Raiders Take WR Chaz Schilens in 7th Round
Sunday, April 27 2008 @ 04:59 PM CDT
Contributed by: AllyOop
Contributed by: AllyOop
College: San Diego State
POSITIVES: Schilens excites people because of his exceptional size and speed. Due to his pure athleticism, he will have a chance to make the roster.
CONCERNS: He still needs some polish as a receiver.
2007: Played in eight games...caught 35 passes for 679 yards and three touchdowns.
2006: Started all 12 games at wideout ... Second on the team in receptions (34) and receiving yards (483) ... First in yards per catch (14.2) ... Caught six passes for 67 yards with a long of 20 yards versus UTEP ... Two catches, including one for 25 yards, at Wisconsin ... One reception for 26 yards (season-long) against Utah ... Limited to just one catch for five yards at San Jose State ... Matched a then career long with a 40-yard reception at BYU, ending the afternoon with four grabs for 77 yards ... First touchdown of the year on a career-long 49-yard reception against Air Force ... Five receptions for 69 yards in the loss to Cal Poly ... Caught a career-long 60-yard pass for a touchdown at Wyoming ... Three catches versus UNLV ... Failed to log a catch for the first time in the last 16 games at TCU ... Rebounded with a season-high seven receptions for 56 yards at New Mexico.
2005: The team's starting flanker, who also saw action on special teams, recording six tackles ... Played in all 12 games, starting seven times ... First career 100-yard receiving game at Hawai'i, logging eight catches for 119 yards and a touchdown ... Career-long of 41 yards in the third quarter against the Warriors ... Six catches for 85 yards, including his first career TD (20 yards), at Colorado State... Also made a then career-long 22-yard catch against the Rams. .. Three catches against TCU, Ohio State and Air Force ... Four catches for 42 yards at Utah ... Logged his first career reception in the third quarter of the UCLA game ... Ended up with a pair of catches for 25 yards versus the Bruins.
2004: Did not catch a pass as a freshman, but saw spot duty in three games.
HIGH SCHOOL: An all-region pick in Arizona as a free safety and receiver ... Caught 35 passes for 648 yards ... Recorded 53 tackles with six interceptions on the defensive side ... Credited with four pass break-ups and caused three fumbles ... Also earned four varsity letters in baseball and was an all-region selection as an outfielder ... An invitee to the Arizona state all-star football game ... Was drafted in the 34th round of the Major League Baseball draft by the Detroit Tigers out of high school.
PERSONAL: Born Nov. 7, 1985, in Lancaster, Calif. ... Son of Tim and Kim Schilens ... An anthropology major.
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