Tripp Chandler
# 86
Tight End - TE
Height: 6-6  Weight: 257
Senior
Previous Affiliations
   Woodstock
Previous Experience
  2L
Hometown
   Woodstock, Ga.
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Courtesy: UGA Sports Communications
Release: 08/01/2006
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Career Highs: 4 receptions at Tennessee in 2007
*50 yards vs. Troy in 2007
*Long reception of 26 yards (2x), last vs. Georgia Southern in 2008
*1 kickoff return (2x), last vs. Central Michigan in 2008
*9 kickoff return yards vs. Ole Miss in 2007
*Long kickoff return of nine yards vs. Ole Miss in 2007

2008:
Appeared in 10 games making six starts catching five passes for 58 yards and one TD
*Recorded one catch, a 1-yard TD reception, vs. No. 18 Georgia Tech
*Returned to action vs. No. 5 Florida, after missing three games due to injury, making one catch for 14 yards
*Tied a career-long with a reception of 26 yards vs. Ga. Southern
*Named to John Mackey Award Watch List

2007: Appeared in 12 games making 10 starts with 21 receptions for 283 yards and two TDs
*One reception for five yards at Georgia Tech
*Made two catches for 44 yards vs. No. 18 Auburn
*Recorded three receptions for 50 yards including a 22-yard TD catch vs. Troy
*Made two cataches for 24 yards at Vanderbilt
*Led team with four receptions for 33 yards including a two-yard TD catch at Tennessee
*Caught two passes for 40 yards and had a kickoff return for nine yards vs. Ole Miss
*One reception for 11 yards at No. 16 Alabama
*Made two receptions for 20 yards vs. W. Carolina
*Tied for team lead with 44 receiving yards on three receptions vs. S. Carolina
*Caught three passes for 74 yards and one TD in G-Day game
*Named winner of True Grit Award at conclusion of spring drills
*Listed as number one TE at conclusion of spring drills

2006: Appeared in 13 games with first career start coming versus Tennessee
*Tallied two catches for 37 yards, 1 TD on the year
*First career catch was a 21-yard TD from Matthew Stafford on a 4th and 1 play against Miss. State
* Team went 9-4 including a Chick-fil-A Bowl win.
* Recipient of Bill and Margaret Young Football Scholarship
*Four catches for 87 yards in annual spring G-Day game

2005: Provided depth at tight end
*Part of SEC Championship team that went 10-3

High School: Woodstock, coached by Mike O’Brien
*Rated #20 tight end in the country by Tom Lemming of ESPN.Com
*SuperPrep All-Dixie Team
*Ranked 51 on The Insiders Georgia Hot 100
*Georgia Sports Writers Association 2004 Class AAAAA All-State Team
*Atlanta Journal-Constitution Class AAAAA All-State honorable mention and Cherokee County Super 11 in his senior season
*Atlanta Journal-Constitution “Best In Georgia”
*Macon Touchdown Club Super 7 Team
*Ranked number 36 on Rivals.com Post season Georgia Top 40
*Ranked number 78 on UGASports.com Top 100
*As a senior tight end caught 27 passes for 538 yards and eight TD’s while recording 46 tackles, nine assists, two sacks, six tackles-for-loss, three forced fumbles, and two fumble recoveries as a defensive tackle in 04
*Also blocked two punts, one of which he returned for TD
*Selected for North-South All-Star Game
*Two-time first team All-Cherokee County in both football and basketball by the Cherokee Tribune

Personal: JAMES CHANDLER III; Born: Dec. 15, 1986; Major: Housing

Receiving

Year

G/GS

Rec.

Yards

Per/Rec.

Per/Gm.

TD

LG
2006

13/1

2

37

18.5

2.8

1

21 MSU

2007

12/10

21

283

13.5

23.6

2

26 AU








2008

10/6

5

58

11.6

5.8

1

26 GSU








Total

35/17

28

378

13.5

10.8

3

26 AU/GSU

Kickoff Returns

Year

Ret.

Yards

Avg

TD

LG

2007

1

9

9.0

0

9 OM










2008

1

6

6.0

0

6 CMU










Total

2

15

7.5

0

9 OM