Robert Mathis is helping the defensive linemen for the Indianapolis Colts develop but there’s another great voice he thinks would help. During his time with the Indianapolis Colts, Robert Mathis established himself as one of the greatest pass rushers of all time. His 123 sacks are the most in franchise history and 27th in league history.
According to The Herald Bulletin’s George Bremer, Indianapolis Colts second-year defensive lineman Dayo Odeyingbo has been training with one of the franchise’s all-time great pass rushers, Robert Mathis, in the hopes of sparking a breakout season—along with teammate Kwity Paye among others:. The former 2021 54th overall...
Watch Colts defensive linemen Kwity Paye, Dayo Odeyingbo, Ben Banogu, and Chris Williams train with Colts legend Robert Mathis.
Mr. Mathis, 61, of Linden, died Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at his residence. A funeral service was held Saturday, April 9, 2022, 1:00 p.m., in the chapel of Young Funeral Home, with Rick Cottrell officiating. Burial was at Flatwoods Cemetery. He was born in Waynesboro, the son of Mary Frank Belsha Dotson and the late James Fay Mathis. He was employed with the State of Tennessee as an elevator inspector. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by stepfather, David O. Dotson; daughter, Brandy Nicole Mathis; and grandparents, James Herbert and Inez Lorene Skelton Mathis, and Roy Garner and Eula Mae Carroll Belsha. Survivors include his wife, Lolita Murdock Mathis; a son, Zachary Mathis of Linden; stepdaughter, Farrah (Jamile) Rogers of Centerville; step-grandson, Felix Rogers; a brother, William (Betsy Day) Mathis of Jackson; father-in-law, Joe Murdock of Linden; and a host of other loving family members and friends.
How HBCU Experience Shaped Darius Leonard And Robert Mathis, And Why Both Colts Stars Are Strong Advocates For It
Travis Hunter, the No. 1 football recruit in the country, could've played football at almost any college or university he wanted. He was committed to Florida State, and on signing day in December, he put three hats on a table in front of him: Auburn, Georgia and Florida State – three football powerhouses.
Indianapolis Colts legend, Robert Mathis, offers an unpopular approach to improving the team’s defensive line play. One of the biggest struggles for the Indianapolis Colts the past couple of seasons has been the defensive line play. That’s been obvious. That is why the team spent the first two draft picks on edge rushers last year.
Indianapolis Colts legend, Robert Mathis, had a critique of current pass rushers after watching the NFL playoffs. Last week’s Divisional Round is being lauded as the best playoff weekend in NFL History. Each game had its own drama and they all ended on the final play. Many left the...
INDIANAPOLIS — One of the greatest pass rushers in the history of both Alabama A&M and the National Football League (NFL), Robert Mathis was honored by the Indianapolis Colts as he became just the 17th individual to be inducted into that organization's Ring of Honor on Sunday, November 28. A...
Colts all-time sack leader Robert Mathis can add Ring of Honor inductee to his extensive legacy in Indianapolis. Number 98 finally got his induction ceremony during halftime of the Week 12 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. His original ceremony, scheduled for the 2020 season, was postponed due to COVID protocols. Fellow Ring of Honor pass rusher Dwight Freeney bestowed Mathis with his blue jacket onstage with Jim Irsay.
INDIANAPOLIS — Out of the smoke, Robert Mathis emerged. One fist raised, wearing his Super Bowl XLI ring, Mathis saluted the Indianapolis faithful before making his way to the stage at midfield. More than a year after his induction to the Ring of Honor was announced, Mathis, the Colts all-time...
Big Game Bound: We preview Thanksgiving’s football feast and interview Colts sack-master Robert Mathis
INDIANAPOLIS – Football on Thanksgiving is one of America’s long-standing traditions. A trio of “Turkey Day” games will kick off Week 12 of the NFL schedule. The Lions host the Bears, the Cowboys welcome the Raiders and the Bills visit the Saints to wrap up the day. Chris Hagan previews the full slate in this […]
INDIANAPOLIS – One is back for another shot while the other is looking for his first shot. Reggie Wayne and Robert Mathis, a pair of Indianapolis Colts’ icons, made the cut to 26 modern-era semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2022. Wayne, one of the franchise’s...