Reynolds with the St. Louis Rams
|No. -- Free agent|
|Position:||Running back / Special teamer|
|Date of birth:||October 22, 1987|
|Place of birth:||Drummond, Montana|
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||205 lb (93 kg)|
|High school:||Drummond (MT)|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2016|
Chase Reynolds (born October 22, 1987) is an American football running back and special teamer who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Montana.
Reynolds was one of the most prolific running backs in the state of Montana for his years spent at Drummond High School. During his four years at Drummond, he set a Montana prep record with 5,261 career rushing yards, and scoring 114 touchdowns in his 44-game career. He also averaged 10.1 yards per carry throughout his high school career. He was a four-time All-State selection, three-time MVP of the team, and a four-year letterer. His football team won three straight Class “C” championships, going a perfect 35-0 under Jim Oberweiser.
Aside from his football stardom, Reynolds also was a four-year letterer in basketball, and track. He was also an all-conference pick in basketball, and a three-time pick in track.
Reynolds was moved back to the running back position in 2008, earning the starting job for the season. The move proved to be a success, as he rushed for a school single-season record of 22 touchdowns and carried the ball 281 times, racking up 1,583 yards, which ranked him third in the University of Montana's single-season history. He was a second team All-Big Sky selection and named honorable mention All-American by the Sports Network.
In the 2009 season, Reynolds rushed for 1,501 yards, and again scored 22 rushing touchdowns, tying his record from last season. He was a finalist for the Walter Payton Award (FCS offensive MVP), finishing 12th out of the 23 players on the ballot. He was named a second team All-American by the Associated Press and The Sports Network, as well as named to the College Sporting News’ “Fab 50.” He was a first team All-Big Sky selection.
Reynolds led the Big Sky his senior season with seven 100-yard rushing games, including a career-high 241 yards (the second most in single-game history) against Weber State. He set a school record with 321 rushing attempts. His 144 points last season broke the record of 138 that he had set the previous season. He also set a Grizzly record by scoring 24 total touchdowns, surpassing the mark of 23 he had set the year before. He was again a first team All-Big Sky selection.
|Ht||Wt||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP||Wonderlic|
|5 ft 11 in||201 lb||4.58 s||1.66 s||2.73 s||4.25 s||6.76 s||36 in||9 ft 6 in||8 reps||x|
|Values from Montana Pro Day |
After going undrafted in the 2011 NFL Draft, Reynolds was signed to a three-year contract by the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent on August 2, 2011. In his first professional appearance during the 2011 NFL Preseason on August 11, 2011, Reynolds rushed for 8 yards on 6 carries against the San Diego Chargers. He was waived on August 14, 2011.
St. Louis / Los Angeles Rams
On August 17, 2011, Reynolds signed a contract with the NFL's St. Louis Rams. On September 1, 2011, in the final preseason game for St. Louis, Reynolds caught a 17-yard pass, rushed 8 times for 16 yards, also scoring his first NFL rushing touchdown. Reynolds was waived for final cuts on September 3, 2011. Reynolds was re-signed to the team's practice squad on September 4, 2011. On October 9, 2011, Reynolds was, again, released from the practice squad. Then signed to Rams full-time team. Reynolds played on the practice squad in 2012. In 2013, Reynolds made the Rams active roster and was a standout special teams player. During the 2014 season, Chase led special teams in tackles with 16. He was tied for fifth in the NFL.
Reynolds is married to Kila Reynolds, winner of Mrs. Montana 2011. They welcomed their first child, a son named Talen, during Chase's senior year in high school. During Chase's red shirt senior year, the couple had a daughter, Peyton. At the end of the 2014 season they had their second daughter, Tenley. Chase Reynolds founded The Promise∞Line®, which is a motivational brand. He launched it during training camp in 2014. A “Promise” is a “Goal”. Making a promise to yourself every day to pursue your goals without letting anyone or anything stand in your way.
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