A walk-on running back who made the most of his opportunity for playing time in 2003 ... has held a reserve role last two seasons ... one of four UAB running backs with a career 100-yard game.
2005: Played in all 11 games and totaled 156 yards on the ground on 38 rushing attempts ... best game and most playing time came in second week of the season when he ran 15 times for 77 yards ... also an effective receiver with 10 receptions and a touchdown, also in victory over Troy.
2004: Saw action in five games but only had one rushing attempt for three yards.
2003: Pushed into action after injuries to teammates and responded with major contribution the latter two-thirds of the season ... ran for team-best 479 yards with 473 of those in the last eight games ... logged a team-high 136 rushes, including back-to-back contests with 29 rushes against Memphis and Cincinnati ... ran for 112 yards vs. Cincinnati ... had 99 yards in victory against Army ... had two rushing TDs last season ... had 40 yards on eight carries in season finale at Houston ... caught 11 passes to rank fifth on team.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Shades Valley H.S. ... was team's recipient of Most Valuable Offensive Player as a senior ... also was named to All-Metro team by The Birmingham News.
PERSONAL: Born Feb. 27, 1984 at Birmingham, Ala. ... son of Manuel and Bonita Chaney ... majoring in physical education.