Chad Stephens

  • Pos Edge
  • Height 6-1
  • Weight 261

Prospect Info

  • High School Southeast Guilford
  • City Greensboro, NC
  • Exp 2019 - ...

East Carolina Pirates

  • Jersey #13
  • Class R-SR

As a Prospect

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  • Class 2019
  • Committed 6/21/2018
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H.S. Athletic Background

Three-year letterman who has appeared in 31 games making nine starts … Booked 70 career tackles (42 solo) … Credited with 33.5 RFLs (-41 yards) and 3.5 sacks (-17 yards) … Added five quarterback pressure … Recorded at least one tackle in 22 of 31 career games (multiple 18 times) … Named 2023 Preseason Third-Team All-AAC by Athlon Sports.

2022: Started eight of 13 games … Logged 539 total snaps (494 defense, 45 special teams) earning third varsity letter … Booked 40 tackles (25 solo) ranking 10th on the team … Registered a team-high 10 TFLs (-27 yards) with 2.5 sacks (-15 yards) … Credited with one pass breakup and four quarterback hurries (tied for second) … Tallied career-high eight tackles (six solo) against South Florida … Booked at least one stop in 11 of 13 contests (multiple nine times) … Credited with TFLs against Navy (1.0/-4 yards), South Florida (1.0/-3 yards), Tulane (2.5/-5 yards), Memphis (0.5/-1 yard), Cincinnati (1.0/-10 yards), Houston (2.0/-8 yards), Coastal Carolina (2.0/-6 yards) … Tallied three of four QBHs against Tulane (other vs. UCF) … Lone pass breakup came against Old Dominion … Registered sacks against South Florida (1.0/-3 yards), Tulane (0.5/-2 yards), Cincinnati (1.0/-10 yards).

2021: Played in 11 of 12 games in his third year with the program … Tallied 17 tackles (10 solo) with 1.5 TFLs (-1 yard) … Registered at least one tackle in five games (all multiple) … Tied career-high with six stops at Houston (other was against Navy ’20) … Booked first tackles of the season against Tulane (both solo on run plays) … Lone hit behind the line of scrimmage was at Houston (-1 yard) … Credited with a quarterback hurry in the season finale against Cincinnati.

2020: Appeared in seven contests making one start during the pandemic-shortened season … Registered first collegiate start against Navy booking a career-best six stops (three solo) … Credited with first career sack (-2 yards) in the first quarter against Tulane … Tallied TFLs against Navy (-1 yard) and Tulane (-2 yards) … Made collegiate debut against UCF booking two stops (both assisted) ... Recorded at least one tackle in six of seven career games (multiple four times) ... Ten of 13 career stops have come on rushing plays.

2019: Spent true freshman campaign as a redshirt, competing as a scout team performer on ECU’s developmental roster … Did not experience game-day action, but was promoted to the travel (dress-out) roster during season.

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