Chad Andrus
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Chad Andrus

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Keller, Texas

High School:
Keller

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 242

Position:
TE

Birthdate:
01/23/1984

Experience:
3L


Returning starter at tight end... has already earned a Bachelor's degree in entrepreneurial management... is now pursuing a Master's degree... an outstanding student who received the 2005 TCU football team's G. Malcolm Louden Academic Achievement Award... was also named the 2005-06 male recipient of TCU's Dutch Meyer Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award, given to a graduating senior with a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.0 who has been an integral participant on their team and demonstrated service to the campus and community... all eight of his career starts came last season... one of just three true freshmen to see action in 2002... received a medical redshirt in 2004.

2005:
A team captain in the last seven games... named TCU's September Male Scholar-Athlete of the Month... totaled 10 catches on the season, surpassing his total of eight receptions for his first three campaigns combined... his 38-yard touchdown catch on a fourth-and-one late in the third quarter was the go-ahead score in a 49-28 win over New Mexico (Oct. 1)... opened the season with three catches for 22 yards in the victory at Oklahoma (Sept. 3)... also had three receptions for 21 yards against Army (Oct. 15)... posted two grabs for 19 yards versus SMU (Sept. 10).

2004:
Played in the first three games of the 2004 season before injuring his knee against Texas Tech... did not play again and received a medical redshirt...caught a pair of passes for 13 yards.

2003:
Reserve tight end who played in every game... caught five passes for 41 yards... scored his first career points on a two-point conversion against UAB... tied his career long pass reception with a 13-yard catch against Army... also saw action on special teams.

2002:
One of three true freshmen to see action for the Frogs... played tight end and on special teams... recovered a fumble at Northwestern... recorded his lone pass reception versus Tulane, a 13-yard catch.

High School:
Caught 23 passes for 268 yards and three touchdowns as a senior tight end at Keller High... had 19 catches for 323 yards and three touchdowns as a junior... lettered twice in football for coach Ken Mizell... earned All-District 5-5A honors and All-Northeast Tarrant County as both a junior and senior... named his team's offensive MVP as a junior and was selected team captain as a senior... regarded as one of the top five tight ends in the state of Texas... listed on the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's State 100... was the MVP tight end at the 7-on-7 state tournament... also lettered in power lifting... selected TCU over Wisconsin, Air Force and Baylor.

Personal:
Full name is Chad Christian Andrus... born January 23, 1984... parents names are Daniel and Debra Andrus... was a high school honor roll student and a member of FCA... nominated by his peers for Man of the Year honors... pursuing a business management degree at TCU.


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