Prior to SIU
Played two seasons at NAIA Trinity International in Deerfield, Ill....2013 NAIA All-American Honorable Mention...As a sophomore, named first-team All-Conference punter and second in the nation in punting average...As a freshman, named second-team All-Conference punter.
First-team All-Conference on special teams and second-team All-Conference as a wide receiver as a senior in 2011...As a senior, averaged 43.1 yards per punt...As a junior, averaged 38.8 yards per punt.
Full name is Derek William Mathewson...Father, Chris, is a national sales manager...Mother, Jenifer, is a credit manager...Has one brother, Chris, and one sister, Ashley.
|Thursday, Aug 28|
|Football||Carbondale, Ill.||7:00 PM|
|Saturday, Sept 6|
|Football||Charleston, Ill.||6:00 PM|
|Saturday, Sept 13|
|Football||Carbondale, Ill.||6:00 PM|
|Saturday, Sept 20|
|Football||West Lafayette, Ind.||TBA|