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Tyrell Chavis to Virginia: Richmond, VA OG Signs with Cavaliers | National Signing Day 2012

Tyrell Chavis | Offensive Guard | Varina HS (Richmond, Va.)

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Photo: Rivals.com

6'3" / 303 lbs

Rankings:
- ESPN: 3* / 78 Rating / #48 OG / #16 State / #82 Regional
- Rivals: 3* / 5.5 Rating / #26 State
- Scout: 2* / #114 OG
- _247: 3* / 88 Rating / #22 ATH / #19 State

Other Offers: Boston College, Vanderbilt

Notes: "able to dominate as a run blocker" ... "this guy will punish opponents " ... "only beginning to tap into his full potential" ... "some lower body stiffness when lined up in a three point stance" ... "perhaps a red shirt year to polish his skills" ... "Does a good job when asked to pull and trap" ... "shows flashes of the athleticism necessary" ... "tough nasty finishing attitude" ... he and his 19-year-old brother are the primary caregivers for their mother, who suffers from polyneuropathy, a nerve disorder that causes pain, numbness and weakness in her arms and legs.

Quotables:

"I'm just glad that I can be close to home. It was always something I was thinking about."

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