2016 NFL Draft
  Brandon Chillar
Brandon Chillar

Player Profile

Carlsbad, CA

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 230




UCLA — This true senior has developed into a very talented linebacker and a candidate for All-America honors … Has started 22 of the last 24 Bruin games … He is expected to be an impact performer again this year and start for the third straight season … Brandon is a complete football player … He possesses fine speed and is a student of the game … He is tough and aggressive at the point of attack, yet he can also play well in space and has great change of direction, enabling him to cover well … He is also a team leader.

2002 — Starter in all 13 games and was named to honorable mention All-Pac-10 … Ranked third on the team with 74 tackles … He ranked second with five sacks and third with 11 tackles for loss … He made one interception and had three fumble recoveries … In the season-opener against Colorado State, he led the Bruins with 10 tackles and made the second interception of his career … He also forced a fumble on the Rams’ two-point conversion attempt that Ben Emanuel returned for two Bruin points and a 23-19 lead at the time … At Oklahoma State, he made four tackles for loss, but sat out most of the second half with a cramp … In the Colorado game, he made three solos tackles, including one for loss … He recorded three tackles at San Diego State and also recovered a fumble that led to touchdown … At Oregon State, he tied for the team lead with six tackles … He had one sack and a second tackle for loss … Against Oregon, he was third on the squad with six tackles … At Cal, he registered six tackles, including one for loss and defensed one pass … Against Stanford, he made a career-high 11 tackles, including eight solos, which were one shy of the team-high … He led the team with a pair of quarterback sacks … At Washington, Chillar had four tackles and one sack … At Arizona, he made seven tackles, including one for loss … He was also credited with a blocked field goal … Against USC, he made five tackles and one sack … He had seven tackles in the game versus Washington State and tipped a pass which Ben Emanuel intercepted and returned for a touchdown … He made two tackles, one for loss, in the bowl game win over New Mexico … In addition, he also made two fumble recoveries and blocked an extra point attempt.

2001 — Chillar started nine games (all but Alabama and Arizona State) at strongside linebacker … He made one tackle versus Alabama in his debut … He made his first career start at Kansas and was credited with two tackles and one assist, including 0.5 sacks … He started versus Ohio State and was credited with one solo tackle … Against Ohio State, he made three tackles, including a nine-yard sack … He was credited with three tackles against Washington and four (three solos) versus California … At Stanford, he made six tackles (two solos), including the Bruins’ only sack of the day … At Washington State, he made a career-high eight tackles, including one sack (10 yards) and three for loss … Against Oregon, he chipped in with four tackle assists … At USC, he made five solo tackles, including one for loss … Versus Arizona State, he came off the bench to make four solo tackles, including one sack, and returned an interception 10 yards … On the year, he ranked fifth on the squad with 42 tackles … He also ranked third on the squad with 4.5 sacks and eight tackles for loss … Was on the field for at least 40 defensive plays in eight games, with a high of 75 at Washington State.

2000 — One of just three true freshmen to play in a game … Appeared in all 12 games, mostly on special teams … Was a regular on the punt return, kickoff return and kickoff coverage units … Also appeared in two games on defense, playing 14 snaps versus Stanford and two against Alabama … On the year, he made six tackles, including two each versus USC and Wisconsin.

HIGH SCHOOL — Earned three letters in football at Carlsbad, CA High School for coach Bob McAllister … Selected to play in the California / Texas Shrine game and the CaliFlorida Bowl … PrepStar All-American … Student Sports All-American … Member of PrepStar All-West Super 30 (No. 21 prospect and No. 3 linebacker) … A SuperPrep All-Far West selection … Cornwell All-American … Selected to Long Beach Press-Telegram’s Best in the West team (eight votes) … Orange County Register Fab 15 honorable mention selection … Selected to Tacoma News Tribune Western 100 … First-team All-State (Student Sports) … Member of the Las Vegas Sun Super 11 second team … Named to the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame … First-team All-Pac-West … San Diego Union Tribune Defensive Player of the Year … Selected first-team San Diego All-CIF as a linebacker … First-team All-North County and All-Avocado League … First-team All-State … Avocado League Defensive Player of the Year … Named to All-North County Times Team of the Decade … Named to the first-team All-County Union-Tribune football team … As a senior, he made 134 tackles (80 solo stops), including 10 sacks, and recovered six fumbles … Forced five fumbles … As a tight end, he made 10 catches for over 250 yards and five touchdowns … A pre-season PrepStar All-American and SuperPrep All-Far West selection … As a junior, he made 120 tackles, including three sacks, and one interception and recovered three fumbles … Also lettered in track for coach Joe Angel … Participated in the 100, 200 and triple jump.

PERSONAL — Full Name: Brandon Oneil Chillar … Born: October 21, 1982 in Los Angeles, CA … Parent: Ram and Kathy Chillar … Has one brother … Biggest thrill was making it to the CIF championship game and getting to play in Qualcomm Stadium …Enjoys going to the beach in his spare time … History major.

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Career Highs:
Tackles: 11 vs. Stanford, 2002; 10 vs. Colorado State, 2002; 8 vs. Washington State, 2001
Tackles for Loss: 3 vs. Washington State, 2001