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Chase

Middleton

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Linebacker
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 235
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lilburn, Ga.
High School: Brookwood

Bio

CAREER STATISTICS

ACADEMIC HONORS:
• Sun Belt Conference Honor Roll, 2016-17
• Dean’s List, Spring 2017
• Athletic Director’s Honor Roll, Fall 2017

AT GEORGIA STATE: Returning starter and three-year letterwinner at inside linebacker ... Has 121 career tackles, along with 6.5 tackles for loss.

2017: Second on the team in tackles with 65, along with three tackles for loss, an interception and a fumble recovery ... Starting inside linebacker who helped the Georgia State defense set records for fewest points per game allowed (24.75), fewest rushing yards per game (136.4), fewest yards per rushing attempt (4.13) and most sacks (24) ... Had his best game in AutoNation Cure Bowl win over WKU with six tackles, a sack, a fumble recovery and return for 19 yards and an interception on WKU’s final possession ... Game-high eight tackles in the Panthers’ strong defensive effort vs. Georgia Southern ... Had six tackles with a tackle for loss and a pass breakup in win at Texas State ... Executed a fake punt with an 11-yard run vs. Idaho. 2017: Second on the team in tackles with 65, along with three tackles for loss, an interception and a fumble recovery ... Had his best game in AutoNation Cure Bowl win over WKU with six tackles, a sack, a fumble recovery and return for 19 yards and an interception on WKU’s final possession ... Game-high eight tackles in the Panthers’ strong defensive effort vs. Georgia Southern ... Had six tackles with a tackle for loss and a pass breakup in win at Texas State ... Executed a fake punt with an 11-yard run vs. Idaho.

2016: Seventh on the team with 47 tackles, including 2.5 tackles for loss and two sacks ... Made 15 tackles at Air Force, equalling the fourth-highest single-game total in school history ... Had three tackles with a sack and a pass breakup at South Alabama. ... Added another sack the next game vs. Arkansas State ... Also a special teams standout.

2015: Played in every game, working on several specials teams units ... Collected nine tackles ... Season-high three tackles with one tackle for loss in the win at Georgia Southern ... Also had three tackles vs. Appalachian State.

HIGH SCHOOL: Led the state in solo tackles in his senior season at Brookwood High School … Credited with 112 total tackles, averaging 11.2 per game, along with two sacks and two interceptions … Made 70 tackles with 11 tackles for loss and five sacks as a junior, when he split time at linebacker and defensive end ... Team captain for coach Mark Crews.

PERSONAL: Full name is Chase Mathis Middleton ... Son of Keith and Ramona Middleton ... Born March 24, 1997 ... Father played basketball at Bowling Green ... Majoring in business economics.

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