66   Jared Chivers
Jared Chivers

RS Senior

Dalton, Mass.

High School:
Wahconah Regional H.S.

Last College:
Berkshire Community College

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 260



Career Honors

  • 2009 CAA Academic All-Conference Team

    On Chivers: Reserve offensive lineman ... Has been on and off the team for the past few years.

    As a redshirt senior in 2009: Game-by-Game Statistics
    • Walk-on offensive lineman who is starting in his final year.
    • Started all 11 games in 2009 at two at right guard and last nine at center.
    • Started at center since Rhode Island (9/19).
    • UMass has allowed 17 sacks (1.55 per game), 3rd fewest in CAA.
    • UMass has had a 100-yard rusher in seven games during the season (five by Tony Nelson and two by Jonathan Hernandez).
    • Offense has gained more than 470 yards in three of last five games including a season-high 500 vs. Stony Brook (9/26).

    As a redshirt junior in 2008: Played in five games as a reserve lineman.

    As a redshirt sophomore in 2007: Went to camp with UMass, but did not play for the team during the season.

    As a redshirt freshman in 2006: Part of the scout team at UMass.

    As a freshman in 2005: Attended UMass, but did not play football.

    In 2004-05: Attended the Berkshire Community College in Pittsfield, Mass. ... Started year at Dean College where he injured his shoulder and was forced to return home to get surgery.

    Before College: Graduated from Wahconah Regional High School in Dalton, Mass., in 2004 ... Three-year started ... Named All-Berkshire County as a junior and senior playing defensive end ... Played tight end at the 2004 Shriner's Bowl ... Served as team captain as a senior and helped squad to 11-1 record in winning the Division II Super Bowl ... In addition to defensive end and tight end, also punted ... Started in three Super Bowls as a sophomore, junior and senior ... All-Berkshire County basketball player as a senior.

    Personal: Jared J. Chivers ... Born March 14, 1986 ... Son of Rhonda and John Chivers ... Brother of Joshua and Stephanie ... Joshua was an offensive lineman at Norwich University (Don Brown's alma mater) and Stephanie was a captain of the rowing team at the University of Connecticut ... Majoring in Mathematics.

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