Career Summary: Lettered four seasons as a defensive back and with the Tiger special teams unit...Played in 43 games during his career...Was a walk-on candidate in 2003 who played every game as a freshman on special teams...Totaled 10 tackles in his 12 games as a sophomore...Made 12 solo tackles in 2005 when he saw extended duty at corner...Had a career-best four tackles, all of which were solo stops against East Carolina in 2005.
Notable: Graduated in December 2006 with a bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary studies...Has produced three albums...Produced the lyrics for the 2006 Tiger song "Goin' All The Way" and is the part owner of the 2005 Tiger song "We Da Tigers".
2006: Had knee surgery in the fall and missed the first five games of the season...Worked through his rehabilitation and found himself in the lineup against Arkansas State...Played in six of the final seven games of the season but was hampered by a broken finger...Finished the season with five tackles and recovered a fumble against Marshall.
2005: Played in all 12 games last season...Is a key speed player on the Tiger special teams unit...Logged one tackle in the win over Chattanooga... Saw his most extended duty of the season in the UCF contest...Replaced an injured Derek Clenin at cat safety and finished the game with two tackles...Saw extended duty at corner during the Houston game...Credited with one tackle against the Cougars...Tallied a season-high four tackles in the Tigers' win over East Carolina...Logged one tackle in the UAB contest on national television...Saw limited action at corner against Tennessee...Had three solo tackles in the win over Southern Miss...Logged one tackle in the Tigers' victory over Marshall in the regular season finale...Completed the season with 13 tackles.
2004: Played on a majority of the special teams in 2004...A great coverage player who made major contributions to the special teams unit...Played on the Memphis special teams in the win over Ole Miss...Worked at defensive back in the Tigers' 52-21 win over Chattanooga...Credited with three tackles, including one tackle for lost yardage, against the Mocs...Registered one solo tackle as a special teams member in the Arkansas State victory...Credited with one solo tackle on the Tiger special teams against UAB...Played cornerback in the Tigers' win over Tulane...Logged two tackles in the Tigers' game with Louisville on ESPN...Registered one tackle in Memphis' win over East Carolina...Worked with the Tiger special teams in win over USF...Registered two solo tackles in the GMAC Bowl...Finished the season with nine solo and one assisted tackle.
2003: A walk-on candidate for the Tiger secondary who found a position on the special teams in 2003, and lettered while playing in every game...Appeared in the Ole Miss game as a member of the Tiger special teams after an injury to Michael Spurlock...Also logged playing time against Southern Miss and Arkansas State...Played in all 13 games for Memphis in 2003, including the New Orleans Bowl against North Texas...Remained as a regular member of the Tiger kickoff return team all season.
Prep: Played his prep football at Trezevant High in Memphis for Coach Lynn Lang...Lettered in both football and track...Was an all-area and all-region selection in football in 2001...Had two interceptions returned for scores during 2000 and 2001 seasons...Credited with seven pass interceptions as a senior...Had 13 pass interceptions during his career at Trezevant...Had two punt returns for scores as a senior and one kickoff return for a touchdown.
Personal: Jermaine Chambers is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Chambers...Born May 17, 1983, in Memphis, Tenn.
CHAMBERS' CAREER STATISTICS Defense G/S UT AT Tot. FR Int Loss Sack 2003 13/0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2004 12/0 9 1 10 0 0-0 1-2 0-0 2005 12/0 12 1 13 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2006 6/0 2 3 5 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 Total 43/0 23 5 28 1 0-0 1-2 0-0