2010 • JUNIOR SEASON: Earned 2nd Team All-Southern Conference honors from the league's coaches and media ... enrolled at UTC in January after transferring from Tennessee ... first five-star recruit to attend UTC ... came into spring practice as a linebacker, but moved up to defensive end ... No. 1 on the depth chart at right end ... 7.5 sacks tied for No. 3 in the SoCon ... finished fourth on the team with 47 tackles, leading the defensive line ... team-high 12.5 TFLs ...forced three fumbles while recovering two ... impressive debut with two tackles, one sack and a forced fumble against Appalachian State ... 12 tackles and 2.0 TFLs at JSU ... recovered a fumble against Elon.
PRIOR TO UTC: Redshirted the 2007 season at Tennessee and saw action in two games as a freshman in 2008 ... saw action in seven of the last eight games of the 2009 season, mainly on special teams.
HIGH SCHOOL: Parade and USA Today All-American ... national No. 1 inside linebacker and state's top overall prospect by Rivals.com ... five-star rating from Rivals.com and Scout.com ... 2006 Tennessee Mr. Football winner after being named finalist in 2005 ... selected for U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... three-time all-state and all-region ... rated Southeast's No. 6 overall player by G&W Recruiting Report ... Memphis Touchdown Club 2006 High School Player of the Year ... Lawrenceburg QB Club Player of the Year finalist ... totaled 280 tackles, 66 tackles for loss, 27 sacks, 10 forced fumbles and five fumble recoveries during four-year career ... also set school career records with 4,690 rushing yards and 56 rushing touchdowns ... contributed to 2003 Huntingdon state championship team, 2004 state runner-up squad and 2006 state semifinalist ... four-year starter at linebacker and running back and senior captain ... also three-year basketball letterman.
PERSONAL: Full name is Christopher Neal Donald ... son of Neal and Theresa Donald ... born Nov. 27, 1988 ... has an older sister, Jennifer, and an older brother, Lamont ... mother played basketball at Union University ... sister played basketball at Bethel University ... majoring in Sociology.
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