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Chasz Wright
Chasz  Wright


Woodbridge, Va.

High School:
Milford Academy

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 358



H.S. Coach:
Bill Chaplick



Penn State at Temple - Post-game Notes (Sept. 5, 2015)

Lynch gains 78 yards rushing, scores first touchdown of 2015


Penn State-Temple: Post-Game Notes (Sept. 5, 2015)

Lynch gains 78 yards rushing, scores first touchdown of 2015

2017 Junior Season

Awards: Earned a spot on the Pro Football Focus Big Ten Team of the Week following three stops and a sack vs. Nebraska.

Season: Appeared in 11 games.

Rankings: Tied for No. 18 nationally and No. 2 in the Big Ten in fumble recoveries (2).

Akron (9/2): Tied a career high with four stops and 0.5 tackle for loss...Combined with Ryan Buchholz on a first-quarter tackle behind the line of scrimmage...Was a part of a defense that logged 14.0 tackles for loss, the most since recording 15.0 vs. Temple in 2015...Part of a defense that logged a season-opening shutout for the first time since 2007 (FIU, 59-0). Pittsburgh (9/9): Made two tackles...Sacked Pittsburgh quarterback Ben DiNucci in the fourth quarter, forcing and recovering a fumble, to end the Panthers' final drive of the game...Part of a defense that piled up five sacks, its most since logging six last season vs. No. 2 Ohio State. Georgia State (9/16): Logged two stops. at Iowa (9/23): Made one stop. Indiana (9/30): Posted two tackles. at Northwestern (10/7): Tallied one stop...Added a quarterback hurry. Michigan (10/21): Totaled one tackle...Recovered his second career fumble in the fourth quarter, following the Christian Campbell strip-sack...Helped the defense for a turnover for the eighth-straight game...Part of an defensive line that earned the coaching staff's Defensive Player of the Week. at Ohio State (10/28): Made one tackle. Rutgers (11/11): Had two stops. Nebraska (11/18): Tallied three tackles...Had a solo quarterback takedown in the fourth quarter.

2016 Sophomore Season
Season: Appeared in all 14 games, starting the final five games of the season...One of 18 first-time starters in 2016...Made his first career at Indiana (11/12).

Iowa (11/5): Saw the most extensive action of his career, after entering the game at left tackle on the third offensive play of the game after Brendan Mahon left the game...Blocked for a 167-yard rushing effort by Saquon Barkley and a 240-yard passing night for Trace McSorley...Helped Penn State to 599 yards of total offense, the most since recording 661 yards at Rutgers (1995) and the highest total offense output by Penn State against a Big Ten team since 653 yards against Michigan State (1994)...Overall, Penn State rushed for 359 yards. at Indiana (11/12): Helped protect Trace McSorley during his 332-yard passing game. at Rutgers (11/19): Helped Penn State pile up its eighth game of 400-plus yards and fourth game in 2016 with at least 500 yards...Protected Trace McSorley to the tune of 210 yards passing. Michigan State (11/26): Instrumental in Penn State gaining 463 yards of total offense...Helped Trace McSorley pile up 389 yards of total offense, the sixth-most in program history...McSorley threw for 376 yards - the fifth-highest total in school history - with four touchdown passes and rushed for 13 yards. vs. Wisconsin (12/3): Helped Penn State score 38 points, the most scored by a Wisconsin opponent since 2014 (Ohio State; 59)...Protected quarterback Trace McSorley, who threw for 384 yards, which ranks No. 4 in Penn State history and broke the Big Ten Championship Game passing record...Also gave McSorley time to connect on a Big Ten Championship Game-record four passing touchdowns...Paved the way for Saquon Barkley’s 83 yards rushing, which enabled him to break Evan Royster’s Penn State sophomore rushing record. vs. USC (1/2): Made one tackle following a Trace McSorley interception in the first quarter...Helped Penn State become the first team in Rose Bowl history with a 175-yard rusher and receiver in a game (Chris Godwin; 187 receiving yards and Saquon Barkley; 194 rushing yards)...Barkley and Godwin broke the Penn State bowl records for rushing yards and receiving yards in a bowl game, respectively...Penn State’s 465 yards of total offense are fourth in the school’s bowl history and the most since the 1996 Outback Bowl (487)...Protected Trace McSorley to the tune of 254 yards, including a Penn State bowl-record-tying four touchdown passes.

2015 Redshirt Freshman Season
Season: Appeared in 10 games...Was one of 17 redshirt freshmen to see action...Saw time on special teams.

2014 True Freshman Season
Redshirt season.

High School
A three-year letterman at C.D. Hylton High School for head coach Tony Lily...A two-way player for the Bulldogs, earning first-team all-district honors his last three years...Garnered second-team all-region during his sophomore and junior campaigns...Attended Milford Academy (New Berlin, N.Y.) in 2013 and helped the Falcons to a 9-3 record...The anchor on the offensive line, helped the offense pile up 2,247 yards rushing and more than 2,700 yards passing...Milford Academy averaged 37.9 points per game with 18 rushing touchdowns and 25 passing scores...Posted nine tackles (five solo), with three tackles for loss in two games on the defensive line, before anchoring the offensive line the remainder of the season...Rated a three-star recruit by all four of the major recruiting services...Ranked as the No. 2 prospect in the state of Virginia by 247Sports.

Full name is Chasz Earl Wright...Son of Charles and Kimberly Wright...Has one younger sister, Kaylen...Cousin, James Wright, was a four-year letterman at LSU and was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the 2014 NFL Draft...Cousin, Jordan Mickey, was an All-SEC pick in basketball at LSU as a freshman in 2013-14...Majoring in telecommunications...Would like to pursue a career in a video department with an NFL franchise...Born March 18, 1995 in Las Vegas, Nevada.


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