No. 44 Toronto Argonauts
|Date of birth:September 15, 1986|
|Place of birth: Simi Valley, California|
|High school: Grace Brethren High School|
|College: New Hampshire|
|Undrafted in 2010|
|Debuted in 2011 for the Toronto Argonauts|
|CFL status: Active|
Career highlights and awards
|Stats at CFL.ca|
Charles "Chad" Kackert (born September 15, 1986 in Simi Valley, California) is an American and Canadian football running back currently playing for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.
Kackert played for Grace Brethren High School in Simi Valley, California and at the University of New Hampshire.
Kackert signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League on February 14, 2011. Partway through the 2012 CFL season the Argonauts released Cory Boyd, making Kackert the starting tailback. He would finish the season with 638 yards, 5 touchdowns and a rushing average of 6.3 yards per carry. On November 25, 2012, Kackert was named the Most Valuable Player of the 100th Grey Cup, where he helped the Argonauts defeat the Calgary Stampeders 35–22. Despite rumours that he might try and sign with a NFL team, Kackert resigned with the Argonauts at the start of free agency.
- "Jaguars 2010 draft class". Jacksonville Jaguars. Retrieved 27 July 2011.
- http://www.cfl.ca/article/fa13-grey-cup-mvp-kackert-re-signs-intoronto Kackert resigns with the Argonauts
- Chad Kackert at Toronto Argonauts official site
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