Terrell Chestnut


Height: 5-11
Weight: 188
Class: r-Sr.
Hometown: Pottstown, Pa.
HS/Last School: Pottsgrove HS


  • Has played in 28 career games and started 15
2014 (r-Jr.)
  • Started all 12 games in which he played
  • Had 35 tackles, including 25 solo stops, an interception, seven pass breakups, forced a fumble and returned a fumble recovery 35 yards for a touchdown
  • Saw action on 721 plays, including 611 on defense
  • Used on a season-high 91 defensive plays at Iowa State
  • Three solo tackles against Texas A&M in the Liberty Bowl, along with tying career-high two pass breakups
  • Finished with three solo tackles and had his first career interception at Iowa State
  • Registered three tackles against Kansas State
  • Had five tackles at Texas; including four unassisted tackles and a career-high two pass breakups
  • Finished with two solo tackles against TCU; also forced and returned fumble 35 yards for a touchdown
  • Missed the Oklahoma State game with injury
  • Finished with three tackles against Kansas
  • Tied his season high six tackles against Oklahoma
  • Career-high five unassisted tackles against Oklahoma
  • Season-high six tackles at Maryland
  • Season-high three unassisted tackles at Maryland
  • Finished with four tackles against Alabama
2013 (r-So.)
  • Played in 10 games
  • Added depth at cornerback and used on special teams
  • Finished with 10 tackles, including seven unassisted tackles and a forced fumble
  • Set a career high in unassisted tackles (2) vs. Texas
  • Set a career high in solo tackles (3) and total tackles (3) at TCU
  • Recorded two tackles vs. Texas Tech
  • First career forced fumble vs. Texas Tech
2012 (r-Fr.)
  • Saw action at boundary cornerback
  • Played in six games and started three
  • Assisted on a tackle against Syracuse in the Pinstripe Bowl before leaving the game with a knee injury
  • Tied season high with two tackles against Kansas, including a tackle for loss
  • Season-high two tackles and a pass breakup at Iowa State
  • Earned first career start against Oklahoma, finishing with a solo tackle and a pass breakup
  • Saw first career action against TCU
2011 (Fr.)
  • Redshirted
High School
  • Coached by former Mountaineer Rick Pennypacker at Pottsgrove High
  • As a four-year starter, helped lead Pottsgrove to a four-year record of 46-9, including a 10-3 mark in 2010
  • Four-time first team all-state
  • Played in the 2011 Big 33 Game between Ohio and Pennsylvania
  • Two time PAC-10 MVP of the Year
  • Two-time Pottstown Mercury Area Player of the Year
  • Two time All-Southeastern Pennsylvania
  • Four-time first team All-Pioneer Athletic Conference
  • 2010 Maxwell Football Club Mini Maxwell Award
  • 2010 PAC-10 Defensive Player of the Year
  • Birthday is December 10
  • Son of Charlotte Barnes
  • One of seven children
  • Majoring in sociology and anthropology
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll


Totals 3144172926232
2012Fr63361.04  2
2013So107310   1 
2014Jr12251030.0 11 
Totals 316


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