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Chris Tooley
Chris  Tooley


Orlando, Fla.

High School:
Oak Ridge

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 178



Public Safety


Football Earns 19 All-Conference USA Honorees, Including Seven First Teamers

FAU Has Most of Any C-USA Squad and Most in Program History


Football Wins Big Again on the Road for Sixth Straight, 48-23

Owls Face FIU Next Sunday with East Division Possibly Up For Grabs


Owls Dominate North Texas 69-31, Move to 3-0 in C-USA

FAU: 804 total yards of offense


Owls Shatter Records in 58-28 Rout of Old Dominion

FAU: Eight rushing touchdowns, Driskel with four


Wednesday - Post Practice and Photo Gallery plus Pads off with Raekwon Williams

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Junior (2018)

  • Named the spring defensive back MVP

Sophomore (2017)

  • Recorded one tackle and recorded the first interception of 2017
  • Had two tackle assists at Wisconsin
  • Was all over the field versus Bethune adding two solo tackle, a 14-yard fumble recovery/return for a score and an interception
  • Had three tackles versus MT, including one solo
  • Recorded two tackles, including one solo at ODU and added an INT and return of 14 yards
  • One of two players to record an interception versus North Texas and he added a pass breakup
  • Added three solo tackles at WKU
  • Had three solo tackles versus Marshall
  • Was third on the team with seven tackles at La Tech, including 0.5 TFL and a forced fumble and a quarterback hurry
  • Had three tackles, including two solo, and a pass breakup in the 2017 Shula Bowl victory over FIU
  • Recorded two solo tackles and a pass breakup at Charlotte
  • Added three tackles, including two solos, in the 2017 C-USA Championship victory over North Texas
  • Tallied three tackles and 0.5 TFL in the Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl win against Akron
  • Named Honorable Mention C-USA

True Freshman (2016)

  • Part of the season opening victory over SIU
  • Saw action in the UM and Kansas State game
  • Saw action versus Ball State
  • Worked with special teams versus FIU
  • Saw action versus Charlotte and at Marshall
  • Drew praise from the coaches following the WKU game and he recorded a tackle
  • Earned his first collegiate start and recorded three solo tackles and a pass breakup versus Rice
  • Added a solo tackle in the UTEP victory
  • Saw action on both defense and special teams versus ODU
  • Recorded five solo tackles at MT

High School

  • Played for Tyrone Sapp at Oak Ridge High School
  • Earned all-state honors
  • Recorded 10 interceptions as a senior
  • Played in the East/West All-Star Game and the Nike Regional Opening
  • Team finished 7-4 on the year with a post-season appearance
  • As a junior recorded six interceptions and helped the team to its first district title in 37 years
  • Squad finished with a 10-2 record and a perfect 6-0 mark in district play
  • Two-sport athlete (football and basketball)
  • Had interest or offers from at least a dozen universities


  • 8A Metro Champs


  • Public Safety major
  • Grandson of Virginia Redding
    Born January 14, 1997 in Orlando, Fla.
  • Lists Derrick Turner from the Pittsburgh Steelers as a family member

2016: WKU (1-0=1); Rice (3-0=3, 1 brup); UTEP (1-0=1); MT (5-0=5)
2017: Navy (1-0=1, 1 int, 1 brup); Wisconsin (0-2=2), Bethune (2-0=2, 1 FR and 14-yard score, 1 INT); MT (1-2=3); ODU (1-1=2, 1-14 INT); NT (1 INT, 1 BrUp); WKU (3-0=3); Marshall (3-0=3); La Tech (2-5=7, 0.5/1 TFL, 1 FF, 1 QBH); FIU (2-1=3, 1 BrUp); Charlotte (2-0=2, 1 BrUp); NT (2-1=3)

Career Highs
7 La Tech (11/11/17)
Brup: 1 4X
INT: 1 4X
FR: 1 Bethune with 14 yard return for score (9/16/17)
FF: 1 La Tech (11/11/17)

2016 Highs
Tackles: 5 MT (11/26/2016)
Brup: 1 Rice (11/5/2016)

2017 Highs
Tackles: 7 La Tech (11/11/17)
Brup: 1 4X
INT: 1 4X
FR: 1 Bethune with 14 yard return for score (9/16/17)
FF: 1 La Tech (11/11/17)

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