Part of a deep and talented pool of MSU inside linebackers, Chaney will look to contribute early and often for his junior season ... Had 7 tackles, a 28-yard fumble return and a tackle for loss in the Maroon and White Game (4/20/13).
2012: Started 3 of the first 5 games during his first season at MSU and saw action in 8 games in all ... Brought down 13 ball carriers on the season ... Notched 4 total stops in home opener against Murray State (9/15/12) with a pair of solos ... Had 3 tackles in homecoming win over Western Illinois (10/27/12) with his first tackle for loss ... Also had 3 stops at No. 23 Louisville (9/8/12).
Independence (Kan.) CC: Compiled 69 tackles and a pair of sacks as a freshman at Independence (Kan.) Community College ... Held starting linebacker role in 2011 and also playing special teams ... Redshirted as a true freshman in 2010.
High School: Was a three-year starter for coaches Jim Scible (2008) and Greg Stanton (2006-07) at Terry Parker High in Jacksonville, Fla. ... Led Braves to a 7-3 record as a standout linebacker his senior season ... Participated in the Florida Shrine Game after his senior season ... Played offensive line as a sophomore.
Personal: Seginald Rashad Chaney was born 10/17/90 in Selma, Ala. ... Son of Robert and Annette Chaney of Jacksonville, Fla. ... Has three brothers -- Mark, Bobby and Kendrick -- and a sister, Lashonda ... Majoring in Sociology.