January 7, 2009

Chaisson Tries to Remove All Doubt

Perhaps no Sooner commitment went into this year's season of all-star games with more to prove than four-star defensive end Justin Chaisson. The 6-foot-5, 252-pound pass-rusher began the season of rankings for the class of 2009 as a potential five-star prospect but last season, following the U.S. Army combine, found his way in the middle of the Rivals250.

His performance in Orlando, Fla. during the Under Armour All-American Game was something that Chaisson came away pleased with. However, the experience meant as much to the nation's No. 7 strongside defensive end.

"It was just a great honor to be chosen with all of those guys, it put everything together it was a great experience and I was very humbled to be part of it," Chaisson said.

"I always have a lot of doubters, people thinking I'm too big and slow. I just want to show people that I can play on the outside; I'm not a big meathead dude. I just went into the game trying to do the best I can. I never go in thinking I'm going to lose."

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