Leo Chenal is a linebacker in the National Football League who plays for the Kansas City Chiefs. He is 1.91 m tall and 113 kg in weight. He played football as a running back and linebacker at Grantsburg High School. With 226 receiving yards, he ran for 2,038 yards and 42 touchdowns as a senior. On offense, he scored three touchdowns, while on defense, he had 120 stops, including seven tackles for loss.
He was selected the state’s Gatorade Football Player of the Year as well as the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association’s Defensive Player of the Year. With 1,300 receiving yards and 17 touchdown receptions, he finished his high school career with 3,706 rushing yards and 68 touchdowns.
He entered the University of Wisconsin-Madison following his high school graduation and played NCAA football for the Wisconsin Badgers squad. He made 20 tackles, including two tackles for loss and one sack, in his first 11 games of competition. During the seven games of Wisconsin’s COVID-19-shortened 2020 season, he recorded 46 tackles, six tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks, one forced fumble, and one interception.
He was selected as a junior for the Butkus-Fitzgerald Linebacker of the Year and the Big Ten first team. He declared in January 2022, skipping his senior year to go straight into the 2022 NFL Draft. In the third round of the 2022 NFL Draft, Chenal was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs.
What Is Leo Chenal Jersey Number?
Leo Chenal wears jersey number 54 for the Kansas City Chiefs.