John Chavis

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Birthday
16, 1956
Birthplace
South Carolina
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
16, 1956 (age 63)
Birthplace
South Carolina

About

Football coach nicknamed "The Chief" best known as a defensive coordinator and linebackers coach with teams like the Tennessee Volunteers and LSU Tigers. He won the Broyles Award as the best assistant coach in the nation in 2011.

Before Fame

He was born in Dillon and was a guard on the University of Tennessee football team.

Trivia

He is often credited with ushering the zone blitz style of defense into college football in the 90's.

Family Life

He has sons named John and Jason.

Associated With

He won a national championship with the Tennessee Volunteers under head coach Phillip Fulmer in 1998.