O'Neill Chambers Athlete Profile

#15 O'Neill Chambers

Position: Defensive Back Height: 6-2 Weight: 211 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2008-2011 Hometown: Harmony, FL Last School: Harmony High School


Born in Kissimmee, Florida ... parents are Lloyd and Linette Chambers ... recruited by Florida, South Carolina, Mississippi State, Georgia, Clemson, Purdue and Texas Tech.

Player Chat: October 23, 2008

Before BYU

Credited with 39 receptions for 965 yards ... totaled ten touchdowns as a senior, including four touchdown receptions, three touchdowns on special teams and three touchdowns coming on the defensive side of the ball ... named First Team All-Central Florida as a wide receiver ... played for former Cougar standout Tyler Anderson at Harmony HS.

   Kickoff returns in a season: 35 (2008)
   Longest kick return: 97 at UNLV (2009)
   Receptions: 5 vs. Florida State (2009)
   Receiving Yards: 70 vs. Colorado State (2009)
   Touchdowns: 1, two times
   Long Reception: 37 vs. Colorado State (2009)
   Long Kick Return: 97 vs. UNLV (2009)
   Long Punt Return: 43 vs. Utah (2009)

   Kickoff returns in a season: 35 (2008)
   Longest kick return: 97 at UNLV (2009) 

2008 | Freshman Year

Earned letterman honors as a freshman ... saw action in all 13 games for the Cougars, including his first career start in the game against Utah State ... BYU's primary kick returner, returning 35 kicks for 809 yards, averaging 23.1 yards per return ... his 35 kick returns in 2008 set a BYU and MWC record for most kickoff returns in a season ... returned 10 punts for 59 yards ... caught three receptions on the season for 42 yards, including a 20-yard touchdown reception against UNLV, marking his first career touchdown ... recovered an on-side kick late in the fourth quarter against Arizona in the Pioneer Las Vegas Bowl.

2009 | Sophomore Year

Earned letterman honors as a sophomore ... saw action in all 13 games, including nine starts ... was second on the team with 32 receptions for 376 yards ... caught a 10-yard touchdown pass against Air Force ... averaged 11.8 yards per catch and 28.9 yards per game ... returned 19 kicks for 486 yards, including a career-long 97 yards against UNLV ... UNLV return set a new MWC record ... averaged 25.6 yards per kick return, ranked second in the MWC and 34th nationally ... also served a primary punt returner, recording 22 return for 132 yards ... career-long 43 yard return came in win over Utah.

2010 | Junior Year

Played in five games, starting in four ... had five catches for 48 yards receiving ... also returned five punts for 45 total yards and 15 kickoffs for 316 yards