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Chase Clement

School

Rice University

Position
Quarterback

Classroom

A sports medicine major, Chase has maintained above a 3.0 cumulative GPA while at Rice. He has earned many academic accolades, including 2005 Western Athletic Conference Scholar Athlete, a 2007 and 2008 Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll, and a 2007 and 2008 Rice University Honor Athlete.

Character

Whether on the field, in the classroom or in a social environment, Chase Clement epitomizes what all student-athletes should aspire to be. His motivation, self-discipline and integrity are obvious to and affect all who meet him. However, no matter how successful he becomes, he always will be endowed with genuine humility. Our Football Program and Rice University, as a whole, will feel the effects of Chase Clement’s having been here for years to come.

Community

Chase has been involved in many community activities while at Rice. He has been an active member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes for 5 years, served as a member of the Student Athlete Advisory committee, and participated in many Rice community activities for kids. He has visited several local elementary schools, to read to and visit the kids. Chase has also served as a youth football coach for various summer football camps. Finally, Chase has visited the children at Texas Children’s Hospital of Houston, both as a member of the Rice football team, and on his own accord.

Competition

Clement set a total of 18 school records, as well as four conference marks and one NCAA standard, on his way to earning consensus second-team, All C-USA accolades in 2007. He has set school season marks for attempts (508), completions (300), yards (3,377), touchdown passes (29), total offense (3,912), total touchdowns (37) and total plays (652). Single-game marks for attempts (66 vs. Tulsa), completions (40 vs. Tulsa), yards (541 vs. Tulsa), touchdown passes (6 vs. UTEP), total offense (601 vs. Tulsa), total touchdowns (8 vs. UTEP), and total plays (83 vs. Tulsa). Clement ranks among active NCAA career leaders in touchdown passes, total touchdowns (tied for fourth with Chase Daniel of Missouri), total offense, total plays, and completions. Tied his conference and school record by throwing six touchdown passes against SMU in the season opener.