- Year: Graduated
As a Recruit: Matthews was recruited from Madison Co Sch (Gurley, AL) class of 2010. He committed to Vanderbilt on 12/26/2009.
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COLLEGE (Vanderbilt) 2011: Matthews emerged to lead the team in catches and receiving yards... Became one of SEC's most productive receivers during second half of season... After posting just five catches for 63 yards and no TDs through first five games, Matthews caught fire down the stretch reeling in 36 passes for 715 yards and five TDs... Finished year with 41 catches, good for 783 yards (most by Vandy WR since Earl Bennett in 2007 and five TDs... Ranked among SEC leaders with 19.1-yard receiving avg... Enjoyed a three-game stretch against Arkansas, Florida and Kentucky that saw him go over 100 yards with a TD in each game... His 151 yards against the Razorbacks made him the first Commodore WR to have over 100 yards receiving since John Cole in 2010... Matthews followed up with a career-high 171 yards against the Gators, the most by a Vandy WR since Earl Bennett's 223 against Richmond in 2007... He also became the first Commodore to post back-to-back 100-yard receiving games since Bennett in 2006... Matthews' nine receptions vs. Florida matched Jonathan Krause's team season-high and established a new career mark for Matthews... His 131-yard game against Kentucky made him the first Vanderbilt player to record three straight 100-yard receiving games since Dan Stricker in 2000... Had team-high four catches for 56 yards vs. Cincinnati in AutoZone Liberty Bowl.
2010: One of four true freshmen receivers on preseason roster, Matthews worked his way into the starting lineup by season's end, proving himself as a top aerial target for Commodore QBs... Saw action in every game at WR, though playing time increased substantially by end of year... Started in finale vs. Wake Forest... Concluded year with team's fourth leading receiver (15 catches), good for 184 yards and four TDs, which topped the receiving corps... Registered a TD catch in each of last four games... Named team's Offensive Player of the Week after five-reception effort vs. Tennessee... Concluded year with seven-catch, 74-yard effort vs. Wake Forest. High School: Senior captain... Three-year starter at WR, helping Mustangs to 3A state playoff quarterfinal appearance in 2009... As senior MVP, had 61 catches for 1,061 yards and 13 TDs as WR and eight INTs and 50 tackles as DB... Also posted four return TDs... Named first team 3A All-State WR by sportswriters and All Elite 11 by Huntsville Times... As junior, had 68 receptions for 1,357 yards and 14 TDs... Ended prep career with 181 receptions, 3,218 receiving yards and 38 TD catches... Standout in basketball, helping school to state title in 2007 and runnerup finish in 2008-09... National Honor Society member. Personal: Jordan Armand Matthews... Son of Roderick and Brenda Matthews... Born July 16, 1992... Dad is contracts division manager; mom is systems engineer... Has an older brother, Justin... Cousin of legendary WR Jerry Rice... Active in several leadership and community service projects... Spent 10 days on mission trip to Africa... Plays the piano.
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