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Bryan Mattison

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mishawaka, IN

High School:
Penn HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 272

Position:
DE

Birthdate:
05/15/1984

Hawk-Item - - Ranked second in the Big Ten in forced fumbles for all games (.33) and league games only (.38) . . . ranked sixth in the Big Ten in QB sacks (.75) for all games and fifth (.75) for league games only . . . one of five seniors named to 2007 Leadership Group . . . one of three juniors selected to 2006 Leadership Group . . . one of two sophomores selected to 2005 Leadership Group.

2007 Honors - - Named second team all-Big Ten by league coaches and honorable mention by league media . . . Academic all-Big Ten . . . Permanent Team Captain, defense . . . Hayden Fry Award, defense . . . 2007 - - Listed as first team defensive end following spring practice . . . started at defensive end in opening win over Northern Illinois as defense allowed 21 rushing yards and 235 yards total offense . . . recorded two solo tackles and one assist in win over Northern Illinois . . . started at defensive end in win over Syracuse as defense allowed just 24 rushing yards and 103 yards total offense . . . recorded six tackles vs. Syracuse, including career-best three solo stops, 3.5 tackles for loss and career-best three QB sacks . . . started at defensive end and played every defensive down in loss at Iowa State . . . recorded four tackles at Iowa State, along with a pass break-up and his fifth career forced fumble, which led to Iowa's third period touchdown . . . started at defensive end in loss at Wisconsin . . . recorded three solo tackles at Wisconsin, including one QB sack and one QB pressure . . . also had a fumble recovery and 14 yard return in the first period, the second recovery of his career . . . started at defensive end in loss to Indiana . . . recorded one solo tackle and three assists vs. Indiana, along with one pass break-up and two QB pressures . . . started at defensive end in loss at Penn State, recording three solo tackles and one assist . . . started at defensive end in win over 18th-ranked Illinois as defense allowed top rushing team in the conference just 137 net rushing yards and 287 yards total offense . . . recorded five tackles vs. Illinois, including three solo stops and a tackle, and also had a forced fumble . . . started at defensive end in loss at Purdue . . . recorded three solo tackles and one assist at Purdue, including 1.5 QB sacks and 1.5 tackles for loss, and had one pass break-up . . . started at defensive end in double OT win over Michigan State . . . recorded two solo tackles and four assists vs. MSU, including one QB sack and a forced fumble . . . started at defensive end in win at Northwestern as defense allowed just three points, seven rushing yards and 124 yards total offense in the second half . . . recorded seven tackles at Northwestern, including 3.5 tackles for loss and 2.5 QB sacks, and also collected his fourth caused fumble of the season . . . started at defensive end in win over Minnesota . . . recorded one solo tackle and seven assists vs. Minnesota, including a shared tackle for loss . . . started at defensive end in loss to Western Michigan . . . recorded seven tackles vs. Western Michigan, including two solo stops, and also had a blocked field goal and a pass break-up.

2006 Honors - - Permanent Team Captain . . . Hustle Team Award, defense . . . honorable mention all-Big Ten by league coaches and media . . . 2006 - - listed as first team defensive end following spring practice . . . started at defensive end in opening win over Montana as defense allowed just 144 yards total offense . . . recorded four solo tackles and three assists vs. Montana, including three tackles for loss, one QB sack and one QB pressure . . . started at defensive end in double overtime win at Syracuse . . . recorded one solo tackle and two assisted tackles at Syracuse, along with one pass break-up . . . played key role in stopping Syracuse on eight straight plays inside the five-yard line in second overtime, making the initial hit on fourth and goal play that lost yardage . . . started at defensive end in win over Iowa State . . . recorded two assisted tackles vs. Iowa State, including one QB sack . . . started at defensive end in win at Illinois . . . recorded two solo tackles and three assists vs. Illinois, including one tackle for loss, one forced fumble and a pass break-up . . . started at defensive end in loss to top-ranked Ohio State . . . recorded two solo tackles and six assisted stops vs. OSU, along with one forced fumble . . . started at defensive end in win over Purdue . . . recorded one solo tackle vs. Purdue, an 11-yard sack that took Purdue out of scoring position on a crucial third down play in the third period . . . started at defensive end in loss at Indiana . . . recorded three solo tackles vs. Indiana, including QB sack and caused fumble that led to Iowa's second touchdown . . . started at defensive end in loss at Michigan . . . recorded four solo tackles and one assist at Michigan, including two QB sacks for minus 26 yards . . . also had forced fumble, his fourth of the season . . . started at defensive end in win over Northern Illinois as defense allowed just 196 yards total offense . . . recorded four solo tackles and five assists vs. Northern Illinois, along with two pass break-ups . . . started at defensive end in loss to Northwestern . . . recorded eight tackles vs. Northwestern, including four solo stops and three QB pressures . . . started at defensive end in loss to Wisconsin . . . recorded five tackles vs. Wisconsin, including four solo stops and one tackle for loss . . . also had one QB sack and a pass break-up . . . started at defensive end in loss at Minnesota, recording one solo tackle and one assist . . . started at defensive end vs. Texas in Alamo Bowl, recording one solo tackle and one pass break-up.

