Titles to be determined once full staff in place
Dec. 3, 2011
Dec. 3, 2011
CSU vs. San Diego State
2011 (Freshman): A developing lineman with great potential, played in 11 games with one start...Missed several fall practices after an Aug. 16 ankle sprain, but returned to action in time to travel to Albuquerque, where he made his college debut as a reserve in season-opening win at New Mexico (Sept. 3), as a substitute tackle for a few snaps in the second quarter...Played most of the Denver loss vs. Colorado (Sept. 17), replacing injured T Joe Caprioglio (knee) with three minutes left in the first quarter...Played much of the following week in exhilarating win at Utah State (Sept. 24), entering on the first series in the Rams' heavy package, and seeing several other snaps as the team's strongside tackle; made point-of-attack blocks on both Chris Nwoke touchdown runs, the game-tying score at the end of regulation, and the game-winning run in the second overtime...In 38-31 loss vs. San Jose State (Oct. 1), saw plenty of reserve snaps on the offensive line...In loss vs. No. 5 Boise State (Oct. 15), entered as an extra tackle on the first series, then replaced an injured Paul Madsen early in the second quarter and played the balance of the game at tackle...In loss at UTEP (Oct. 22), made his first career start, replacing Madsen (knee) at tackle...Did not start in loss at UNLV (Oct. 29) but saw several snaps, including a key TD drive early in the third quarter, briefly replacing Ty Sambrailo (elbow). Career Division I games played/started: 11/1 in 2011.
2010: Redshirted as a true freshman in his first season of eligibility.
High School: A unanimous first-team all-district selection, also earned Team Texas (TexasHSFootball.com) and third-team all-state(Texas Sportswriters) recognition, ranking him among the top six offensive tacklesin Texas' largest classification...Helped lead Carroll High School, in the DFW Metroplex, to a district title and the third round of the Class 5A Region I state playoffs...Awarded three stars by Rivals.com, who ranked him the No. 80 offensive tackle in the nation...Was the only offensive lineman from his 2009 CHS team to earn an FBS scholarship, joining teammates that signed with Alabama, Texas Tech, Houston, Miami (Fla.) and Tulsa...Joins a group of Carroll football alumni that includes Chase Daniel (Missouri/New Orleans Saints), Greg McElroy (Alabama), Scott Chandler (Iowa/New York Giants), Garrett Hartley (Oklahoma/New Orleans Saints), Kris Brown (Nebraska/Houston Texans) and McKay Jacobson (BYU)...Started only one season, backing up all-state selection Matt Boyles as an underclassman...However, in that senior campaign, also garnered first-team all-area recognition (Fort Worth Star-Telegram Area Super Team), and mention in the Star-Telegram Top 50, the Dallas Morning News Metroplex Top 100, and Dave Campbell's Texas Football/maxpreps.com Top 300 in Texas...Additionally, ESPN Rise selected him as one of 26 all-combine players among 900 in attendance at the 2009 Nike Dallas Combine...Led the Dragons' offensive line in overall point production, including all three playoff contests...Did not allow a sack during the 13-game season (more than 400 passing plays) for an offense that threw for 3,675 yards and 29 TDs, protecting a QB that could eventually replace Case Keenum at Houston...Helped lead Carroll to a double-overtime win over Allen in the second round of the playoffs at Dallas Cowboys Stadium in front of 45,000 fans...Also served as team captain and offseason training program captain...Lettered twice in football and also threw the shot in track...Recognized on the Texas All-Scholastic Team in 2009 (Randy Rodgers Recruiting) with a 3.5 GPA...Top time in the 40-yard dash is 5.07... Head football coach was Hal Wasson...Recruited by Arkansas, Iowa State, Kansas State, Missouri, Northwestern, Oklahoma State, Purdue, San Diego State, Tulane, Tulsa, UTEP, Rice, Mississippi State and Wyoming.
Personal: Given name Mason L. Hathaway...Born Jan. 29, 1992, in Germantown, Wis. ...Parents are Craig and Dawn Hathahway...Has an older sister...Before 2011 spring practice, spent an afternoon at the Boys & Girls Club of Larimer County, helping kids with after-school programs...Before the 2011 season, spent a day with developmentally disabled kids at Respite Care of Fort Collins...Majoring in sociology...Hometown: Southlake, Texas.