Looks to compete for playing time at fullback ? Can also contribute on special teams ? Has played in two career games.
2001: Played in the final two games of the year on special teams ? Missed the first nine games of the season due to injury ? Had a kickoff return for 11 yards in the victory over Rhode Island ? Selected to the Athletic Director?s Honor Roll during the fall semester.
2000: Did not see any game action ? Named to the Athletic Director?s Honor Roll in the fall semester.
Before UMass: Played for coach Bill Timmins at Cambridge Rindge & Latin High School ? Rushed for 430 yards and three touchdowns during his senior season, while also recording 82 tackles at linebacker ? Named All-Greater Boston League following senior year, when he served as team captain ? Played in the 1999 Agganis Classic All-Star Game.
Personal: Full name is Luke Sandoz Hobgood-Chittick ? Son of Tom Chittick and Mary Hobgood ? Born January 29, 1981, in Philadelphia, Pa. ? Majoring in Communications.