2015 (Sophomore): Starting safety in 11 of 13 games, entered starting lineup in third game… Named honorable mention All-Big 12 by league coaches… Totaled 70 tackles (fourth on team), 54 solo, one TFL, three PBUs and one fumble recovery in 13 games played… Made first career start and totaled career-high eight tackles (six solo, one for loss) in win over Rice in third game… Matched career-best eight stops (seven solo) and added fumble recovery in win vs. Texas Tech in fourth game… Had seven tackles (six solo) and breakup in win over West Virginia in sixth game… Made six tackles (five solo) and PBU vs. No. 12 Oklahoma in ninth game… Totaled five solo tackles vs. No. 15 TCU and Texas… Had six stops in win over No. 10 North Carolina in Russell Athletic Bowl.
2014 (True Freshman): Played in 11 of 13 games (missed two due to injury) as reserve safety and on special teams as true freshman for Big 12 champions, one of four true freshmen to play in 2014… Earned first collegiate letter…Totaled 10 tackles (four solo) on season… Played from scrimmage in first four contests, saw action exclusively on special teams in six of final seven games played (sat out wins over Oklahoma State and Texas Tech due to ankle sprain)… Made collegiate debut in season-opening win over SMU, recorded no stats… Had season-high three tackles (all assisted) in win over Northwestern State in second game… Made two stops in win at Buffalo in third game… Matched season-high of three tackles (two solo) in win at Iowa State in fourth game… Had special teams tackle in epic 61-58 comeback win over No. 9 TCU in sixth game and solo stop in win over Kansas in eighth game.
High School: All-state defensive back from Hendrickson High School in Pflugerville, Texas… Three-year starter and two-time all-district honoree at HHS under head coach Chip Killian… Named 2013 “Best Defensive Back” in Texas and first-team All-Texas by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football 2014 winter publication… Listed as state’s sixth-best cornerback prospect by DCTF winter magazine… Rated nation’s 73rd-best safety prospect by Scout… Rank among state’s overall prospects: 85th by Scout and 96th by Rivals… Rated 111th overall recruit by Scout’s Midlands 125… Earned 2013 first-team Class 5A All-State honors as senior after leading Hendrickson to perfect regular season and 10-1 final record and DII bi-district finals… Named 2013 District 16-5A Defensive MVP and to Austin American-Statesman’s All-Central Texas first team after compiling 112 tackles, eight interceptions, 16 breakups, two TDs, three fumble recoveries and two forced fumbles as senior… Selected first-team 2012 All-District 16-5A and first-team All-Central Texas (AAS) as junior for 8-3 HHS team that reached bi-district finals… Totaled 116 tackles, two interceptions, three PBUs, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries as junior… Started on 2011 Hendrickson squad that finished 9-3 and reached 4A DI area finals as sophomore.
Personal: Son of TJ Waz and Zainab Banks… Full name is Chance Jordan Waz… Born Nov. 8, 1995, in Killeen, Texas… Majoring in health, kinesiology and leisure studies.