Blake Mattson
    Blake  Mattson


    Hartland, Wis.

    High School:

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 225





    Offense bounces back with strong performance in second spring scrimmage

    Kory Faulkner passed for 239 yards and four TDs.


    Defense dominates first scrimmage of Spring Ball

    Salukis record eight sacks and limit running backs to 55 yards on 30 carries


    Both sides produce big plays in first fall scrimmage of the year

    MyCole Pruitt caught five passes for 118 yards and two touchdowns.


    Photo Gallery at Western Illinois

    Photo Gallery at Western Illinois, Oct. 3, 2015

    2015 (Senior)
    2015 Game-by-Game
    Played in eight games and started two…Recorded 15 tackles and one sack…Broke up one pass…Career-best five tackles in the final game of his SIU career at UNI…One QB hurry…Had one sack vs. Missouri State.

    2014 (Junior)
    2014 Game-by-Game
    Played in three games (TU, @NDSU and UNI)...Made six tackles...Had a season-best four tackles against Northern Iowa....Earned the MVFC's President's Council Academic Award, the most prestigious academic honor bestowed by the MVFC.

    2013 (Sophmore)
    2013 Game-by-Game
    Appeared in two games, against Charleston (W.V.) and Illinois State...Received the MVFC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award, which requires a minimum GPA of 3.2 for the previous two semesters.

    2012 (Redshirt Freshman)
    2012 Game-by-Game
    Saw action against Southeast Missouri State and South Dakota State...Received the MVFC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award, which resquires a minimum GPA of 3.2 for the previous two semesters.

    2011 (Freshman)
    Redshirted...Named to the MVFC Academic Honor Roll.

    High School
    High school team had a 44-5 record in his four years with one state championship, one runner-up finish and a semifinal appearance...First team All-State as a senior in 2010...WFCA first team selection and was also All-Region, All-Area, All-County and All-Conference...Had 91 tackles, 14 tackles for loss, nine sacks and a safety as a senior...Team went 9-2 and advanced to the second round of the playoffs in 2010...Honorable mention All-State, first team All-WFCA, All-Region, All-Area, All-County and All-Conference selection as a junior...Recorded 86 tackles, 18 tackles for a loss, 12 sacks, recovered five fumbles and had a safety in 2009...Led team to the semifinals in the state playoffs and a 10-2 record in 2009...Had 10 tackles, a sack and a fumble recovery as a sophomore on his team that went 12-1 and was runner-up at state...Played as a freshman on team that was 13-0 and won the state championship...National Honor Society member...Three-year varsity letterwinner in basketball and led basketball team to the 2010 Division I state championship...Lutheran National Basketball Tournament All-Tournament team...Team captain of football and basketball teams senior year.

    Born in Menomonee Falls, Wis., on April 23, 1993...Son of Jill and Kevin Mattson...Mother is a sales representative and father is a special education teacher and a coach...Has one sister, Brenna...Majoring in business administration.

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