Elijah Mathes

Elijah Mathes

TIME 9:00
POS. ATH
HT. 6-0
WT. 179
HOMETOWN/PREVIOUS SCHOOL Jonesborough, Tenn./Science Hill HS
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Elijah Mathes – ATH – 6-0 – 179 – Johnson City, Tenn./Science Hill HS

  • Lettered in both football and track and field at Science Hill High School
  • Named Big East Conference Athlete of the Year
  • Earned first team all-conference honors on offense and defense
  • Selected to the East/West All-Star Game and Tennessee/Kentucky Borderbowl
  • Recorded 1,200 yards and 14 touchdowns in 2015 and over 900 yards and 16 TDs in 2014
  • Totaled over 80 tackles and three interceptions in two seasons as a cornerback
  • State finalist in the long jump 

COACH TORBUSH ON MATHES…

We’re glad Elijah stayed at home after playing at Science Hill. He’s a two-way guy as he was recruited as a cornerback, but has athletic skills that can transfer over to the offensive side of the ball. He’s an excellent athlete and plays the game very hard.