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Izzy Matthews
Izzy  Matthews

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Redding, Calif.

High School:
Enterprise

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 210

Position:
RB

Experience:
2L

Major:
Undeclared


11/20/2016

Recap: Rams honor Hughes with bowl-clinching victory

Rams beat Lobos in final game at Hughes Stadium

11/05/2016

Recap: Rams post first shutout since 1997 with win over Fresno State

CSU plays complete game, earns 5th win

10/22/2016

Recap: Rams rout Rebels in Las Vegas

CSU scores 5 1st-half touchdowns, never trail in dominating victory

10/16/2016

Recap: Comeback comes up short against 15th-ranked Broncos

Rams score 20 points, recover 2 on-side kicks in final 5 minutes

10/09/2016

Recap: Second half shutout sparks Rams' comeback

CSU scores 21 unanswered to beat Utah State

04/08/2017

Spring Football Scrimmage #2

Spring Football Scrimmage #2 - 4/8/16 [Photos by Don Reichert]

03/22/2017

Spring Football Practice #1

Colorado State spring football practice - 3/21/17 [Photos by Don Reichert]

12/23/2016

CSU Football vs. Idaho (Famous Idaho Potato Bowl)

CSU Football vs. Idaho (Famous Idaho Potato Bowl) - 12/22/16 [Photos by Don Reichert]

12/22/2016

CSU Football vs. Idaho (Famous Idaho Potato Bowl)

CSU Football vs. Idaho (Famous Idaho Potato Bowl) - 12/22/16 [Photos by Abbie Parr]

12/20/2016

Potato Bowl - Day 3

Potato Bowl - Day 3

Career Highs:
  • Carries: 23- Utah State, 2016
  • Rushing Yards: 140- Fresno State, 2015
  • Longest Rush: 41- SDSU, 2016
  • Longest Reception: 12- UNLV, 2016
  • 100-yard rushing games: 3
2016 (Sophomore): Played in all 13 games and started one (vs. Northern Colorado, 9/17), logging 153 carries for 734 yards (4.8 avg) and a team-high 13 touchdowns, with six receptions for 40 yards... his 13 rushing touchdowns rank fifth in the Mountain West and tie for sixth in CSU single season history... rushed for a touchdown in eight straight games to end the season, including mutliple touchdowns in four of those games.
  • Rushed for 49 yards on 12 carries, including a seven-yard touchdown, in a win over UTSA (Sept. 10)
  • Made his first career start in a win over UNC (Sept. 17), recording 12 carries for 62 yards and one catch for 10 yards 
  • Ran for 47 yards on just seven carries (6.7 avg) against Minnesota (Sept. 24)
  • Recorded a career-high 23 carries which went for 73 yards and two touchdowns against Utah State (Oct. 8)
    • His two touchdowns, both of which came in the fourth quarter, were the game-tying, and game-winning touchdowns
  • Rushed for 49 yards and two touchdowns on 14 carries in a win over UNLV (Oct. 22), the third multi-touchdown game of his career.
  • Carried 10 times for 55 yards and two touchdowns against Fresno State (Nov. 5), his sixth and seventh touchdown carries in the last four games
  • Recorded 14 carries which went for 53 yards and a touchdown against Air Force (Nov. 12)
  • Posted his first 100-yard rushing game of the season in a win against New Mexico (Nov. 19), a game in which he also scored a touchdown
  • Rushed 14 times for 104 yards and two touchdowns against SDSU (Nov. 26), his second consecutive 100-yard rushing performance and third of his career
  • Carried 10 times for 29 yards and a touchdown in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (Dec. 22), his eight consecutive game with a touchdown rush.
2015 (Freshman): Appeared in 11 games, including the Rams' final 10 contests, registering 97 carries for 590 yards (5.9 average) and five touchdowns... His 590 rushing yards ranked first among Mountain West freshman running backs, and his five rushing touchdowns tied for first... Averaged 81 rushing yards per game over the last six games of the season, including 6.7 yards per carry and four touchdowns... His 590 rushing yards were the fifth-most in CSU history by a freshman.
  • Rushed for 53 yards in his first collegiate game, including a 37-yard touchdown on the last play of the game against Savannah State (9/5).
  • Recorded 10 carries against UTSA (9/26) which went for 31 yards.
  • Rushed for 68 yards on just nine carries (7.6 average) against San Diego State (10/31).
  • Scored two touchdowns in a win over Wyoming (11/7).
  • Rushed for 47 yards on just three carries (15.7 average) in a win over UNLV (11/14).
  • Carried the ball 15 times for 89 rushing yards including a touchdown in a road win at New Mexico (11/21).
  • Recorded a career-high 140 yards on 18 carries, in addition to a touchdown, in a win at Fresno State (11/28).
  • Earned 2015 Academic All-Mountain West honors.
High School:
  • Is a 2015 graduate of Enterprise High School in Redding, Calif.
  • Led the Hornets to back-to-back Eastern League Championships while rushing for 3,626 yards and scoring 54 total touchdowns in two seasons.
  • Owns Enterprise records for rushing yards in a single game (374), rushing yards in a season (2,220 in 2013) and single-season rushing touchdowns (32 in 2013).
  • Earned All-California honors in both of his varsity seasons (2013-14).
  • Two-time first-team All-Eastern League, first-team All-Record Searchlight and Record Searchlight Valuable Player.
  • As a junior in 2013, was named NorCal D2 Player of the Year.
  • Compiled a 24-2 record at the varsity level.
  • Two-time captain of the Hornets football team.
  • Played against current Ram Justin Nunez.
  • Also lettered in basketball (twice) and track & field (three times).
  • Head football coach was Darren Trueblood. 
Personal: Given name is Isaiah Matthews... Goes by Izzy... Born June 30, 1997 in Redding, Calif. ... Parents are Jason and Sara Matthews... Has one older brother, Aaron, and one younger sister, Jadyn... Undecided on a major at CSU.

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