71  Chad Schofield
Chad Schofield
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Strongsville, Ohio

High School:
Strongsville

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 304

Position:
OL

Experience:
2L

R-JUNIOR Season (2009)
Started 12 games at center in 2009 despite battling nagging injuries late and before suffering a leg injury that sidelined him for the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl...a 2009 All-Conference USA honorable mention selection...solid all-around athlete and a key component up front that can also play guard...has 18 career starts.

R-SOPHOMORE Season (2008)
Started final five games at left guard...Played in nine contests during the season...a hard-working, blue-collar lineman that developed into a vital cog up front and helped pave the way for 1,000-yard rusher Darius Marshall.

R-FRESHMAN Season (2007)
Did not see varsity action.

REDSHIRT (2006)
Redshirted, did not play.

High School
Rated as the No. 38 prospect in the state of Ohio by Rivals.com...a three-year starter on the offensive line for one of Ohio's largest schools...an all-county selection for head coach Russ Jacques...also recruited by Pittsburgh, Miami (Ohio), Ohio State, and Illinois, among others.

Personal
Son of Joe and Ginny Schofield...has a younger brother, Clay...expected to major in education...moved to center in the spring of 2009 and excelled...expected to start at center in 2009.