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6-0 / 270
2016 (True Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Earned honorable-mention all-state recognition as a senior … Also garnered all-county and all-district honors for performance during final prep season at Marist (coach Alan Chadwick) … Named Marist’s most valuable lineman as a senior … Three-year letterwinner … Team captain … Helped lead Marist to district championship as a sophomore in 2013 … Honor roll student … Also played one season of lacrosse.
Personal: Full name is Chester Joseph Lagod … Born Sept. 25, 1997 … Son of Randy and Ladonna Lagod … Oldest of three siblings … Father, Randy, played football at Jacksonville State … Grandfather, Chester Lagod, was a two-time football all-American at Chattanooga and went on to play for the New York Giants … Chester Lagod was honored as a member of UTC’s All-Century football team in 2003 … Chet followed in the family tradition and began playing football at age eight … Majoring in business administration … Aspires for a career in investment banking ... Member of ACC academic honor roll.