High School: Was a four-year varsity player for coach Mark Cooley at Pleasant Valley High School ... played tight end, linebacker and punter and as a senior in 2013 ... helped his team earn a spot in the CIF Northern Section Division I playoffs ... was named to the All-CIF Northern Section team in 2013 ... selected to both the offensive and defensive first-teams in the Eastern Athletic league in his senior year.
Other Notes: Also played basketball for Pleasant Valley High School and was a member of the track and field team.
Coaches Comments: "We got a good look at Chad during our one-day skills summer camp and all of our coaches noticed right away he was special. He has great agility, great athleticism and toughness. We confirmed those attributes when we had a chance to watch his senior highlight tape."