Lake Charles, Louisiana: Two Former McNeese Cowboys To Play In USFL This Season
Two former McNeese football players will be playing in the USFL when it kicks off in April.
Defensive End Isaiah Chambers and running back David Hamm will be continuing their football career this year with two different teams in the USFL.
Isaiah Chambers was a transfer from the Unversity of Houston. He hit the ground running in The Chuck and was an absolute terror for opposing offenses as a Poke with 18 career sacks as a Cowboy. Chambers became one of the most decorated football players in McNeese history.
CHAMBERS' CAREER HONORS:
- 2021 East-West Shrine Bowl Participant
- 2021 Hula Bowl Participant
- 2021 Consensus All-American (1st Team AP, AFCA, Stats Perform, Athlon Sports, FCS ADA)
- 2021 Phil Steele All-American 3rd Team
- 2021 7th in Buck Buchanan Award voting as FCS top defensive player
- 2021 Southland Conference Defensive Player of the Year
- 2021 1st Team All-Southland Conference
- 2021 1st Team All-Louisiana
- 2021 SLC All-Academic and Student-Athlete of the Year
- 2020 Consensus All-American (1st team AP, AFCA, STATS Perform, HERO Sports, Phil Steele)
- 2020 4th in Buck Buchanan Award voting as FCS top defensive player
- 2020 Phil Steele National Defensive Player of the Year
- 2020 1st Team All-Southland Conference
- 2020 1st Team All-Louisiana
- 2020 Southland Conference Defensive Player of the Year
- 2020 Louisiana Defensive Player of the Year
- 2020 SLC All-Academic and Student-Athlete of the Year
- 2019 Athlon Sports Preseason American Athletic Conference Second Team
- 2018 Ted Hendricks Watch List
- 2018 Athlon Sports Preseason American Athletic Conference Fourth Team
Chambers will play defensive end for the Houston Gamblers this season in the USFL.
Running back David Hamm was a transfer from UTEP. He ran for over 1,500 yards in his career with McNeese with 11 touchdowns. Hamm will be playing for the Memphis Showboats this season in the USFL.
The Memphis Showboats start their season on Saturday, April 15 at 3:30pm on FOX. The Houston Gamblers' first game will be Sunday, April 16 at 11:00am on NBC.