Jehu Chesson 86
Jehu  Chesson

Graduate Student

St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
Ladue Horton Watkins

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 203



5th Sr.


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Countdown to Kickoff - Day 9

Jehu Chesson discusses his style of play at the receiver position, the importance of team bonding, and explains his role in the Michigan locker room.




Receptions: 10- Indiana, 2015
Yards: 207- Indiana, 2015
Long: 64- Indiana, 2014
Touchdowns: 14- Indiana, 2015

At Michigan
• Will graduate from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business with a Masters in Management
• Earned his bachelor's degree in sociology during his undergraduate years in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts
• Four-year letterman
• Has appeared in 50 games, making 25 starts at wide receiver
• Hauled in 114 passes for 1,639 yards and 12 receiving touchdowns during his career
• Scored 16 career TDs (12 receiving, three rushing, and one kick return)
• Surpassed the career 1,000-yard receiving mark against Ohio State (Nov. 28, 2015)
• Entered 2015 with one career touchdown and posted 12 during the year (nine receiving, two rushing, and one kickoff return)
• Had a 96-yard kickoff return for a touchdown against Northwestern (Oct. 10, 2015)
• Became the second player in the last 20 years to record 200 yards and four receiving touchdowns in a game (Indiana, 2015)
• 2015 Bo Schembechler MVP
• 2015 All-Big Ten first team honors (coaches)
• 2016 All-Big Ten honorable mention (media)

Fifth-Year Senior (2016)
• Biletnikoff Award (candidate)
• Maxwell Award (Candidate)
• Nominee for AFCA Good Works Team
• All-Big Ten honorable mention (media)
• Allstate AFCA Good Works Team nominee
• Has played in all 13 games, starting seven contests at wide receiver
• Hauled in three passes for 43 yards against Hawaii (Sept. 3)
• Caught four passes for 84 yards vs. UCF (Sept. 10) and named Pro Football Focus College Big Ten Team of the week honoree
• Carried the ball three times for 25 yards vs. Colorado (Sept. 17), including a 17-yard touchdown run
• Made a season-best five catches for 52 yards and had an eight-yard run against Wisconsin (Oct. 1)
• Hauled in a diving 30-yard touchdown reception at Rutgers (Oct. 8), his first TD catch of the year
• Hauled in three passes for forty-four yards against Illinois (Oct. 22)
• Recorded three receptions for 29 yards against Michigan State (Oct. 29)
• Was named co-Offensive Player of the Game after he caught five passes for 112 yards and one touchdown against Maryland (Nov. 5) including a season-long 40-yard catch
• Brought in two passes against Iowa (Nov. 12), Indiana (Nov. 19) and Ohio State (Nov. 26)
• Made four catches for 31 yards vs. Florida State in the Orange Bowl (Dec. 30)

Senior (2015)
• Earned third varsity letter
• Appeared in 13 games, making 12 starts
• at Utah (Sept. 3): Caught three passes for 22 yards
• Oregon State (Sept. 12): Recorded one catch for 14 yards
• UNLV (Sept. 19): Had one catch for 12 yards
• BYU (Sept. 26): Made two catches for 17 yards
• at Maryland (Oct. 3): Caught a career-high four passes for 41 yards; Carried the ball once for a 66-yard touchdown
• Northwestern (Oct. 10): Ran the opening kick 96 yards for a touchdown; Added two catches for 26 yards
• Michigan State (Oct. 17): Hauled in four catches for 58 yards
• Rutgers (Nov. 7): Caught three passes for 36 yards and a touchdown
• at Indiana (Nov. 14): Had 10 receptions for 207 yards and four touchdowns; Set new career-highs in catches, yards, and touchdowns
• at Penn State (Nov. 21): Caught four passes for 69 yards; Carried the ball once for 20 yards
• Ohio State (Nov. 28): Made eight receptions for 111 yards and a touchdown
• Florida (Jan. 1): Tallied five catches for 118 yards and a touchdown, with a long of 45 yards

Junior (2014)
• Earned second varsity letter
• Appeared in 11 games, making four starts
• Recorded 14 receptions for 154 yards
• at Rutgers (Oct. 4): Caught two passes for 34 yards
• Minnesota (Sept. 27): Tallied 27 yards on two catches
• Utah (Sept. 20): Recorded two receptions for 18 yards
• Miami (OH) (Sept. 13): Registered two catches for 20 yards
• Notre Dame (Sept. 6): Caught three passes for 30 yards; Recorded two tackles on special teams
• Appalachian State (Aug. 30): Caught two passes for 22 yards

Sophomore (2013)
• Earned first varsity letter
• Appeared in 13 games at wide receiver, making two starts
• Also contributed on special teams
• Registered 15 catches for 221 yards and one touchdown
• Made nine tackles on special teams
• at Michigan State (Nov. 2): Tallied a career-best 82 yards receiving, including a career-long 58-yard reception
• Minnesota (Oct. 5): Recorded three catches for 33 yards
• Akron (Sept. 14): Made first career start; Scored a 33-yard touchdown on his first career catch
• Also recorded his first career carry

Freshman (2012)
• Did not see game action
• Redshirted

• attended Ladue Horton Watkins (2012) coached by Mike Tarpey

Key Statistics
• Hauled in 53 catches for 757 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior
• caught 53 passes for 605 yards and 11 total touchdowns as a junior

• Jehu Chesson was born on December 29, 1993


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