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Randy Chevrier


Positives...Stout, powerfully built athlete with a wide chest and thick arms...Generates sudden movement off the snap, gaining leverage advantage with his explosive leg drive...Has a good feel for the blockers in front of him and shows good instincts tracking the ball through traffic...Has great inside rush ability, using his arm swipes and hand punch to lock on and rock the blockers back on their heels...Flawless deep snapper with quickness (0.63 second average) and consistency (never had a botched snap in five years) on his attempts...Hard, drag-down tackler who plays at a low pad level...High-motor type who shows lots of fight and effort knifing through the line...Has a strong desire to punish the quarterback once he clears the line with his short burst.

Negatives...Struggles to handle combination blocks, losing balance when having to move laterally in order to contain the outside run...Not a consistent separation defender, needing to better utilize his functional strength in order to get through the pile...Lacks the lateral agility to consistently chase down the ball carriers...Does a nice job of leveraging blockers, but he lacks the change of direction skills and balance to consistently break down the play...Needs to add some more rush moves, as he generally will rely on his straight-ahead speed...Quickness sometimes does not translate to the football field.


One of the most decorated players in school history, winning 23 major awards during his career with the Redmen...Holds the school's all-time record with 20.5 stops behind the line of scrimmage...Versatile athlete who has started at defensive tackle, end, Rush end and nose guard...Added close to 65 pounds of muscle to his frame since arriving on campus in 1996...Has also seen action as a blocker on offense in short-yardage and goal-line situations...One of the premier deep snappers in the collegiate ranks...His superb athletic skills saw him receive an invitation to perform on Canada's national bobsleigh team in 1999...Played in 40 games, making 157 tackles (82 solos) with ten quarterback sacks.


First player in McGill University history to win the J.P. Metras Trophy, given to the most outstanding line man in the Canadian university ranks...Recipient of the Alouette Alumni Trophy, given to the most outstanding player in Quebec university football...Named the team's Most Valuable Line-man by the Touchdown Club and winner of the Friends of McGill Football Trophy, given to the squad's best defensive player...Student's Society Trophy winner, given to the Redmen's Most Valuable Player...Unanimous Ontario-Quebec Intercollegiate Football Conference first-team pick...Team co-captain earning Player of the Week honors four times...Started eight games at strongside defensive tackle...Also handled deep snapping duties...Finished with 48 tackles (32 solos), five quarterback sacks for minus 50 yards and seven stops for losses of 64 yards...Had a pair of forced fumbles, a pass deflection and a fumble recovery.

Preseason...Suffered serious stab wounds that left him with a punctured lung while serving as a bouncer at a local bar during the summer prior to fall camp. He and a fellow bouncer were escorting six people out of the club after a fight had broken out. In the ensuing melee, Chevrier felt what he thought was a sharp blow to his ribs. It was not a fist, but a knife blade passing through his rib cage, puncturing his right lung. Moments after his assailants fled, a panting Chevrier noticed he was "leaking blood" from his chest and was rushed to the Montreal General Hospital, where emergency-room doctors helped save his life. He spent some anxious moments in intensive care, but the most painful episode involved a plastic tube being inserted into his chest cavity to help drain blood. Doctors said he would need at least two months recovering before he could begin exercising again, but he was back playing football six weeks later.

Concordia...Caused a fumble and deflected a pass that was intercepted by Redmen defensive back Loris Lucchetta, who returned the ball 105 yards for the deciding touchdown in a 20-15 win.

Queen's...Posted 9 tackles with a sack, a stop behind the line of scrimmage and a forced fumble.

Bishop's (second meeting)...Collected a season-high 10 tackles with a sack and 3 stops for losses.

Waterloo...Sacked QB Jordie Holton on a third-down play and was in on 6 hits with a pair of stops behind the line of scrimmage.

Laval...Recovered a fumble and registered 2 sacks with a stop for a loss.

East-West Shrine Game...Recorded 4 tackles with 3 stops behind the line of scrimmage.


Canadian Intercollegiate Athletics Union All-Canadian second-team pick...Added All-OQIFC first-team honors...Recipient of the Fred Wigle Memorial Trophy, given to the team's most sportsmanlike player...Team co-captain...Saw action at defensive tackle and end, recording 28 tackles (13 solos) with a quarterback sack and five stops behind the line of scrimmage...Caused and recovered a fumble...Handled all deep snapping duties.

Windsor...Posted 5 tackles, including a 7-yard sack.

Laval...Added 6 hits and a pair of stops behind the line of scrimmage.

Concordia...Recovered a kick by Redmen punter Jeff Derman in the end zone for a touchdown.

Concordia (second meeting)...Delivered 5 tackles with a stop for a loss and a forced fumble.


Winner of the John Chomay Award, given to the McGill student who best combines academics with athletics...Played and started in every game at strongside defensive end...Finished with 30 tackles (14 solos), a sack and 3.5 stops behind the line of scrimmage.

Preseason...Limited in fall drills after suffering fractured ribs in a car accident which he was a passenger.


Played in every game, starting seven contests at "Rush" end...Recorded 27 tackles (12 solos) with a pair of sacks and two stops behind the line of scrimmage...Also recovered 1 fumble.


Only the third defensive lineman in OQIFC history to earn conference Rookie of the Year honors...Recipient of the Fred Dupre' Trophy, given to the team's top freshman...Played in every game, starting seven contests at "rush" end and nose guard...Recorded 24 tackles (11 solos) with a sack, three stops behind the line of scrimmage and a fumble recovery.


4.93 in the 40-yard dash...1.67 in the 10-yard dash...Bench presses 225 pounds 26 times...385-pound bench press...540-pound squat...340-pound power clean...28 3/4-inch vertical jump.


Played at Vanier College in 1995, earning team Most Improved Player honors...Recorded 34 tackles with eight sacks and an interception in eleven games that year...Did not play football in 1994...In his first year of organized football, he was chosen to the Midget AAA All-Star team in 1993.


Physical Education major, graduating in 1999...Presently taking post-graduate certification courses in Education...Born 6/06/76 in St-Leonard, Quebec, Canada.

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