2013: Fifth-year defensive end and one of the leaders of the defense... named one of four permanent captains... started all 13 games... collected 32 tackles including 8.5 tackles for loss and 3.0 sacks... also registered four quarterback hurries, forced a pair of fumbles and recovered one... logged a pair of tackles for loss in the season opener against North Carolina... notched 1.5 sacks in the win over Vanderbilt... credited with a half sack in the win over UCF... credited with a tackle for loss and a quarterback hurry at Arkansas... forced a fumble and had a quarterback hurry against Mississippi State... had a tackle for loss, forced and recovered a fumble against Clemson... notched a sack in the bowl win over Wisconsin... earned the Outstanding Weight Room award for the defense at the 2013 Garnet & Black Spring Game... played in 50 games during his career... credited with 75 tackles including 20 TFL's and nine sacks.
2012: Saw action in all 13 games, making one start... logged 25 total tackles, including 21 solos... credited with 7.0 tackles for loss... was second on the squad with 5.0 sacks... forced a pair of fumbles... notched a sack in the season-opening win at Vanderbilt... had a six-yard sack against UAB... credited with 2.0 tackles for loss, including a 10-yard sack and forced a fumble in the win over Missouri... forced a fumble at Kentucky... had a 10-yard sack against Georgia... had a five-yard tackle for loss at Florida... notched an 11-yard sack and two tackles for loss against Arkansas.
2011: Third-year defensive end who played in all 13 games... got the starting nod in the Kentucky contest... credited with 13 tackles, including nine solo stops... had 3.5 tackles for loss and a QB hurry... notched three tackles against Navy and the Citadel.
2010: Appeared in seven games as a reserve defensive end... had biggest moment of Carolina career when, on the last play of the first half vs. Troy, he intercepted a pass and returned it 56 yards for a touchdown... credited with five tackles on the season... made three stops in opener vs. Southern Miss, including a 15-yard tackle for loss.
2009: True freshman who saw action in four contests before suffering a left hamstring injury that kept him sidelined for the rest of the season... did not record any statistics... granted a medical redshirt... enrolled in January and went through spring drills. was a member of the Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2008: Spent the fall at Fork Union Military Academy... four-star prospect by both Rivals.com and Scout.com who was considered the 10th-best prep school prospect in the country... named to PrepStar's All-Atlantic Region squad.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played on both sides of the ball at Jenkins High in Savannah, Ga., graduating in 2008... rushed 75 times for 830 yards and logged 85 tackles including six sacks as a junior... considered a four-star prospect... ranked as the No. 6 weakside defensive end in the nation by Rivals.com for the 2008 signing class and the 17th-best player in the state of Georgia... Scout.com ranked him as the 37th-best defensive end in the nation... originally signed with the Gamecocks in February of 2008.
PERSONAL: Chaz E. Sutton was born September 7, 1989... graduated in December 2013 with a degree in hospitality management.