Defensive tackle Phidarian Mathis plays for the National Football League’s Washington Commanders. He stands 1.93 meters tall and weighs 142 kilograms. He initially attended Franklin Parish High School and then transferred to Neville High School. In his final year at Neville, he recorded 41 tackles and seven sacks.
He was an Alabama University student who played collegiate football for the Alabama Crimson Tide. Despite redshirting his true freshman year, he participated in each of the 15 games the Crimson Tide played in 2017. During his 15 games of play, he made 18 tackles and recovered a fumble, earning him a berth on the Southeastern Conference (SEC) All-Freshman team.
During the period of 2019, he participated in 12 games, recording 27 tackles, with 0.5 stops for loss. He made 31 tackles in the following season, including 1.5 sacks, 5 for loss, 3 pass breakups, and 1 forced fumble. In his final season at Alabama, he was named to the AFCA’s second team All-American honor roll and the conference coaches’ All-SEC Second Team.
He recorded nine sacks overall, made 12 tackles for loss, pressured the quarterback six times, and broke up two passes. Following the season, Mathis declared for the 2022 NFL Draft, and the Washington Commanders selected him with the 47th overall choice in the second round. On June 21, 2022, he committed to his four-year rookie deal.
What Is Phidarian Mathis Position?
Phidarian Mathis is a professional football defensive tackle. His jersey number is 98.