Jackson McChesney: RB #21, Class of 2017

Jackson McChesney is a 6-foot-0 215-pound running back for Brigham Young University, recruited as part of the Class of 2017.

BYU summary: In three seasons at BYU (roster years 2019-2021), McChesney has played in eight games and has 50 rushing attempts for 394 yards and four touchdowns (BYUcougars.com).

  • 2022 (Sophomore).
  • 2021 (Freshman). Played in five games. Rushed 14 times for 64 yards and one touchdown.
  • 2020 (COVID Freshman). Played in one game before season ending injury. Rushed 11 times for 56 yards and a touchdown.
  • 2019 (Redshirt). Played in three games and rushed 25 times for 274 yards and two touchdowns. Had two receptions for -7 yards.
  • 2017-2018 (LDS Mission). Concepcion, Chile

High School. McChesney prepped at Lone Peak High School (Highland, Utah), where as a senior he had 100 carries for 713 yards and 10 touchdowns, 34 receptions for 509 yards and three touchdowns, and five kickoff returns for 214 yards (42.8 avg) and a touchdown (MaxPreps). He ran a 4.46 forty, 10.95 100-meter, and 22.25 200-meter (Athletic.net). As a senior McChesney was named to the 5A All-State first team.

Recruitment. McChesney was rated 3-stars by 247Sports (0.8538), who rated him the no. 7 overall prospect from Utah in the Class of 2017.  He saw recruiting interest from Alabama, Auburn, Notre Dame, Oregon, Oregon State, Stanford, Utah, Utah State, and Washington. McChesney committed to BYU on August 25, 2015 and enrolled June 30, 2017.

Social Media. Follow and support McChesney on Twitter at @jackson21cheese and on Instagram at @jacksonmcchesney, and on LinkedIn.

Resources: BYU Player Profile, 247 Recruiting Profile, MaxPreps Stats, BYU Insider Recruiting Profile

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