School: Currently College of the Canyons (JC) formerly Northern Durham HS
Catches in '00: 28
Inside Carolina – Chris, are you on track to graduate in December?
Chris Chestnut – Yes Sir, I am
Inside Carolina – How much eligibility will you have left?
Chris Chestnut– Two years plus one RS year.
Inside Carolina – Which Div-1 teams are recruiting you?
Chris Chestnut – UNC, South Carolina, Col, Col ST, TX A&M and others
Inside Carolina – Do you have a favorite?
Chris Chestnut – North Carolina
Inside Carolina – How is recruiting in JC different from HS?
Chris Chestnut – I think mainly there is more exposure of players in JC than there is in HS
Inside Carolina – Are Div-1 college coaches restricted by how many times and what time of year they can visit?
Chris Chestnut - Yes, like right now we're in a dead period
Inside Carolina – How do you like California?
Chris Chestnut – I like it
Inside Carolina – Would you like to be back in NC?
Chris Chestnut – Oh yes.
Inside Carolina – Who is recruiting you from UNC?
Chris Chestnut – Coach Browning
Inside Carolina – Which school is recruiting you the hardest?
Chris Chestnut – I'd say South Carolina
Inside Carolina – What are the most important things you are looking for in a Div-1 college?
Chris Chestnut – Academics and a good football program.
Inside Carolina – Do you think you have changed as a person since attending College of the Canyons?
Chris Chestnut – Yes, I think I've grown in my work ethic towards my schoolwork.
Inside Carolina – What do you like about UNC?
Chris Chestnut – It's right down the road from home, I know a lot of people that go there, and I love the atmosphere.
Inside Carolina – You remind me of Kory Bailey. Has anyone told you that before?
Chris Chestnut- Yes. That is one thing I like about Carolina. There are some guys that used to go to Northern HS just like I did.
Inside Carolina – Is there anything you do not like?
Chris Chestnut – No, I like everything about UNC.
Inside Carolina – Have you had a chance to meet any of the new staff?
Chris Chestnut – No. I've known Coach Browning for some time though.
Inside Carolina – Chris, what makes you a good player?
Chris Chestnut – I pay attention to the coaches and I work very hard to do what they are trying to teach me.
Inside Carolina – Did you notice a difference between HS school football and JC football?
Chris Chestnut – Yes, I noticed that the speed of the game is faster and the overall talent level is much better.
Inside Carolina – Does your family have a preference where they would like you to attend?
Chris Chestnut – Not really. I think they would like me on the East Coast.
Inside Carolina – What advice would you give HS football players?
Chris Chestnut – Work harder in school. Do your best on the field. Help your team to be better.