New BYU Football Commit: Jackson McChesney (Class of 2017)

Jackson McChesney is BYU’s first commitment for the Class of 2017, his commitment being announced via twitter courtesy of Ben Criddle (ESPN 960 Sports):

McChesney is a 5’11” 190 pound running back/wide receiver/free safety that preps at Lone Peak High School (UT). As a freshman he averaged 12 yards per carry, rushing 18 times for 212 yards and four touchdowns. As a sophomore he had 35 carries for 250 yards and three touchdowns, and 26 receptions fmcchesney_jackson_por1or 284 touchdowns (10.9 ave) for four more touchdowns. He also stars on the track team, finishing 2nd in the 5A 100m with a 10.95 time. He has also recorded a 22.25 200m time (3rd in 5A), a 54.84 400m and can long jump 19’9” (5th in Region 4). His measurable are pretty impressive, recording a 4.46 forty, 4.24 shuttle, and 123.24 SPARQ (ranked #2 nationally for the Class of 2017) at the LA Nike SPARQ combine after his freshman year.

McChesney is rated 3-stars by Rivals and Scout, and is not yet ranked by or ESPN. BYU was McChesney’s first scholarship offer and he committed as a HS sophomore. shows that he has seen some interest from Alabama, Auburn, Notre Dame, Oregon, Oregon State, Stanford, Utah, Utah State, and Washington.

Hometown: Alpine, Utah High School: Lone Peak
Last Team: Lone Peak HT/WT: 5’11”, 190 lbs.
Position: Running Back, Wide Receiver 40 time: 4.46
Profiles: MaxPreps, HUDL SPARQ: 123.24
Twitter: @jackson21cheese Vertical: 36.3 inches
Offers: BYU

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Jackson McChesney is a verbal commit for the BYU Class of 2017.  For a comprehensive list of all of BYU’s c/o ’17 recruits and commitments click here. If you have any additional information or insight about this recruit, please include it in the comment section below.

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