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    74Bryce Mathews

    Class: Senior Position: OL Height: 6-6 Weight: 305 Previous School: Brentwood Academy (Ole Miss) Hometown: Franklin, Tenn.

    2020 (Sr.):
    • Saw playing time in five games during his first season at Liberty
    • Served as a back up at right tackle
    • Helped the Flames finish the year ranked No. 9 nationally in rushing offense (252.4 yards per game), No. 15 in total offense (482.7 yards per game) and No. 16 in scoring offense (38.2 points per game)
    • Liberty ranked No. 12 in the country in first down offense (273)
    • Liberty ranked No. 15 in the nation in time of possession (32:58)
    • Liberty ranked No. 22 in the country in team passing efficiency (154.51)
    • Liberty ranked No. 8 in fourth-down conversion percent (77.3 percent)
    • Liberty ranked No. 17 in third-down conversion percent (48.0 percent)
    • Helped block for Malik Willis, who led all FBS quarterbacks with 944 rushing yards and 14 rushing touchdowns
    • Mid-year enrollee who took part in Liberty’s 2020 spring football workouts

    Previous School:
    • Transferred to Liberty from Ole Miss
    • Saw playing time in 20 games during this four-year career with the Rebels (2016 – redshirted; 2017 – six games; 2018 – six games; 2019 – seven games)
    • Four-time member of the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll (2016-19)

    Prep:
    • Graduated from Brentwood Academy in Brentwood, Tenn.
    • Was a four-star recruit as ranked by 247Sports.com out of high school
    • Listed among the top 250 prospects in the nation by Rivals.com and Scout.com
    • Ranked the No. 13 offensive tackle by Scout.com and No. 14 by Rivals.com
    • Played in the Offense-Defense All-American Senior Bowl
    • Three-year starter
    • Helped Brentwood Academy to the Division 2AA state title as a senior
    • Division 2AA Mr. Football runner-up
    • Also played basketball

    Personal:
    • Son of Kim and Jason Matthews
    • Father Jason Mathews had an 11-year NFL career as an offensive lineman with the Indianapolis Colts and Tennessee Titans
    • Birthday is July 31
    • Graduated with a managerial finance degree from Ole Miss
    • Completed his MBA in May 2021

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