Myles Cheatum Career Stats
Athletic defensive linemen who continues to improve his technique ... Battled a foot injury late in the 2017 season after starting the first eight games of the year ... Is listed second on the depth chart behind Chibu Onyeukwu heading into the season.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2017)
Logged a start in the first eight games, missing the game at Hawai'i with a foot injury ... Returned to play off the bench in three of the final four games with the lingering injury ... Had 18 tackles (13 solo), including three tackles for loss for 12 yards, two sacks for nine yards, a forced fumble and four quarterback hurries ... Started for the first time of his career in just his sixth career game against UC Davis in the opener, recording one solo tackle ... Started again at Arizona State and came up with four tackles (three solo), including two tackles for loss, a sack, a forced fumble and a quarterback hurry ... The sack, TFL and forced fumble were both the first of his career ... Made an assisted stop in a start vs. No. 19/19 Stanford ... Registered a career-high six tackles (three solo) and two quarterback hurries at Air Force ... Did not record a stat in a start vs. Northern lllinois ... Had another solid outing at UNLV, coming up with two solo tackles, including a 7-yard sack and tackle for loss ... Did not find the stat sheet in a start against Boise State ... Had two solo tackles in a start against Fresno State ... Did not travel to Hawai'i because of a foot injury ... Did not record a stat in playing time at San José State ... Finished with a solo stop in a reserve role against Nevada ... Did not play because of an injury against New Mexico ... Had a solo stop off the bench against Army West Point in the Armed Forces Bowl.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2016)
Appeared in five games over the season off the bench, recording four tackles (three solo) ... Made his first career tackle, a solo stop, in the opener against New Hampshire ... Recorded one solo tackle vs. San José State ... Had a career-high two tackles (one solo) vs. Hawai'i ... Other games played came against UNLV and at Utah State.
REDSHIRT SEASON (2015)
Redshirted his first season at SDSU.
Recorded 10 tackles for loss as a senior at Cedar Park High, leading the Timberwolves to a 12-4 overall record and a narrow loss in the Conference 5A Division 2 championship game ... Also rushed for 113 yards and eight touchdowns, and added 13 receptions for 223 yards and two scores on offense in 2014 ... A three-year varsity letterwinner at Cedar Park High, where he led the Timberwolves to a combined 37-8 record, according to MaxPreps ... A two-time all-District 25 selection ... A two-star recruit by Rivals, Scout and 247sports ... Earned a 75 grade by 247sports ... Also lettered in basketball in high school.
Myles Alexander Cheatum was born March 4, 1997, in Athens, Greece ... Son of Myles and Phyllis Cheatum ... Chose San Diego State over offers from Fresno State, Louisiana Tech, North Texas and Texas State (according to Rivals) ... Also drew interest from Louisiana-Monroe, Texas Tech and UTSA ... Is majoring in interdisciplinary studies.
Tackles: 6 at Air Force (9/23/17)
Tackles For Loss: 2.0 at Arizona State (9/9/17)
Sacks: 1.0 at UNLV (10/7/17), at Arizona State (9/9/17)
Forced Fumbles: 1 at Arizona State (9/9/17)