Billy Chavis
Billy Chavis


Beaumont, Texas

High School:
West Brook HS

Last College:
Texas A&M

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 245



2010: Finished his junior campaign with 12 catches for 78 yards and a touchdown ... Had three catches for season-high 27 yards at Stephen F. Austin (9/25) ... Scored his lone touchdown on an eight-yard pass in Lamar's 21-14 victory over Webber International (9/11) ... Also registered three catches in Lamar wins over Southeastern Louisiana (9/18) and Langston (10/9) ... Blocked a punt against Webber International.

At Texas A&M:
Earned two letters as a linebacker and defensive lineman while playing for coaches Dennis Franchione and Mike Sherman in 2007 and 2008, respectively ... Played in eight games as a freshman and three games as a sophomore ... Logged three solo tackles and forced a fumble against Miami in 2007 ... Also had a tackle against Penn State in the Alamo Bowl.

High School:
Earned Class 5A Honorable Mention All-State recognition for Beaumont West Brook while playing for coach Craig Stump in 2006 ... Compiled 98 tackles, including five sacks during senior season ... Also forced four fumbles and recovered two while earning first-team All-District 21-5A recognition ... Played running back as a junior and won all-district honors after rushing for 995 yards and nine touchdowns ... Also had 26 receptions for 262 yards and an additional three TDs ... Played quarterback as a sophomore, passing for 900 yards and rushing for 700 and scoring 15 touchdowns ... Two-time selection to both The Beaumont Enterprise Super Gold Team and The Port Arthur News Super Team ...Was rated No. 46 in the state by Rivals.com as a senior and No. 30 by Scout.com.

Personal: Billy Ray Chavis was born on Oct. 9, 1988 ... Son of Latania Bill and Billy Crowley ... Majoring in general studies.


Cardinals host rival McNeese State to close season

Lamar will honor its 19 seniors beore the game


Central Arkansas hands Lamar 38-24 homecoming loss

Cardinals will play at Sam Houston State on Saturday

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