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Paul Chaney, Jr.

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Louis, MO

High School:
University HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 170

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
06/22/1987

Hawk-Item - - Suffered knee injury vs. Michigan in sixth game of 2009 season and missed remainder of the season . . . has participated with Iowa track and field team as well . . . best times of 6.8 in 60 meters and 21.34 in 200 meters were team bests in 2009 . . . placed fifth in 200 meters and sixth in 60 meters at 2009 Big Ten indoor championships . . . indoor 60 meter time ranks third best in school history 200 meter performance is fourth best . . . best outdoor times are 10.46 in 100 meters and 21.04 in 200 meters, both at 2009 NCAA Regional . . . anchored 400-meter relay team to fifth place at NCAA Regional . . . at Big Ten outdoor championships placed third in 100 meters (10.46) and fourth in 200 meters (21.17) and anchored 400-meter relay team to third place finish . . . anchored 400-meter relay unit that won title at 2009 Drake Relays (40.71) . . . member of 800-meter relay team that set school record (1:24.85) at Drake Relays . . . competed on spring medley team that placed second at Drake Relays (3:20.05) with third best time in school history.

2010 - - Saw action in all 13 games . . . saw action in 37-7 opening win over Eastern Illinois, but had no statistics as offense gained 435 yards total offense . . . saw action in 35-7 win over Iowa State as offense gained 479 yards total offense, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 34-27 loss at Arizona, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 45-0 win over Ball State as offense gained 562 yards total offense . . . one rushing attempt for 14 yards vs. Ball State . . . saw action in 24-3 win over Penn State, recording one rushing attempt for 15 yards . . . saw action in 38-28 win at Michigan, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 31-30 loss to Wisconsin, with one rushing attempt for minus one yard . . . saw action in 37-6 win over fifth-ranked Michigan State, with one rushing attempt for 11 yards and one punt return for 12 yards . . . saw action in 18-13 win at Indiana, gaining 19 yards on one rushing attempt as offense gained 445 yards total offense . . . saw action in 21-17 loss at Northwestern, handling all punt return duties on a wet and windy day . . . had two punt returns for negative one yard vs. Wildcats . . . saw action in 20-17 loss to Ohio State . . . one pass reception for 15 yards and one KO return for 26 yards vs. OSU . . . saw action in 27-24 loss at Minnesota, recording one punt return for one yard and one rushing attempt for minus five yards . . . saw action in 27-24 Insight Bowl win over 12th-ranked Missouri . . . had career-best 92 yards on three KO returns vs. Missouri and one yard on two punt returns.

2009 - - Listed as second team wide receiver following spring practice . . . saw action in 17-16 win over Northern Iowa . . . had one pass reception for nine yards and one rushing attempt for 28 yards vs. UNI, along with one punt return for two yards and one KO return for 18 yards . . . saw action in 35-3 win at Iowa State as offense gained 426 yards total offense . . . had one reception for seven yards and two yards on one punt return at ISU . . . saw action in 27-17 win over Arizona as offense maintained 37:56 in time of possession . . . three receptions for 22 yards and three rushing attempts for 16 yards vs. Arizona . . . also had 13 yards on one kickoff return and 24 yards on two punt returns . . . saw action in 21-10 win at Penn State . . . had one pass reception for nine yards and gained 69 yards on three KO returns, with a long of 27 yards . . . saw action in 24-21 win over Arkansas State as offense gained 420 yards total offense . . . had one rushing attempt for 20 yards in opening scoring drive, along with 61 yards on three KO returns and four yards on three punt returns . . . saw action at wide receiver in 30-28 win over Michigan . . . had one reception for three yards and one punt return for nine yards vs. Wolverines before first half knee injury that will keep him out of action for remainder of the season.

2008 - - Not listed on depth chart following spring practice . . . saw action in 46-3 opening win over Maine as offense rushed for 245 yards and gained 457 yards total offense . . . two receptions for 19 yards vs. Maine . . . saw action in 42-0 win over Florida International, but had no statistics as offense gained 241 rushing yards and 512 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 17-5 win over Iowa State . . . did not see action in 21-20 loss at Pittsburgh . . . did not see action in 22-17 loss to Northwestern . . . did not see action in 16-13 loss at Michigan State . . . saw action in 45-9 win at Indiana as offense rushed for 227 yards and gained 422 yards total offense, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 38-16 win over Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 27-24 loss at Illinois . . . did not see action in 24-23 win over third ranked Penn State . . . did not see action in 22-17 win over Purdue . . . saw action in 55-0 win at Minnesota, but had no statistics as offense rushed for 222 yards and gained 483 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 31-10 Outback Bowl win over South Carolina.

