John Chiles

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John Chiles
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Chiles (7) with Colt McCoy before the Red River Shootout in 2007
No. 12 Saskatchewan Roughriders
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-10-09) October 9, 1988 (age 27)
Place of birth: Dallas, Texas
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school: Mansfield (TX) Summit
College: Texas
Undrafted: 2011
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Injured reserve
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

John Chiles (born October 9, 1988)[1] is a gridiron football wide receiver for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. He was signed by the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Texas.

He has also been a member of the St. Louis Rams, Jacksonville Sharks, Toronto Argonauts, and Chicago Bears.

Early years[edit]

Chiles attended Mansfield Summit High School in Arlington, Texas where he was coached in football by Kyle Geller. He was a prep All-American and two-time district 4-5A MVP who was also a four-time honor roll student. During his four years in high school, he was a starter for three years; at both quarterback and wide receiver. In his final two years in high school, he totaled 2,036 yards passing, 694 yards receiving, 1,248 yards rushing. He was invited to play in the 2007 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.[1]

Chiles was a highly touted recruit out of high school. ESPN and Dave Campbell's Texas Football listed him on their top recruits list.[1] Athlon Sports listed him at wide receiver position and ranked him the 31st best recruit in 2007.[2]

Besides playing football, Chiles also lettered three years in basketball and two years in track and field.[1]

College career[edit]

Chiles moved from QB to WR for the Longhorns 2009 Spring Game. He played 3 years for the University of Texas.

Professional career[edit]

New Orleans Saints[edit]

He was signed by the New Orleans Saints, after the lockout, in August 2011. He was waived on August 30.

Jacksonville Sharks[edit]

Chiles signed with the Jacksonville Sharks on October 5, 2011. He was placed on refused to report on February 22, 2012.[3]

St. Louis Rams[edit]

Chiles was signed to the St. Louis Rams practice squad on November 30, 2011.

Toronto Argonauts[edit]

On May 10, 2013, Chiles signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.[4]

Chicago Bears[edit]

On January 27, 2015, Chiles was signed by the Chicago Bears to a reserve/future contract.[5] He was waived/injured on August 30, 2015.

Saskatchewan Roughriders[edit]

On February 9, 2016, Chiles signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "John Chiles Bio". MackBrown-TexasFootball.com (University of Texas & Host Interactive). Retrieved 2008-03-09. 
  2. ^ Miller, Charlie, ed. (2007). 2007 Preview – Big12 edition. Athlon Sports. p. 72. 
  3. ^ "Historical Team Transactions". arenafan.com. Retrieved July 24, 2015. 
  4. ^ Signed with Argonauts
  5. ^ "Bears Sign WR John Chiles To Reserve/Future Contract". WBBM-TV. January 27, 2015. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  6. ^ 2016 Free Agency

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