against Detroit (12/2) and finished with three tackles.
  • Participated on the defensive line in the team’s victory at Kansas City (12/23) and totaled two tackles.
  • Made a start at defensive tackle in the team’s victory over Houston (12/30) and notched two tackles and one pass defensed.
  • Notched one pass defensed in the team’s AFC Wild Card Playoff loss at Baltimore (1/6).

 

2011 (COLTS):

  • Competed in 12 contests and finished the season with 19 tackles (11 solo), 1.0 sack and two passes defensed.
  • Totaled two tackles and two passes defensed in his 2011 season debut vs. Kansas City (10/9).
  • Saw action at defensive tackle at New Orleans (10/23) and posted two tackles (one solo) and one tackle for loss.
  • Recorded his first career sack at Tennessee (10/30) and contributed with three solo tackles.
  • Led all Colts defensive linemen with five tackles (four solo) at Jacksonville (1/1).

 

2010 (COLTS):

  • Saw action in eight games as a reserve defensive tackle and finished the year with one stop.
  • Was inactive for the first four weeks of the season.
  • Played in the AFC Wild Card playoff game against the New York Jets (1/8) and finished the game with one tackle.

 

COLLEGE:

  • Appeared in 49 career games at Cincinnati and totaled 69 tackles, 15.0 tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks and one fumble recovery.
  • Started 13 games as a senior and totaled career bests with 44 tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks.
  • Was on the Bearcat Academic Honor Roll.
  • Majored in criminal justice.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Terry Parker High School in Jacksonville, Fla.
  • Was a three-time first-team all-conference choice.
  • Reached the track state championships and was a wrestling conference champion.
  • Volunteered at the Colts annual playground build.
  • Participated in community outreach events during Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis.
  • Born in Jacksonville, Fla.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Elevated from the Colts practice squad to the 53-man roster on October 5, 2011.
  • Signed to the Colts practice squad on September 4, 2011.
  • Waived by the Colts on September 3, 2011.
  • Originally selected by Indianapolis in the seventh round (238th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.

 

2012 (COLTS):

  • Played in all 16 games (five starts) and notched 22 tackles (10 solo) and one pass defensed.
  • Tallied three tackles in a Week 3 meeting against Jacksonville (9/23).
  • Compiled two tackles in a Week 6 contest at the New York Jets (10/14).
  • Made his first career NFL start against Cleveland (10/21) in Week 7.
  • Participated on the defensive line in the team’s Week 9 win against Miami (11/4) and totaled two tackles.
  • Made his second start of the season at defensive tackle against Detroit (12/2) and finished with three tackles.
  • Participated on the defensive line in the team’s victory at Kansas City (12/23) and totaled two tackles.
  • Made a start at defensive tackle in the team’s victory over Houston (12/30) and notched two tackles and one pass defensed.
  • Notched one pass defensed in the team’s AFC Wild Card Playoff loss at Baltimore (1/6).

 

2011 (COLTS):

  • Competed in 12 contests and finished the season with 19 tackles (11 solo), 1.0 sack and two passes defensed.
  • Totaled two tackles and two passes defensed in his 2011 season debut vs. Kansas City (10/9).
  • Saw action at defensive tackle at New Orleans (10/23) and posted two tackles (one solo) and one tackle for loss.
  • Recorded his first career sack at Tennessee (10/30) and contributed with three solo tackles.
  • Led all Colts defensive linemen with five tackles (four solo) at Jacksonville (1/1).

 

2010 (COLTS):

  • Saw action in eight games as a reserve defensive tackle and finished the year with one stop.
  • Was inactive for the first four weeks of the season.
  • Played in the AFC Wild Card playoff game against the New York Jets (1/8) and finished the game with one tackle.

 

COLLEGE:

  • Appeared in 49 career games at Cincinnati and totaled 69 tackles, 15.0 tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks and one fumble recovery.
  • Started 13 games as a senior and totaled career bests with 44 tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks.
  • Was on the Bearcat Academic Honor Roll.
  • Majored in criminal justice.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Terry Parker High School in Jacksonville, Fla.
  • Was a three-time first-team all-conference choice.
  • Reached the track state championships and was a wrestling conference champion.
  • Volunteered at the Colts annual playground build.
  • Participated in community outreach events during Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis.
  • Born in Jacksonville, Fla.
 

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