Chris Lewis
Chris  Lewis

Fresno, Calif.

High School:
Clovis West

Fresno State: A phenomenal athlete ... one of the most improved players on the squad ... expected to become a big-time player in his senior season ... mostly played tackle last season but will move back to his natural position of end for his senior year... an explosive player who is expected to provide pass pressure from the edge ... returned to the program in January after a year-long suspension and participated in spring ball. (2009): Started 12 games at defensive tackle and the New Mexico Bowl at end ... had his best season as a Bulldog ... finished the year with 20 tackles, 4.5 for losses ... had season highs of three tackles against San Jose State, Illinois and Wyoming in the New Mexico Bowl ... had three tackles, two for losses and an interception, which he returned for 27 yards, in the New Mexico Bowl. (2008): Despite an injury filled season, he saw action at defensive end and continued to develop ... expected to see more action in the future ... had five tackles and recovered one fumble in five games. (2007): Suspended and not allowed to participate in team activities. (2006): Originally signed with Miami (Fla.) but enrolled at Fresno State in the fall and redshirted.

High School: One of the most sought after recruits from the Valley after earning all-everything honors at Clovis West High School and was the nation's ninth-rated defensive by one recruiting service ... imposing athlete who has speed and athleticism and is only going to get better ... physical player who was the nation's No. 2-ranked heavyweight wrestler in high school ... had outstanding leverage and hand skills ... had nine sacks as both a junior and senior ... played defensive line, linebacker and tailback ... father played middle linebacker at Fresno State and mother was a track & field athlete at USC.. signed with Miami (Fla.) and was recruited by Oregon, Arizona State, Arizona, California and Fresno State ... coached by Jim Hartigan.

Personal: Born March 8, 1988 in Fresno, Calif. ... parents are Karen and James Lewis ... has one brother, Donavon and one sister, April Horne ... enjoys eating, music, dogs, and motorcycles ... lists his favorite athlete as his brother Donavon Lewis because of his determination ... admires his parents.

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