Andre Maleek Chachere was born on February 10, 1996, he is an American football cornerback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He wears the number 21 jersey. He played college football at San Jose State.
At San Jose State University, Chachere played as a cornerback for the San Jose State Spartans from 2014 to 2017. After playing primarily on special teams in his first season, Chachere was a starter for his last three seasons. In 49 career games, Chachere had 122 total tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss for 14 yards (including a sack), three forced fumbles, seven interceptions for 169 yards, and 27 passes defended.
In San Jose State’s 27-16 victory over Georgia State in the 2015 Cure Bowl, Chachere made an interception in the end zone in the final minute. Chachere graduated from San Jose State in May 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies.
Chachere signed with the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent on May 11, 2018. He was waived on September 1, 2018, and was signed to the practice squad the next day. On December 18, 2019, Chachere was signed by the Arizona Cardinals off the Panthers practice squad. Chachere was released on May 12, 2020.
Chachere had a tryout with the Indianapolis Colts on August 13, 2020, and with the Tennessee Titans on August 17. He visited the Colts again on August 20, and signed with them on August 23, 2020. He was waived on September 5, 2020, and signed to the practice squad the next day. On January 10, 2021, Chachere signed a reserve/futures contract with the Colts.
On September 1, 2021, Chachere was waived by the Colts. On September 2, 2021, Chachere was claimed off waivers by the Philadelphia Eagles. During his first three games with the Eagles, Chachere primarily played a role as a gunner on special teams, but he has also served as the backup nickelback and safety.
He was placed into COVID-19 protocols on December 27 but was activated on January 3, 2022, missing just one game. On August 30, 2022, Chachere was waived by the Eagles and signed to the practice squad the next day.