2001: Played in every contest (10)...due to injury became the starting center as a true freshman...did an outstanding job adjusting...injured his ankle late in the season, which hampered his off-season conditioning and spring drills...was one of many to leave the state of Florida for the first time...missed spring drills due to his ankle injury.
Coaches Comments Upon Signing: Despite size, plays position well...two-year starter.
Head Coach Dave Dunn: “He’s very, very athletic. He’s a good pass blocker and has very good feet. He was a team captain, was great in the weight room and a great leader. Chris will be a positive in any college program.”
High School: Played for Dave Dunn at Columbus High School...team’s Defensive Player-of the-Year...earned first-team All-Dade County, second-team All-State...winner of the Copa Dorada Cup, given annually to the top Hispanic football player in Dade/Broward County.
Personal: Undecided in major...grand son of Zenaida Hernandez and Armano Fernandez...born April 2, 1983 in Miami, FL.