Randy Mattingly
Personal information
Born: (1951-05-15) May 15, 1951 (age 72)
Evansville, Indiana, U.S.
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school:Rex Mundi
(Evansville, Indiana)
NFL Draft:1973 / Round: 4 / Pick: 100
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career CFL statistics
Passing yards:812

Randy Mattingly (born May 15, 1951) is a former gridiron football quarterback who played in the Canadian Football League. He played college football at Evansville.

College career

Mattingly attended Florida State as a freshman but left and moved back to Evansville after his older brother died in a construction accident. He enrolled at the University of Evansville and was named All-Indiana Collegiate Conference as a junior and as a senior.[1] He also competed in baseball, basketball, and track and field for Evansville.[2]

Professional career

Mattingly was selected in the fourth round of the 1973 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns.[3] He was cut at the end of training camp and spent the 1973 season on the practice squads of the Browns, Chicago Bears, Buffalo Bills and Cincinnati Bengals. He was signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League (CFL) in 1974 and spent two seasons with the team as a backup and completed 35 of 65 passes for 553 yards and four touchdowns with six interceptions. Mattingly was signed by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in 1976, where he was primarily used as a punter but also started at quarterback in place of injured starter Jimmy Jones.[2][4]

Personal life

Mattingly is the older brother of former Major League Baseball player and manager Don Mattingly.[5]


  1. ^ "The Mattingly Brothers: Talent and Class". LocalLegendsOnline.com. Retrieved June 23, 2020.
  2. ^ a b Engelhardt, Gordon (June 16, 2020). "Randy Mattingly, part of amazing athletic family legacy, played in NFL, CFL". Evansville Courier & Press. Retrieved June 23, 2020.
  3. ^ Boyles, Bob; Guido, Paul (2009). The USA TODAY College Football Encyclopedia 2009-2010. Skyhorse. p. 294. ISBN 9781602396777. Retrieved June 23, 2020.
  4. ^ "Veteran David Watford slated to become Hamilton Tiger-Cats' third starting QB of 2021". Yahoo Sports. The Canadian Press. September 16, 2021. Retrieved November 12, 2021.
  5. ^ "Don Mattingly's Saskatchewan connection". Regina Leader Post. March 25, 2011. Retrieved June 23, 2020.