|Hometown:||Los Angeles, CA|
2008 - Saw action in nine games ... Had seven tackles and one forced fumble on the year ... Had two tackles at BYU ... Recorded one sack versus Washington State ... Sat out three games due to illness (Oregon State, Washington, Arizona State) ... Returned to play in the season finale against USC and made one stop.
2007 - Continued his steady development early in the season and came on to see action in seven games ... Credited with two tackles on the year, including one sack for minus nine yards ... Recorded his sack in the win over Oregon and had his other tackle against Arizona State.
2006 - Saw limited action as a second-year freshman, playing two defensive snaps versus Stanford and three versus Arizona.
2005 - Did not see action in his first season in the program.
HIGH SCHOOL - Lettered four years in football for coach Robert Garrett at Crenshaw HS in Los Angeles ... Three-star selection by rivals.com ... Rated No. 26 nationally among weakside defensive ends by rivals.com ... Two-star selection by scout.com ... Recorded 52 tackles, eight sacks, three forced fumbles and eight pass deflections as a senior ... Had one fumble recovery and one blocked punt ... Named first-team All-League ... Team co-captain ... Also lettered one season in track (coach Deckard) and basketball (coach West).
PERSONAL - Full Name: Chinonso LaSalle Anyanwu ... Born: August 20, 1987 in Los Angeles ... Parents: Chima and Eurail Anyanwu ... Has one sister, Nkechi, who has attended UCLA, and one brother, Nnamdi ... Hobbies include working out ... Director's Honor Roll in Winter 2009 ... Sociology major.
Tackles: 2 at BYU, 2008
Sacks: 1 vs. Oregon, 2007; vs. Washington State, 2008
Tackles for Loss: 1 vs. Oregon, 2007, vs. Washington State, 2008