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Chance Warmack
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Warmack in the 2013 NFL season.
No. 70     Tennessee Titans
Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-09-14) September 14, 1991 (age 28)
Place of birth: Detroit, Michigan
High School: Atlanta (GA) Westlake
Career information
College: Alabama
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10
Debuted in 2013 for the Tennessee Titans
Career history
* Tennessee Titans ( 2013–present)
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
* SEC Championship (2009, 2012)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Games played     16
Games started     16

Chance Warmack (born September 14, 1991) is an American football guard for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Alabama, and earned All-American honors. Warmack was considered one of the best guard prospects in his class, and was chosen by the Tennessee Titans in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft.[1]

High school careerEdit

Warmack attended Westlake High School in Atlanta, Georgia, where he was an all-state offensive lineman. For his freshman and sophomore year, he was a teammate of Cam Newton.[2] Rated as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, Warmack was ranked as the No. 20 offensive guard prospect in his class.[3]

College careerEdit

File:Chance Warmack at Alabama.jpg

Warmack graduated early from high school and enrolled in the University of Alabama in January 2009, and played for coach Nick Saban's Alabama Crimson Tide football team from 2009 to 2012. After participating in spring football practice, he served as a backup to Barrett Jones and played in 5 games as a true freshman. As a sophomore, Warmack replaced All-American Mike Johnson in the starting lineup and opened all 13 contests at left guard.

As a junior in 2011, he started 13 more games and helped Alabama win the 2012 BCS National Championship Game over Louisiana State, while earning 2nd team All-SEC honors. After weighing his options to enter the 2012 NFL Draft, Warmack decided to return to Alabama for his final year of eligibility.[4] Prior to his senior season, he received numerous individual accolades, being on multiple preseason award watch lists and being named to Sports Illustrated's preseason All-American team.[5][6]

Warmack started all 13 games for the Crimson Tide as a senior.

Professional careerEdit

2013 NFL DraftEdit

Warmack was considered the best interior linemen available in the 2013 NFL Draft.[7][8] ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay considered Warmack the best guard prospect he’s seen since Steve Hutchinson, who went 17th overall to the Seattle Seahawks in the 2001 NFL Draft.[9] NFL Network analyst and NBC commentator Mike Mayock considered him the best football player in the draft.[10] Not since Chris Naeole in 1997 has a guard been selected in the top-10 of an NFL draft, but Warmack was considered to have a chance.[11] Warmack was indeed the 10th overall pick by the Tennessee Titans in the 2013 NFL Draft, becoming the second guard picked in the draft, behind Jonathan Cooper. Cooper and Warmack became the first guards to be selected in the top-10 of the same draft since Dave Cadigan and Eric Moore in 1988.

Pre-draft measureables
Ht WtArm lengthHand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 2 in 317 lb34 34 in9 58 in 5.49 s 9 ft 2 in

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

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