D.I.T.R: Chase Square – OLB/Nickelback

Chase Square is a 6’0″ 205 pound outside linebacker and nickelback from Southern University Lab High School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Square is a talented backer who prioritizes hard work and dedication to football. Chase is big enough to play in the linebacker position, but also has the speed that can be utilized in a nickelback position covering a receiver or tight end. Chase Square is in the 2024 class and will be playing his senior year at Southern Lab. Chase was able to take an interview with us about his career so far and more:

Q: Tell me a little bit about yourself? Where did you grow up?

I grew up in Baton rouge Louisiana. I love playing football and I have been playing for awhile now. I’d say I am hard working, dedicated, humble, and self-less. Even if I have to change positions on the field, I’ll enjoy being out there and have fun every play.

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Q: When did you start playing football?

I have actually been playing football since little league; Probably like 5 of 6 playing for the Baton Rouge Trojans.

Q: Do you play any sports other than football?

I am about to start the season in track. I run the 400 meter sprint.

Q: What is one of the biggest challenged you’ve faced playing football, and how did you overcome that?

One of my biggest challenges was always being the undersized player growing up. I was always overlooked until high school where I got bigger and learned to overcome that size doesn’t define who the player is.

Q: What is your favorite part of playing your position?

Being able to spy, read the qb and the plkay, being able to plug the whole, and also like playing nickel so I can play in coverage

Q: : What is something you have learned from football so far?

The bonds and relationships we get from playing this sport is something that you can take with you for the rest of your life.

Q: Who do you idolize on the football field, could be a current or former player?

I’d have to say Ray Lewis was my favorite player growing up. He was always the most physical player on the field.

Q: How would your teammates describe you?

They would describe me as a selfless player and a leader for the team. Always looking to help others and trying to make an impact on the field.

Q: What strengths do you believe you have that make you an impact athlete?

Being able to be versatile and able to play multiple different positions on the field. Also I have good size but combined with speed.

Q: What sets you apart from other athletes on the field?

Having size combined with speed for multiple positions on the field. I can lock down a wide receiver if i need to. I can also plug a gap and bring down the running back.

Q: Do you have any dream colleges or colleges you could see yourself attending?

Id have to first say LSU because it is close to home. I have always liked Arkansas, and South Carolina would be an amazing atmosphere to play in.

Q: Is there anything else you want us to know about you?

I am a humble guy that just wants to be able to do anything on the football field. It doesn’t matter what position you put me on the field I’m going to play it and I am going to give it my best.

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Chase Square goes into his senior year at Southern Lab High School as a leader on the team. He is a smart defensive player that shows flashy speed, and strength that can take down anyone on the field. This defensive star is worth keeping an eye on this year as he plans on making an impact for the Jaguars in the 2023 season.