2018 - 2019 WISCONSIN
FOOTBALL
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
LEO
CHENAL
LINEBACKER/RUNNING BACK
GRANTSBURG HS
GRANTSBURG, WISCONSIN
SENIOR
HEIGHT: 6-FOOT-3
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
2038
RUSHING YARDS
42
RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS
3
RECEIVING TOUCHDOWNS
120
TACKLES
“I have been doing this for about 15 years and I have never seen someone like Leo with such strength, agility and speed. He is the best all-around football player I have ever seen at the high school level.”
Corey Nelson
Head Coach - Head Coach of Unity High

Athletic Excellence


The 6-foot-3, 235-pound senior linebacker and running back rushed for 2,038 yards and 42 touchdowns this past season, leading the Pirates (12-1) to the Division 6 state semifinals. Chenal also caught three TD passes and threw for a pair of scores. The Wisconsin Football Coaches Association Small School Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year, Chenal recorded 120 tackles, three fumble recoveries and two interceptions, returning one pick for a TD. He concluded his prep football career with 3,706 rushing yards, 88 total touchdowns and 385 tackles.

Academic Achievement


Chenal has maintained a 3.81 GPA in the classroom. He has verbally committed to play football on an athletic scholarship at the University of Wisconsin in the fall of 2019.

Exemplary Character


An altar boy at his church and a singer in its choir, Chenal has volunteered locally as part of community beautification projects and as a youth football coach.