Chastin West
Chastin  West

Moorpark, Calif.

High School:

Fresno State: Team leader during his career at Fresno State ... an explosive and versatile player who has two returns for touchdowns in his career ... emerged in 2006 as one of the top receiving threats in the WAC ... a big, fast receiver who has overcome injuries... a good student ... after suffering an injury that cost him the 2007 season, he worked hard to rehabilitate and saw some action in spring drills ... has great leadership ability and leads a talented group of receivers ... will be a special teams regular. (2008) Showed signs of his All-WAC ability late in the season ... started 11 of 12 games ... got off to a slow start with just two receptions for nine yards in the first three games of the season, but had a break-through game vs. UCLA with five receptions for 69 yards and his only touchdown of the year ... was sixth on the team with 18 receptions for 214 yards ... had a 49-yard punt return for a touchdown against San Jose State and averaged 16.2 yards on nine returns. (2007) Suffered an injury in fall camp and missed the season. (2006) Had a breakout season for the Bulldogs, leading the team in receptions and receiving yards ... was a strong candidate for Freshman All-America honors ... had 33 receptions for 365 yards and three touchdowns ... averaged 11.1 yards per reception ... showed his big-play capability with a 93-yard kickoff return for a touchdown against Boise State ... averaged 22.0 yards per kickoff return ... best game of the season came at Utah State with five receptions for 91 yards and a touchdown. (2005) Redshirted.

High School: Led Moorpark in receiving yards ... as a senior, tallied 27 receptions for 497 yards and six touchdowns ... averaged 11.5 yards per carry on five rushes including a 23-yard touchdown ... a big-play receiver who averaged 18.4 yards per reception ... best game of the season was against Ventura when he had eight receptions for 192 yards and two touchdowns ... returned 10 kickoffs for 215 yards ... played in a running offense and missed a couple of games due to an injury ... had two interceptions as a defensive back ... a three-year starter who had 80 receptions in his career, second all-time at Moorpark ... an All-Ventura County selection and was a two-time All-Mira Monte League first-team selection ... selected to the Los Angeles Times all-star team as a junior ... selected the team captain and MVP of team ... two-way starter at wide receiver and cornerback and also was a return specialist ... first player in Moorpark history to get a Division I-A scholarship offer ... coached by Tim Lins.

Personal: Born May 1, 1987 ... parents are Cathy and Bruce West ... has one brother, Cheldon, and two sisters, Ashley and Jessica Bridges ... cousin Demetrius Boyd played basketball at Alabama and cousin Jamilah Johns played basketball at LSU ... lists Reggie Wayne as his favorite athlete ... also recruited by Arizona, Arizona State, Colorado, Nevada, Washington and Washington State.

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