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Recruit Spotlight: Cody Chavis, Acadiana High School, Class of 2014

Interview with Cody Chavis

By Reid Althage

Acadiana Football

Cody Chavis-Property of LAFM


LAFM: Name, position, school?

My name is Cody Chavis, I was a DT for Acadiana High School.

 

LAFM: Current height and weight?

6-2,  285 lbs

 

LAFM: Current ACT score and GPA?

21 ACT and 2.8 GPA

 

LAFM: Max bench, and max squat,?

My max squat is 495 and max bench is 365.

 

LAFM: How does it feel to be a state champion? How was it playing in the Dome?

It feels great. It was something the team and I have been wanting to do for 4 years, and it was nice to finally do it. The dome was a great experience. It was loud and a very fun atmosphere.

 

LAFM: What has been your best game this season?

My best game was against Barbe in the playoffs. Earlier in the season we barely beat them. To be able to beat them again when it really matters was special. I had 2 sacks and 7 tackles in the game

 

LAFM: Who is your favorite football player of all time?

Jadeveon Clowney- I can relate to him. He plays defense and is quick off the line. I have a similar, aggressive attitude.

LAFM: How old were you when you started playing and where?

I was 11 when I started playing for the SWA Rams in Acadiana.

 

LAFM: Do you have any family members or friends that have had a big influence on you as you play football?

I would say my mom. She has always told me to pursue my dreams and be all I can be in football and in life.

 

LAFM: If football does not work out for you, what do you see yourself doing? Have you thought of a major in college? Why?

I throw the Shot Put and the Discuss. If football does not work out, I would like to do track.


LAFM: Are you looking for a place you can go play track and football? Are there any schools that are recruiting you? Do you have any schools in mind?

Yes, I would like to do both sports. Our coaches handle much of the recruiting for us. I would have to say no one is recruiting me heavily as of now. I like the athletic program at ULL. They have a good track team as well as football team. They are a school I would be interested in going to.


LAFM: What positions are you being recruited for? What is your favorite positions and why?

I enjoy playing DL, but I would also like to be a LB. I would like to try something new and different.


LAFM: What do you bring to whichever school you choose to go play for?

I felt that I did a good job of setting an example for our younger and upcoming players here at Acadiana. I was good at setting a high level of play, intensity, and work ethic for our team. Any team that I am a part of will get the same thing.

 

LAFM: Looking back at this past year, what made this years Acadiana team special?

The Leadership our team had throughout the year was special. All of our seniors and leaders on our team did a great job keeping the team together all year long. We had the same goal and mindset from the very beginning.

About Reid Althage

Reid is from Harvey, LA and went to Brother Martin High School. He played men's NAIA soccer at LSU Shreveport for his first 2 years college. His junior year, Reid transferred to Baton Rouge and graduated from LSU with a Sports Administration Degree. He started with LAFM as an Intern in April 2013 and was hired in October. Reid loves anything to do with sports (Saints, Pelicans, and Liverpool FC Fan), the outdoors, and family/friends.