Fourth-year defensive end... saw action in all 13 games, making one start... logged 25 total tackles including 21 solos... credited with 7.0 tackles for loss including 5.0 sacks, second on the squad... forced a pair of fumbles... notched a sack in the season-opening win at Vanderbilt... had a six-yard sack against UAB... credited with 2.0 tackles for loss including a 10-yard sack and forced a fumble in the win over Missouri... forced a fumble at Kentucky... had a 10-yard sack against Georgia... had a five-yard tackle for loss at Florida... notched an 11-yard sack and two tackles for loss against Arkansas.
Third-year defensive end who played in all 13 games... got the starting nod in the Kentucky contest... credited with 13 tackles including nine solo stops... had 3.5 tackles for loss and a quarterback hurry... notched three tackles against both Navy and the Citadel.
Appeared in seven games as a reserve defensive end... had biggest moment of Carolina career when, on the last play of the first half vs. Troy, he intercepted a pass and returned it 56 yards for a touchdown to give Carolina a 56-7 lead... credited with five tackles on the season... made three stops in season-opener vs. Southern Miss including a 15-yard tackle for loss.
True freshman who saw action in four contests before suffering a left hamstring injury that kept him sidelined for the rest of the season... did not record any statistics... granted a medical redshirt... enrolled in January and went through spring drills. was a member of the Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll.
Spent the fall at Fork Union Military Academy... four-star prospect by both Rivals.com and Scout.com who was considered the 10th-best prep school prospect in the country... named to PrepStar's All-Atlantic Region squad.
Played on both sides of the ball at Jenkins High in Savannah, Ga., graduating in 2008... rushed 75 times for 830 yards and logged 85 tackles including six sacks as a junior... considered a four-star prospect... ranked as the No. 6 weakside defensive end in the nation by Rivals.com for the 2008 signing class and the 17th-best player in the state of Georgia... Scout.com ranked him as the 37th-best defensive end in the nation... originally signed with the Gamecocks in February of 2008.
Chaz E. Sutton is a hotel, restaurant and tourism management major.
05/07/2014 - 2014 NFL Draft: 126 FBS programs, 126 possible UDFAs: SOUTH CAROLINA: DE Chaz Sutton (6-3, 245, 4.71)...The "other" Gamecocks' defensive end, Sutton isn't as physically gifted as Clowney, but he produced the same number of sacks last season, adding a pair of forced fumbles. - Dane Brugler, NFLDraftScout.com