Quickly: Last name is pronounced Chate... Should handle the punting chores for the second straight season and could challenge for place-kicking chores as well. 2003 (So.): Named the team's most outstanding special teams player... Served as the starting punter and averaged 40.3 yards per punt... Landed 18 of his 71 punts inside the 20-yard line... Had 11 punts of 50 yards or more, including a long of 70 at North Texas... Also place-kicked at times and was three-of-four in field goal attempts and eight-of-nine in PATs... Longest field goal was a 36-yarder against Arizona State... Other attempts came in season finale against Idaho making 20 and 34 yarders and missing from 40. 2002 (Fr.): Served as the backup to Dane Kidman and did not see any action. 2001 (RS): Redshirted his first year at USU.
High School: As a senior he earned Super State, all-state and all-conference first-team honors as a kicker and punter... Was also listed as a regional All-American... Also earned academic all-state honors as a senior... As a junior he was a second-team all-state kicker and punter... Was five-of-eight on field goals and averaged 42.0 yards per punt as a senior... Had a long punt of 72 yards and a long field goal of 49 yards... Seventy-five percent of his kickoffs were touchbacks... Played basketball, track and soccer as well at Helena High School.
Personal: Born Sept. 16, 1982 in Helena, Mont... Son of Mike and Mary Chaet... Father played basketball at Northeastern... He has one brother and two sisters... Plans on majoring in marketing... Main hobby is playing guitar.