- United States
- Clermont, FL
- High School
- East Ridge
- Past Teams
- Ohio State
- 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Major: Accounting (2009), Biology (2008), Undecided (2006-07)
Weight: 188 (2008-09), 180 (2006-07)
2009 Media Guide: One of the most versatile and experienced components of the Buckeyes’ secondary … possesses excellent man-to-man coverage skills … good speed and athletic ability … anchored the Buckeyes’ Big Ten Champion 4×100 relay in outdoor track.
2008: Regular starter at corner … 30 tackles for the season … picked off USC quarterback Mark Sanchez in the endzone to end the first half … pair of tackles at Wisconsin … four solo stops and a pair of PBU in Purdue win … two solo tackles vs. Penn State, Northwestern and Michigan … led Buckeyes with 11 solo tackles in Fiesta Bowl.
2008 Media Guide: One of the most versatile components of the Buckeyes’ veteran secondary … possesses excellent man-to-man coverage skills … good speed and athletic ability.
2007: Saw considerable playing time as a nickel-back … was also part of three special teams units … freshman all-Big Ten (Sporting News) … 30 tackles, 9 PBU for season … nine-yard interception against Northwestern … five solo stops at Minnesota … 10 unassisted tackles in win at Purdue … defensive player of week: Purdue … Big Ten player of week: Purdue … first-year letterman.
2006 Media Guide: Possesses excellent man-to-man coverage skills … good speed and athletic ability … also a track standout in high school.
High School: Picked off seven passes and broke up six more as a senior … totaled 44 tackles and recovered four fumbles … first-team All-Central Florida and second-team All-Florida … qualified for the state track championships in the 100-meter dash (10.79) … collected 41 tackles, four interceptions, 11 pass break-ups, one sack and scored two touchdowns as a junior … four-year letterwinner and all-state in track.
Personal: Son of Charles and Eunice Chekwa … sister plays basketball at Mississippi State and brother ran track at Louisiana-Monroe … favorite TV show is Flavor of Love … favorite subject is Biology … favorite former Buckeye is Chris Gamble … favorite American from history is Jackie Robinson.
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