2010: Played and started eight games as a junior transfer ... Missed three games (Langston, South Alabama and North Dakota) with a broken leg ... Versatile lineman who played center and both guard positions.
Junior College: Helped Fullerton JC to a 9-1 overall record and a 6-0 conference mark in his only season at Fullerton JC ... Was named conference Offensive Player of the Week three times for league champions.
High School: Played both guard and center for head coach Troy Thomas at Servite HS ... Helped the Friars to a pair of league championships ... Also threw the shot put and discus on the track and field team.
Personal: Joseph G. Chavez was born on Sept. 11, 1988, in Fullerton, California ... Son of Joe and Kim Chavez ... Has two brothers, Steven and Michael, and a sister, Amanda. ... His father wrestled for UCLA.