17 - Kam Chancellor Position: Rover
Class: Sophomore
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 220 lbs.
High School: Maury
Hometown: Norfolk, Va.
photo A talented young performer with a huge upside and the capability to help the Hokies at a number of positions ... Turned heads with his abilities during preseason practice last fall ... Ended up starting on three special team units and also saw action at cornerback ... Combines size, speed and athleticism with a good awareness of the game ... Took advantage of the strength and conditioning program during the winter ... Moved from corner to rover during the winter ... Finished the spring with a with a slight lead in the battle for the starting job ... Rates as a good tackler, who also has a good grasp of coverages ... Showed a knack for blocking kicks during practices last fall and went on to see action on a team-high 163 special team plays during the regular season ... Is in line to see a lot of action for the Hokies again in 2007.

2006: Worked at quarterback before moving to cornerback prior to the season opener ... Saw 33 plays at field corner during the Northeastern game ... Had a pair of tackles and broke up a pass ... Also played 13 plays on special teams ... Intercepted a pass at UNC ... Also broke up a pass and added a tackle ... Turned in 16 defensive plays and 13 special teams plays in the Duke game ... Recorded a pair of tackles ... Picked up 15 plays on special teams ... Was in on 18 special teams plays against Georgia Tech ... Saw brief duty at corner back against Southern Miss ... Picked up four plays at corner and 12 on special teams in Clemson win, contributing a tackle in each capacity ... Saw action on defense and special teams against Kent State and Wake Forest ... Played 13 special teams downs in the Virginia game ... Was forced into action at cornerback in the bowl game against Georgia after starter Brandon Flowers went down with an injury ... Had a solo tackle in the game ... Played in all 13 games, posting nine tackles, two pass breakups and an interception ... Earned Super Iron Hokie honors in the weight room ... Led the defensive backs with a 355-pound bench press.

High School: Passed for over 2,000 yards and rushed for 500 his senior season for Coach Dealbert Cotton at Maury ... Team finished 10-2 after losing in the Group AAA Division 5 playoffs ... During one of the playoff games, he rushed for 89 yards and two touchdowns and threw for 224 yards and two more TDs ... Also played safety for Maury ... Was team MVP ... Named the first-team all-Eastern District quarterback ... Earned second-team all-Tidewater accolades from The Virginian Pilot ... Missed half of his junior season with a thumb injury ... Returned to throw for 1,000 yards ... Passed for 369 yards in a game against Granby ... Rated as the No. 27 pro-style quarterback in the nation by rivals.com ... Listed as the No. 20 player in his state by rivals.com in its final state rankings ... Rated the No. 21 player in Virginia by SuperPrep ... Ranked the No. 21 player in the state by The Roanoke Times in its postseason list ... Played on the basketball team.

Personal: Kameron Darnel Chancellor ... Born 4/3/88 in Norfolk, VA ... Son of Karen Lambert ... Enrolled in university studies.

Tackles G UT AT Tot. Loss Sacks
2006 13 3 6 9 0-0 0-0
2007 14 42 37 79 1-6 0.5-6
2008 12 23 41 64 3-4 0-0
Career 39 68 84 152 4-10 0.5-6

Interceptions G No. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2006 13 1 4 4.0 0 3
2007 14 1 23 23.0 0 23
2008 12 2 -3 -1.5 0 0
Career 39 4 24 6.0 0 23