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PITTSBURGH STEELERS VS. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS
Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Jeff Reed misses a field in the fourth quarter as Jacksonville Jaguars Rashean Mathis run in from the right at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania on October 16, 2005. Jacksonville Jaguars Rashean Mathis later intercepted a Pittsburgh Steelers Tommy Maddox pass to win the game 23 to17 in overtime (UPI Photo/Archie Carpenter)
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Rashean Jamil Mathis (pronounced /rah-SHEEN/) (born August 27, 1980 in Jacksonville, Florida) is an American football cornerback currently playing for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the NFL.

Mathis attended Englewood High School in Jacksonville at the same time as Brett Myers of the Philadelphia Phillies, and was a student and a letterman in football. In football, he was a second team All-State, All-Conference, and an All-City honoree. Also, claims being recruited out of high school for baseball was highlight of his athletic career. Central Florida Community College and Indian River Community Colleges offered him scholarships to play center field.

Mathis played college football at Bethune-Cookman University. He was unable to receive any scholarships from larger schools because he broke his leg during high school.

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