A redshirt junior entering fourth third year in the program... moved from linebacker to defensive end in the spring of 2013... has good size and athletic ability... was one of Tech's first commitments in the 2011 class.
2013 (sophomore): Saw action in five games -- vs. Elon, Virginia Tech, Miami, BYU and Alabama A&M... recorded a half-tackle for loss in the win over Alabama A&M (Nov. 23).
2012 (redshirt freshman): Did not see game action... was a key part of the scout team.
2011 (true freshman): Redshirted.
High School: East Hall HS... played for coach Brian Gray... played linebacker and running back... earned four varsity letters and served one year as team captain... had 58 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, 16 quarterback hurries and eight sacks while playing defensive end as a junior... earned three stars by both Rivals and Scout... earned all-state, all-area and all-district honors... also played three seasons of basketball.
Personal: First name is Chazarea, but goes by Chaz... parents are Wade Cheeks and Sharon Robinson... born Jan. 13, 1993 in Gainesville, Ga... has one sibling -- Sha Carson... majoring in business administration.