|Alexander Mattison Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||June 19, 1998|
|Girlfriend||Andrea Contreras Vazquez|
Alexander Mattison is an American professional football player who has represented the Minnesota Vikings (2019-Present) in the NFL (National Football League), as a running back. He was selected 102nd overall in the 3rd round of the 2019 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings. On March 17, 2023, Alexander signed a 2-year contract extension with that team – worth USD 7 million.
San Bernardino, California, United States
California, United States
Alexander had attended the San Bernardino High School, the oldest high school in his hometown of San Bernardino. After his high school graduation, he joined Boise State University (BSU), a public research university in Boise, Idaho, United States.
There, he majored in communication and represented the Boise State Broncos American football team between 2016 and 2018. After the 2018 season, he declared for the 2019 NFL Draft, thus foregoing the remainder of his collegiate eligibility.
Professional American Football Player
- Father – Darrell Mattison (Former Member of the U.S. Air Force)
- Mother – Pearl Mattison
- Siblings – Lamarr Mattison (Older Brother), Darrell Jr. Mattison (Older Brother). Lamarr and Darrell Jr. are fraternal twins.
- Others – James Mattison (Paternal Grandfather) (Former Member of the U.S. Air Force), Lawrence Mattison (Paternal Uncle) (Former Member of the United States Army)
He has been represented by –
- Mike Swenson, Booking Agent, Wasserman Media Group, Sports Marketing & Talent Management Company, San Francisco Bay Area, California, United States
- James Barry, Manager, Wasserman Media Group, Sports Marketing & Talent Management Company, Los Angeles, California, United States
- 22 – Boise State Broncos
- 25, 2 – Minnesota Vikings
5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm
98 kg or 216 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Alexander has dated –
- Andrea Contreras Vazquez (2017-Present) – Alexander began dating his high school sweetheart Andrea Contreras Vazquez in 2017. They have a daughter together named Alayah V. Mattison (b. September 9, 2022).
Race / Ethnicity
He is of African-American descent.
- Toned physique
- Long, dreadlocked hair
- Sports a thick beard
- Cheerful smile
- Has his left hand covered in tattoos
Alexander Mattison Facts
- Alexander rushed for more than 2,000 yards in his final 2 high school seasons – 2,017 yards and 26 touchdowns in his junior year; and 2,057 yards and 22 touchdowns in his senior year (2015).
- Besides American football, he ran track and wrestled during his time in high school. In his senior year, he won the Mountain Valley League title in the 110 m hurdles event. Alexander also won a league wrestling title in the 195 lbs category.
- In his junior year (2018) at Boise State University, he rushed for 1,415 yards on 302 carries with 17 touchdowns in 13 games. He was also named the ‘Offensive ‘MVP’ (Most Valuable Player)’ of the 2018 Mountain West Conference Football Championship Game after rushing for 200 yards and a touchdown.
- For his performances in 2018, Alexander was included in the ‘First-Team All MW‘ as well. The MW (Mountain West Conference) is one of the collegiate athletic conferences affiliated with the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (the highest level of college football in the United States). The conference’s member institutions are located in the American states of California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.
- He did not miss any game in his college football career (2016-2018) despite undergoing off-season surgeries on his shoulder and ankle.
- Alexander is fluent in both English and Spanish.
Featured Image by Alexander Mattison / Instagram