Marietta, GA | 6032 | 275 | 4.80E | 2018
High energy player who is the pulse of the Wolfpack defense. A true hand in the dirt 4-3 defensive end that showcases agility and athleticism, to go along with deceptive closing speed. Does an outstanding job of shedding blockers to make the tackle and is constantly in the opponent’s backfield disrupting plays. Shows a decent spin move, has some pass rush diversity (rip, swim) and plenty of experience as a three-year starter. He added 25 pounds between sophomore and junior seasons, while maintaining his speed. Named a team captain and is the host of a weekly online video series called ‘Chillin’ With Chubb’ on the school’s website. He acknowledged his immaturity in an interview during December of 2016 stating, “I had to realize if I wanted to play to my highest potential, I had to treat my body right, be serious when I needed to be – a bunch of different things.” Compiled 21 tackles for loss and 10 sacks in 2016. Really sets the tone of the defense by making big plays in clutch moments and has continued that trend in 2017. Father Aaron played at Georgia and brother Brandon played linebacker at Wake Forest (Detroit Lions). Cousin Nick currently plays running back at Georgia. Could be NC State’s first round one draft choice since Mario Williams went No.1 overall in 2006.
2016: Ended the season ranked fourth in the FBS in tackles for loss (22) and second in the ACC. He was the national leader at the end of the regular season. • 22 tackles for loss was the second-best mark in school history. Only No. 1 NFL draft pick Mario Williams had more in a season for the Pack. • Ranked fourth in the league and 19th nationally in sacks (10.5). That mark tied for third on the Wolfpack single-season list. • Named the team’s Defensive MVP for 2016.
2015: Started every game at defensive end, he was the second-leading tackler on the squad with 69 stops, ranked second in tackles for loss (12) and in sacks (5.5). • Co-recipient of the team’s Carey Brewbaker Award for defensive lineman of the year.
2014: Talented young linebacker who saw action mainly on special teams, from scrimmage in three contests.
High School: Played defensive end for coach Phillip Ironside. His senior squad finished 11-2 and reached the Georgia 6A quarterfinals. • Honors: Played in the Cobb County All-Star Senior Bowl – he recorded a sack and returned an INT 40 yards for a TD in that game. • Rankings: No. 82 player in Georgia by rivals.coms. No. 49 OLB nationally by ESPN.com.
Personal: Father Aaron played at Georgia and brother Brandon played linebacker at Wake Forest (Detroit Lions). Cousin Nick currently plays RB at Georgia. • Major: Sociology