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Chad Geary

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tipton, IA

High School:
Tipton HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 262

Position:
DE

Birthdate:
10/21/1986

2009 - - Not listed on two-deep following spring practice due to injury and did not see action during the 2009 season . . . listed on depth chart vs. for final three games vs. Ohio State, Minnesota and Georgia Tech, but did not see action.

2008 Honors - - Next Man In Award, defense . . . 2008 - - Listed as second team defensive end following spring practice . . . saw action in 46-3 opening win over Maine as defense allowed just 83 passing yards and 220 yards total offense . . . recorded one solo tackle and two assists vs. Maine . . . saw action in 42-0 win over Florida International, recording four assisted tackles as defense allowed just 56 rushing yards and 218 yards total offense . . . saw action in 17-5 win over Iowa State, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 73 rushing yards . . . saw action in 21-20 loss at Pittsburgh, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 22-17 loss to Northwestern, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action on special teams in 16-13 loss at Michigan State, but had no statistics . . . saw action at defensive end in 45-9 win at Indiana as defense allowed just 95 rushing yards and 286 yards total offense . . . recorded three tackles vs. the Hoosiers, including two solo stops and one assist . . . started at defensive end in 38-16 win over Wisconsin, recording one assisted tackle . . . started at defensive end in 27-24 loss at Illinois as defense allowed just 60 net rushing yards . . . recorded two solo tackles and one assist, along with one QB pressure, at Illinois . . . saw action in 24-23 win over third-ranked Penn State, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 289 yards total offense . . . saw action in 22-17 win over Purdue as defense allowed just 86 net rushing yards, but had to statistics . . . saw action in 55-0 win at Minnesota, but had no statistics as defense allowed just seven rushing yards and 134 yards total offense in posting second shutout of the season . . . saw action in 31-10 Outback Bowl win over South Carolina, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 43 net rushing yards.

2007 - - Listed as second team defensive end following spring practice . . . did not see action in opening win over Northern Illinois . . . saw action in win over Syracuse, recording one assisted tackcle as defense allowed just 24 rushing yards and 103 yards total offense . . . did not see action in loss at Iowa State . . . saw action in loss at Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action in loss to Indiana, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in loss at Penn State, recording two solo tackles and one assist . . . saw action in win over 18th-ranked Illinois, but had no statistics as defense held top rushing team in the conference to 137 net rushing yards and 287 yards total offense . . . saw action in loss at Purdue, recording career-best four tackles, including three solo stops and one tackle for loss . . . started at defensive end in double OT win over Michigan State for first career start . . . recorded two tackles vs. MSU, including a QB sack . . . did not see action in win at Northwestern due to injury . . . did not see action in win at Northwestern . . . did not see action in win over Minnesota due to injury . . . did not see action on loss to Western Michigan due to injury.

2006 - - Not listed on depth chart following spring practice . . . saw action in 41-7 season-opening win as defense held Montana to 10 net yards rushing and 144 yards total offense . . . recorded one solo tackle for a four-yard loss vs. Montana . . . did not see action in win at Syracuse . . . did not see action in win over Iowa State . . . did not see action in win at Illinois . . . did not see action in loss to top-ranked Ohio State . . . did not see action in win over Purdue . . . did not see action in loss at Indiana . . . did not see action in loss at Michigan . . . did not see action in win over Northern Illinois . . . saw action in loss to Northwestern, but had no statistics . . . saw action in loss to Wisconsin, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in loss at Minnesota, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in Alamo Bowl vs. Texas, but had no statistics.

2005 - - Redshirted after joining the team as a walk-on.

High school honors - - Earned first team all-state honors as a junior and senior . . . earned defensive MVP honors in his district as a season and competed in Iowa Shrine Bowl following prep career . . . second team all-state as a sophomore . . . first team all-conference for three seasons . . . team captain as a senior . . . Career - - recorded 94 tackles as a senior, including 39 solo stops . . . also had 13 tackles for loss, six pass break-ups, four forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, one interception and two blocked kicks . . . recorded 81 tackles as a junior . . . helped prep team post 24-6 record in three seasons, including a 18-3 mark in district action . . . earned three letters in football as offensive lineman and linebacker . . . also earned four letters in basketball, golf and baseball.

Personal - - Born 10/21/86 . . . Health and Sport Studies major . . . parents are Beth and Kenny Geary . . . high school coaches were Gary Stamp and Mike Wende.

Career Bests
Tackles:	4 at Purdue, 10/20/07
Solos:	3 at Purdue, 10/20/07
Assists:	1, five times, last vs. Mich. St., 10/27/07
PBU:	None
TFL:	1, three times, last vs. Mich. St., 10/27/07
Sacks:	1 vs. Michigan State, 10/27/07

Geary's Collegiate Stats

Defense Solo Ast. Total T/Loss Sacks Int-Yds. PBU FF RF
Freshman 3 0 3 1/4 0/0 0-0 0 0 0
Sophomore 6 5 11 2/10 1/8 0-0 0 0 0
Junior 5 10 15 0/0 0/0 0-0 1 0 0
Career 14 10 15 3/14 1/8 0-0 1 0 0
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