• Named to the All-Mountain West First Team in 2018 and Honorable Mention in 2017, led MWC in rushing in 2018.
• Two-time Academic All-Mountain West and Mountain West Scholar Athlete (2016-17).
• Entered the NFL Draft following his junior season at Boise, ranking 10th in Bronco history with 2,829 rushing yards.
OFF THE FIELD Majored in communication at Boise State...Son of Pearl Mattison and the late Darrell Patterson...Has two older twin brothres, Lamarr and Darrell Jr. ...Father, Darrell, and grandfather, James Mattison, served in the U.S. Air Force and uncle, Lawrence Mattison, served in the U.S. Army...Bilingual and fluent in Spanish...Partcipated in the Power to Change Movement...Was featured as a speaker at the Integrated New Families Opportunity graduation at Ecclesia Christian Center in 2015...Active in Make-A-Wish programs at Boise State.
PRO Selected with the 102nd overall choice, the 39th pick in the 3rd round, in 2019...Pick #102 is the same as Kirk Cousins (Washington, 2012)...The first Boise State Bronco to be drafted by the Vikings...The lone Bronco drafted in 2019, joins a list of recent RBs from the school selected that includes Jay Ajayi (2015, 5th round) and Doug Martin (2012, 1st round)...A Boise player has been selected in each of the past 10 NFL Drafts.
Film Room: Mattison’s Style A Perfect Fit For Vikings Zone Running Attack
As we continue to break down film on 2019 Vikings draft picks, former Vikings player and coach Pete Bercich turns his attention to RB Alexander Mattision, who doesn’t go down easy and has a style that is perfectly made for the new-look Vikings ground game.
Mattison: I Will Never Forget This Moment
One of the newest Vikings, Boise State RB Alexander Mattison, FaceTimed in to TCO Studios on Friday night to chat with vikings.com's Mike Wobschall about being selected by the Vikings, what he's aiming to accomplish once he gets to Minnesota, and more.