Draft Scout Snapshot:DS Rating on 9/1/09: #5 ILB, #92/750 Overall, Projected Rd: 3-4 2009 Senior Bowl Invite…2009 East-West Shrine Invite…2008: 1 GP; 1 GS; 5 Sol-12 TT; Started the only game he played during an injury-shortened season … Had 12 tackles in that brief appearance, the third double-digit tackle performance in his career … Suffered a broken leg on the next-to-last play of the season opener and a medical redshirt was requested to regain his final year of eligibility. 2007: 13 GP; 12 GS; 41 Sol-89 TT, 3.5 TFL, 4 PBU, 4 QBH; Earned second-team, All-Southeastern Conference by the league’s coaches … Led the Bulldogs with 89 total tackles … Made a spring-time move from outside linebacker inside to the middle and started during his junior season at that spot … Was sidelined most of State’s Week 8 game at West Virginia when he sustained a medial collateral ligament strain in Morgantown … Limited by an ankle sprain which curtailed his preparation for State’s Week 9 game at Kentucky, he did not make the opening call in Lexington and had just three tackles. 2006: 12 GP; 11 GS; 35 Sol-66 TT, 7.5 TFL, 2.5 SK, 1 QBH, 1 FR; Starting 11 times at weak side linebacker … Finished third on the club with 66 total tackles. 2005: 11 GP; 3 GS; 14 Sol-31 TT, 1 QBH; Played in all 11 games during his true freshman season, earning three starting calls at weakside linebacker to close the campaign.
Post-Draft Outlook: A closer look at the Eagles' draft picks: Round 7/220 -- Jamar Chaney, LB, Mississippi State: With both of the Eagles' top two Mike 'backers -- Stewart Bradley and Omar Gaither -- coming off major injuries, the Eagles drafted Chaney, who ran a 4.58 forty at the scouting combine. If he makes the team, it will be as a special-teamer. - by The Sports Xchange
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Draft Scout Jamar Chaney News
12/12/12 - LB Jamar Chaney will make his second straight start at strong-side linebacker Thursday night against the Bengals. Chaney replaced rookie Mychal Kendricks, who moved to the weak side.
12/10/12 - LB Jamar Chaney made his first start of the season at strong-side linebacker Sunday. Chaney was inserted into the starting lineup after rookie Mychal Kendricks was moved over to the weak side.
12/09/12 - LB Jamar Chaney made just his third start of the season Sunday, starting on the strong side. The usual strong-side linebacker, Mychal Kendricks, was moved to the weak side, replacing benched Akeem Jordan.
05/24/12 - LB Jamar Chaney, who had surgery on his neck in January, also is participating in OTAs.
01/18/12 - LB Jamar Chaney underwent surgery to repair a herniated disk in his neck. Chaney was injured in the season finale vs. Washington on January 1.