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31  Chavez Pownell Jr.
Chavez  Pownell Jr.


Tampa, Fla.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 198

Strong safety




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2015: Pownell appeared in 11 games with one start during his redshirt freshman season. He recorded 18 total tackles with 10 solo stops and eight assisted tackles. He recorded a career-high 16 tackles in the season opener against North Dakota. He also recorded tackles at San Diego State and in the season finale against UNLV.

2014: Redshirted.

High School: Pownell Jr. played defensive back and wide receiver at Jefferson High School in Tampa, Fla.. He earned Honorable Mention All-State Class 6A honors as a wide receiver his senior year in voting by Florida newspaper editors and reporters. There are eight classifications in the state of Florida, with Class 8A being the largest and 1A the smallest. His senior season, Pownell Jr. was credited with 64 total tackles (41 solo tackles and 23 assists). He also intercepted five passes, broke up another six passes, recovered one fumble, recorded three tackles for loss and had one sack. He caught 38 passes for 809 yards and scored six receiving touchdowns. He also had 11 rushing attempts for 110 yards. For his career, he made 134 tackles (76 solo tackles and 58 assists). Pownell Jr. helped lead Jefferson High to a 10-2 record and the second round of the 2013 Florida Class 6A playoffs. Jefferson High defeated Largo High 25-17 in the first round of the state playoffs before losing to Armwood, 48-52, in the second round. He played for head coach Jeremy Earle at Jefferson High School. Pownell Jr. was also recruited by Central Florida and Cincinnati. Personal: He is majoring in kinesiology at UW.

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