Player quotes following first day of preseason practice.
R.J. Shelton named Most Valuable Player by his teammates.
Matt Macksood, Tyler O'Connor and Josiah Price garner Academic All-Big Ten accolades for the fourth time.
2016 SEASON (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Played in all 12 games to earn his first letter . . . started the last three games at left tackle (Rutgers, Ohio State, Penn State) . . . played more than 300 snaps on the offensive line at left tackle . . . honorable mention choice to the BTN.com All-Freshman Team . . . named offensive recipient of the team's Outstanding Underclass Lineman Award . . . Academic All-Big Ten selection and Big Ten Distinguished Scholar honoree . . . initially started the season on special teams but saw his playing time increase throughout the season . . . recorded six knockdowns against No. 2 Ohio State in a starting role . . . made first career start vs. Rutgers at left tackle and had an offensive line-best 5.5 knockdowns to earn one of three Spartan "Unsung Hero" team awards . . . logged one knockdown at Illinois while playing both left and right tackle; played 60 snaps against the Fighting Illini . . . played 35 snaps against Michigan in his first extended action of the season
2015 SEASON: Redshirted . . . named Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week vs. Maryland.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Played on the offensive line in the second annual Border Classic as Team Michigan defeated Team Ohio, 24-7, on June 13, 2015, at Wayne State University in Detroit . . . rated among the nation's top tight ends by ESPN.com (No. 30) . . . ranked among the state's top seniors by the Detroit Free Press (No. 6), The Detroit News (No. 14), Lansing State Journal (No. 20), Scout.com (No. 22) and ESPN.com (No. 26) . . . named to The Detroit News and MLive Dream Teams . . . selected captain of the Detroit Free Press All-State Dream Team . . . three-year letterman and two-year, two-way starter for Coach Kurt Richardson at Clarkston (Michigan) High School . . . helped lead the Wolves to back-to-back Division 1 state championships . . . earned All-Metro North honors from The Detroit News in 2014 . . . also named to all-county and all-conference teams as a senior . . . entered his senior season as one of the state's top tight ends but moved to left tackle as a result of injuries . . . anchored an offensive line that helped the Wolves average 37 points per game en route to an unbeaten record in 2014 . . . selected team Defensive MVP after recording 47 tackles (28 solos, 19 assists) and two interceptions from his defensive end position as a senior . . . broke up two passes and blocked a field-goal attempt in the state title game vs. Saline . . . returned an interception for a touchdown vs. Oxford . . . son of Paul and Stacey Chewins . . . born Nov. 25, 1996 . . . finance major.