Signed by the Titans as an undrafted free agent on May 13, 2022…saw action in 32 games over four seasons at Sacred Heart (2018-21)…logged 593 carries for 3,467 yards (5.8-yard avg.) and 29 touchdowns…career-long carry went for 86 yards…made 28 receptions for 412 yards (14.7-yard avg.) and five scores…added 10 kick returns for 108 yards and two punt returns for 10 yards.
As a senior (2021), played in five games and posted 91 rushes for 542 yards (6.0-yard avg.) and three touchdowns…recorded a season-long rush of 39 yards…caught two passes for 15 yards…as a junior (2020), appeared in four games and rushed 93 times for 717 yards (7.7-yard avg.) and eight scores…posted a season-long rush of 69 yards…averaged 205.2 all-purpose yards per contest which led the FCS…added eight catches for 171 yards and three touchdowns including a career-long 60-yard reception…earned first-team All-American recognition by AP and FCS…named Northeast Conference Offensive Player of the Year…as a sophomore (2019), saw action in 12 games and set career-highs with 293 carries for 1,495 yards and 11 touchdowns…his 1,495 rushing yards were the second-most in program history and third-most in the nation…logged a career-long 86-yard rush…also caught a career-high 14 passes for a career-best 179 yards and two scores…added two punt returns for 10 yards…earned third-team All-American recognition by AP and first-team All-NEC honors…recorded 100-yard rushing games in nine contests…as a freshman (2018), played in 11 games and rushed 116 times for 713 yards with seven touchdowns…rushed for a season-high gain of 75 yards…made four catches for 47 yards…added 10 kick returns for 108 yards including a long of 29 yards…also made six tackles and one forced fumble on defense…named the NEC Offensive Rookie of the Year…graduated from Sacred Heart in May 2022 with a degree in economics.
High school/personal: attended Archbishop Spalding (Md). High School where he carried the ball 133 times for 817 yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior…son of Nichelle and Keith Chestnut…has one older sister, Torri…while at Sacred Heart, Chestnut interned for the school's athletic department and assisted with statistical analysis, marketing, and ticket sales…his father, Keith, owns a landscaping company and throughout high school and college breaks, Chestnut would work for his dad laying mulch…@j.chestnut7 on Instagram and @juliuschestnut on Twitter…born Julius Chestnut on Oct. 26, 2000 in Bowie, Md.