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.
2014 (Redshirt Junior): Played in seven games ... Recorded career-first pass break-up of career at Tulane (Sept. 6).
2013 (Redshirt Sophomore): Saw action in five games - vs. Elon, Virginia Tech, Miami, BYU and Alabama A&M ... Recorded half-tackle for loss in win over Alabama A&M (Nov. 23).
2012 (Redshirt Freshman): Did not see game action ... Was key part of scout team.
2011 (True Freshman): Redshirted, did not play.
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 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.