Mat Boesen

Mat  Boesen


Torrance, Calif.

High School:
West High School

Last College:
Long Beach Community College

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 240




TCU vs. Baylor (USATSI)

Photos from TCU football vs. Baylor - Friday, Nov. 24, 2017


TCU vs. Texas

Photos from TCU's football against Texas on Nov. 4, 2017 at Amon G. Carter Stadium.


TCU - Kansas

Photos from TCU's game with Kansas on Oct. 21, 2017.


TCU - West Virginia

Photos from TCU's game with West Virginia on Oct. 7, 2017.


TCU - Jackson State

Photos from TCU's game against Jackson State at Amon G. Carter Stadium on Sept. 2, 2017.

- 2017 First-Team All-American, Sports Illustrated
- 2017 Third-Team All-American, Associated Press
- 2017 Third-Team All-American, Phil Steele
- 2017 Honorable-Mention All-American, SB Nation
- 2017 First-Team All-Big 12
- 2017 First-Team AP All-Big 12
- 2017 Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week (vs. Baylor)
- 2017 Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week (vs. Baylor)

2017 | SENIOR
A Sports Illustrated first-team All-American ... also received All-America accolades from the Associated Press, Phil Steele and SB Nation ... first-team All-Big 12 by the head coaches and media ... was the Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week and Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week after his TCU single-game record 5 1/2 sacks against Baylor ... the 5 1/2 sacks also set a new Big 12 mark and were just a 1/2 sack short of the NCAA record of 6 in a game ... totaled a team-best and career-high 10 stops overall in the Baylor contest while also forcing a fumble that led to a TCU touchdown ... started all 14 games ... finished the season with a team-high and Big 12-leading 11 1/2 sacks ... ranked ninth in the nation with his average of 0.8 sacks per game ... totaled 16 tackles for loss to go with eight quarterback hurries ... three of his QB hurries came in the Valero Alamo Bowl win over Stanford ... had a midseason four-game streak with at least one sack and a stretch with a sack in seven of nine contests.

2016 | JUNIOR
Played in final 11 games of the season after missing first two due to injury ... was second on the team with 6.0 sacks and third with 8.0 tackles for loss ... totaled 29 tackles with 18 solo stops ... ranked fifth in the Big 12 with 0.55 sacks per game ... also forced two fumbles and had one pass breakup ... recorded season bests of 10 tackles and 2.0 sacks against Texas Tech.

Ranked as the No. 7 junior college defensive end and No. 60 overall JUCO player by 247Sports.com … Co-Defensive Player of the Year and All-National Central League at Long Beach Community College in 2015 … totaled 57 tackles, including 21  1/2 for loss, with eight sacks … chose TCU over Baylor and Louisville.

Saw action in eight games … totaled 12 tackles, including 11 solo stops, with three sacks … had a solo tackle against Ole Miss in his collegiate debut … recorded two solo stops, including his first career sack, and broke up a pass against Colorado State … posted two sacks for a combined loss of 13 yards in a win at Connecticut.

Redshirted his first season on campus at Boise State.

Named CIF Northern Division Defensive Player of the Year, Daily Breeze All-Area and MaxPreps California Division II All-State for head coach Greg Holt … recorded more than 100 tackles and broke West’s single-season sack record as a senior … first-team All-Bay League and second-team Daily Breeze All-Area on defense his junior year … registered 79 tackles from his defensive end position while adding 31 receptions for 419 yards and three touchdowns … had more than 50 receptions and 800 yards receiving as a tight end … also a standout wrestler who captured four straight Bay League championships … advanced to the CIF Southern Section Masters Meet as a sophomore and finished third at the CIF championships as a junior.


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