2005 Honors - - Hawkeye Hustle Award, defense . . . 2005 - - Started at defensive end in opening win over Ball State, recording three solo tackles, two assists, one QB sack and a QB pressure . . . started at defensive end at Iowa State, recording one solo tackle . . . started at defensive end in win over Northern Iowa, collecting one solo tackle and one assist . . . started at defensive end at Ohio State, recording two solo tackles and two assists . . . started at defensive end in win over Illinois, recording three solo tackles and three assists . . . also had two tackles for loss vs. Illinois and one QB sack . . . started at defensive end in win at Purdue, recording two solo tackles and one assisted tackle . . . started at defensive end in win over Indiana . . . recorded career-high nine tackles vs. the Hoosiers, including seven solo tackles, two tackles for loss, one QB sack and a pass break-up . . . started at defensive end vs. Michigan, recording four solo tackles and one assisted tackle . . . also recorded two tackles for loss, one QB pressure and recovered a Wolverine fumble, the first recovery of his career . . . started at defensive end at Northwestern, recording one assisted tackle and one QB pressure . . . started at defensive end in win at Wisconsin, recording two solo tackles, including one tackle for loss . . . started at defensive end in win over Minnesota, recording two solo tackles, one assisted tackle and one QB pressure as defense held top rushing team in the nation to 129 net rushing yards . . . started at defensive end in Outback Bowl vs. Florida, recording three solo tackles and two assists . . . also had two tackles for loss and one QB sack.

2004 Honors - - Freshman all-Big Ten by The Sporting News . . . one of two redshirt freshman selected to team Leadership Council for 2004 season . . . 2004 - - Saw action in all 12 games, recording five tackles, one tackle for loss and one pass break-up . . . saw action in opening win over Kent State, recording one solo tackle for a minus two yards . . . saw action in win over Iowa State, but had no statistics . . . saw action at Arizona State, recording one solo tackle and one assist . . . saw action at Michigan, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win over Michigan State, recording one solo tackle and one pass break-up . . . saw action in win over Ohio State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win at Penn State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win at Illinois, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win over Purdue, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win at Minnesota, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in win over Wisconsin to clinch share of Big Ten title, but had no statistics . . . saw action in Capital One Bowl win over LSU, but had no statistics.

2003 Honors - - Team Leader Award, defense . . . 2003 - - redshirted.

High school honors - - Associated Press first team all-state selection . . . named one of top 50 players in the State of Indiana by Indiana Football Coaches Association . . . voted best prep defensive lineman in Indiana by Indianapolis Star . . . participated in the All-American Bowl for high school players in January at the Alamo-Dome . . . 2002 Indiana Mr. Football - Defensive Line... 2002 Region II MVP... named to Bloomington Herald-Times Big 33 Team . . . South Bend Tribune All-Area and Dream Team... Career - - collected 70 tackles as a senior, including 41 solo tackles and 23 assists . . . had 16 tackles for loss and seven QB sacks, helping prep team post 12-1 record and win Class 5-A sectional championship . . . recorded 49 solo tackles and assisted on 36 more as a junior . . . two-year starter... also first team all-state in rugby... led his rugby team to a 2002 Indiana Championship.

Personal - - Born 5/15/84 . . . Health and Sport Studies major . . . parents are Ann and Greg Mattison . . . father is co-defensive coordinator and defensive line coach at Florida . . . high school coach was Chris Geesman.

Career Bests
Tackles:	9, twice, last vs. Northern Ill., 10/28/06
Solos:	7 vs. Indiana, 10/15/05
Assists:	7 vs. Minnesota, 11/10/07
TFLs:	3.5, twice, last at Northwestern, 11/3/07
Sacks:	3, vs. Syracuse, 9/8/07
FF:	1, 8 times, last at Northwestern, 11/3/07
FR:	1, twice, last at Wisconsin, 9/22/07
PBU:	2 vs. Northern Illinois, 10/28/06

Mattison's Collegiate Stats

Defense Solo Ast. Total T/Loss Sacks In-Yd. QBH PBU FF RF
Freshman 4 1 5 1/2 0/0 0-0 0 1 0 0
Sophomore 30 16 46 10/30 4/19 0-0 5 1 0 1
Junior 31 28 59 11/74 7/57 0-0 4 6 4 1
Senior 27 34 61 11.5/60 9/54 0-0 2 4 4 1
Career 92 79 171 33.5/166 20/130 0-0 11 12 8 2
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