Welcome to the 2019 FCS Kickoff Jersey Countdown.
The regular season begins Saturday, Aug. 24 with Samford vs. Youngstown State in the Guardian Credit Union FCS Kickoff along with Villanova playing at Colgate.
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HERO Sports is going to count down each day by highlighting the best player in the FCS who wears the jersey number equal to the number of days until kickoff. You can find the running list of top players here.
*Note: Jersey numbers are from the 2018 season.
23: Jeremiah Chambers, LB (Sr.) — Abilene Christian
Chambers' growth from his sophomore year of starting to his junior year was impressive. He had a solid 50 total tackles in 2017. Then last year, Chambers developed into a top defensive player in the Southland Conference.
The 6-foot-1, 220-pounder is the type of three-down linebacker every defensive coordinator loves. Chambers finished third in the conference with his 113 total tackles. He added 14.5 tackles for loss and three quarterback hurries while earning All-Southland First Team honors.
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Chambers is a name to know in the 2019 season. He's already getting some preseason love on the STATS All-American Second Team and was also named on the preseason All-Conference First Team.
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