2007 - - Not listed on depth chart following spring practice . . . Ranked 10th in the Big Ten in kickoff returns average (18.0) for all games . . . suffered foot injury during pre-season drills and did not play in opening win over Northern Illinois . . . did not see action in win over Syracuse due to injury . . . saw first career action in loss at Iowa State, but had no statistics while playing on special teams . . . saw action in loss at Wisconsin, recording four receptions for 22 yards and one KO return for 18 yards . . . saw action in loss to Indiana as offense gained 428 yards total offense . . . had two receptions for 22 yards vs. Indiana, along with a 12-yard punt returns and three KO returns for 57 yards . . . saw action in loss at Penn State . . . three receptions for 14 yards at Penn State, along with 61 yards on two KO returns . . . saw action in win over 18th-ranked Illinois . . . had three receptions for 47 yards, including a 29-yard catch on a key third down conversion, vs. Illinois, along with one KO return for 14 yards . . . saw action in loss at Purdue, with one reception for 10 yards . . . saw action in double OT win over Michigan State as offense gained 230 rushing yards . . . had one pass reception for 23 yards and his first career touchdown, with the score coming in the first overtime to force a second extra period . . . also had one kickoff return for 11 yards vs. MSU . . . saw action in win over Northwestern as offense gained 299 passing yards and 369 yards total offense . . . two pass receptions for 29 yards at Northwestern and one kickoff return for 18 yards . . . saw action in win over Minnesota . . . one reception for 20 yards vs. Minnesota to set up Iowa's second touchdown of the game and also had one yard on two punt returns . . . saw action at wide receiver in loss to Western Michigan as offense gained 397 yards total offense . . . had two pass receptions for 23 yards vs. Western Michigan and four kickoff returns for 55 yards. 2006 - - Redshirted.

High school honors - - Earned honorable mention all-conference laurels as a junior . . . Career - - played defensive back, running back and quarterback during prep career . . . rushed for 688 yards and nine touchdowns, passed for 564 yards and six touchdowns, and had two catches for 72 yards as a senior . . . earned three letters in track and two in basketball . . . Missouri state champion in the 100 and 200-meter dash . . . posted the sixth fastest time in the nation in the 100-meter dash as a junior . . . placed second in the 200-meter dash at nationals . . . will also run track at Iowa.

Personal - - Born 6/22/87 . . . Interdepartmental major . . . parents are Susan and Paul Chaney . . . one of three players from St. Louis area on Iowa roster . . . high school coach was Gary Kornfeld.

Career Receiving Bests
Catches:	4 at Wisconsin, 9/22/07
Yards:	47 vs. Illinois, 10/13/07
TDs:	1 vs. Michigan State, 10/27/07
Long:	29 vs. Illinois, 10/13/07

Career Punt Return Bests Number: 3 vs. Arkansas State, 10/03/09 Yards: 24 vs. Arizona, 9/19/09 TDs: None Long: 24 vs. Arizona, 9/19/09

Career KO Return Bests Number: 4 vs. Western Michigan, 11/17/07 Yards: 92 (3 returns) vs. Missouri, 12/28/10 TDs: None Long: 38 vs. Missouri, 12/28/10

Career Statistics Receiving No. Yds. Avg. TD Lng Freshman 19 210 11.1 1 29 Sophomore 2 19 9.5 0 11 Junior 7 50 7.1 0 12 Senior 1 15 15 0 15 Career 29 294 10.1 1 29

KO Ret. No. Yds. Avg. TD Lng Freshman 13 234 18.0 0 33 Sophomore 0 0 0.0 0 --- Junior 8 161 20.1 0 27 Senior 4 118 26.0 0 38 Career 25 513 20.5 0 38

Punt Ret. No. Yds. Avg. TD Lng Freshman 3 13 4.3 0 12 Sophomore 0 0 0.0 0 --- Junior 8 41 5.1 0 24 Senior 6 31 2.2 0 12 Career 17 67 3.9 0 24

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