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Kam Chancellor
Kam Chancellor
Kam Chancellor


Date of birth
Apr 03, 1988
Virginia Tech
232 Lbs


Kam Chancellor, also known as “Bam Bam,” is a strong safety for the Seattle Seahawks. He had made two Pro Bowl appearances and earned All-Pro distinction during four seasons in Seattle.

Early Years

Chancellor was born on April 3, 1988 in Norfolk, VA and played basketball and football at Matthew Fontaine Maury High School. As a football player, he played quarterback and safety. He passed for over 2,000 yards and ran for over 500 rushing yards on offense, helping lead his team to a 10-2 record and an appearance in the Group AAA Division 5 playoffs. He was named the team’s most valuable player and earned All-Eastern District first team honors. He was ranked the 27th best pro-style quarterback according to and accepted a scholarship offer from Virginia Tech University.

Virginia Tech University

Chancellor dealt with a great deal of instability during his time with the Hokies, as he played three positions during his first three seasons on campus. As a freshman, he transitioned from quarterback to play cornerback on defense, seeing action in all 13 games. Prior to his sophomore season in 2007, he became a starter at strong safety, making 79 tackles and one interception. He once again changed positions the following season, moving to free safety and starting all 14 games for Virginia Tech. After making 52 tackles and intercepting two passes, he considered leaving early for the draft but decided to stay put for his senior season. He ended his college career in 2009 with 68 tackles and two interceptions while earning All-Atlantic Coast Conference second team honors.

Seattle Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks chose Chancellor with the 133rd overall selection in the fifth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. As a rookie, he did not start any games but saw action as a reserve and on special teams for Seattle. He became the starter at strong safety in 2011, finishing second on the team with 97 tackles and recording four interceptions while making his first Pro Bowl appearance. He posted a career-high 101 tackles in 2012 and signed a four-year extension worth up to $28 million in April 2013. He rewarded the Seahawks with a 99 tackle, three interception season while earning All-Pro second team recognition and a spot in the Pro Bowl.

Game Log

2-1-2015 @ New England Patriots New England Patriots 24-28 9 1 10 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0
1-18-2015 @ Green Bay Packers Green Bay Packers 28-22 OT 4 1 5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1-10-2015 @ Carolina Panthers Carolina Panthers 31-17 8 2 10 0.0 0 0 1 0 0 0
12-28-2014 @ St. Louis Rams St. Louis Rams 20-6 6 1 7 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0
12-21-2014 @ Arizona Cardinals Arizona Cardinals 6-35 2 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0


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