|No. 34 St. Louis Rams|
|Date of birth:October 22, 1987|
|Place of birth: Drummond, Montana|
|High School: Drummond (MT)|
|Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)||Weight: 200 lb (91 kg)|
|Undrafted in 2011|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|Roster status: Practice Squad|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Chase Reynolds (born October 22, 1987) is an American football running back for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League. He was signed by the Seattle Seahawks as a undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Montana.
Early career[edit | edit source]
Reynolds was one of the most prolific running backs in the state of Montana for his years spent at Drummond High School. During his four years at Drummond, he set a Montana prep record with 5,261 career rushing yards, and scoring 114 touchdowns in his 44-game career. He also averaged 10.1 yards per carry throughout his high school career. He was a four-time All-State selection, three-time MVP of the team, and a four year letterer. His football team won three straight Class “C” championships, going a perfect 35-0 under Jim Oberweiser.
Aside from his football stardom, Reynolds also was a four year letterer in basketball, and track. He was also an all-conference pick in basketball, and a three time pick in track.
College career[edit | edit source]
Reynolds was moved back to the running back position in 2008, earning the starting job for the season. The move proved to be a success, as he rushed for a school single-season record of 22 touchdowns and carried the ball 281 times, racking up 1,583 yards, which ranked him third in University of Montana's single-season history. He was a second team All-Big Sky selection and named honorable mention All-American by the Sports Network.
In the 2009 season, Reynolds rushed for 1,501 yards, and again scored 22 rushing touchdowns, tying his record from last season. He was a finalist for the Walter Payton Award (FCS offensive MVP), finishing 12th out of the 23 players on the ballot. He was named a second team All-American by the Associated Press and The Sports Network, as well as named to the College Sporting News’ “Fab 50.” He was a first team All-Big Sky selection.
Reynolds led the Big Sky his senior season with seven 100-yard rushing games, including a career-high 241 yards (the second most in single-game history) against Weber State. He set a school record with 321 rushing attempts. His 144 points last season broke the record of 138 that he had set the previous season. He also set a Grizzly record by scoring 24 total touchdowns, surpassing the mark of 23 he had set the year before. He was again a first team All-Big Sky selection.
Professional career[edit | edit source]
Pre-draft[edit | edit source]
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Seattle Seahawks[edit | edit source]
After going undrafted in the 2011 NFL Draft, Reynolds was signed to a three-year contract by the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent on August 2, 2011. In his first professional appearance during the 2011 NFL Preseason on August 11, 2011, Reynolds rushed for 8 yards on 6 carries against the San Diego Chargers. He was waived on August 14, 2011.
St. Louis Rams[edit | edit source]
On August 17, 2011, Reynolds signed a contract with the NFL's St. Louis Rams. On September 1, 2011, in the final preseason game for St. Louis, Reynolds caught a 17-yard pass, rushed 8 times for 16 yards, also scoring his first NFL rushing touchdown. Reynolds was waived for final cuts on September 3, 2011. Reynolds was resigned to the team's practice squad on September 4, 2011. On October 9, 2011, Reynolds was, again, released from the practice squad.
Personal life[edit | edit source]
Reynolds is married to Mrs. Montana 2011, Kila Reynolds. They welcomed their first child, a son named Talen, during their senior year in high school. During Chase's red shirt senior year, the couple had their daughter, Peyton.
References[edit | edit source]
- Miller, Scott (August 18, 2011). "Chase Reynolds Montana Grizzlies Biography". Montana Grizzlies. http://www.montanagrizzlies.com/bios/?b=1350&m=37. Retrieved August 18, 2011.
- "Chase Reynolds". NFL Draftscout.com. 2011-04-29. http://www.nfldraftscout.com/ratings/profilexnews.php?pyid=103255&draftyear=2011&genpos=RB. Retrieved 2011-04-28.
- Neighbor, Fritz (August 3, 2011). "Chase Reynolds signs with Seattle Seahawks". Missoulian. http://missoulian.com/college/griz/article_54e1f7d4-bd62-11e0-a8c6-001cc4c002e0.html. Retrieved August 18, 2011.
- Neighbor, Fritz (August 17, 2011). "Chase Reynolds signs with St. Louis Rams". Missoulian. http://missoulian.com/sports/college/montana/article_11187e88-c90b-11e0-918d-001cc4c002e0.html. Retrieved August 18, 2011.