Honors: 2014 – Won the Donald Craig Sophomore Academic Award following spring practice … Named the team’s most improved offensive lineman for strength training at the end of spring drills … 2013 – Voted to the All-C-USA Freshman Team.
2013: Played in nine games and earned three starts … Played 323 total snaps, including a season-high 72 against WCU … Made his first career start at center against WCU … Started at UNC and suffered an ankle injury … Missed the Memphis game … Started at FAU and got hurt again … Missed the BYU, ECU, and North Texas games … Returned against Marshall and played 12 snaps.
2012: Took a redshirt year.
High School: Lettered in football and wrestling at Northside High School ... Named second team all-state by the Georgia Sportswriters Association and first team all-region in 2011 as a defensive tackle ... Also earned 2011 Defensive Lineman of the Year honors ... Four-year starter for Northside High School where he registerd a total of 120 tackles, 11 sacks and 21 TFLs ... Named one of the 50 players you should know in middle Georgia by the Macon Telegraph ... Played for Coach Kevin Kinsler.
Full Name: Joshua Dylan Chester ... Parents: Earl and JoAnn Chester ... Born: 8/24/93 ... Major: Marketing.