2015 (Sr.): Played in all 12 games of the defensive line … equaled a career high with three tackles against Bowling Green on Nov. 24 … recorded at least one tackle in nine of the 12 games … credited with a blocked extra point at Western Michigan on Nov. 5.
2014 (Jr.): Played in six games with starts in the final two games of the season … earned first letter … notched a career-high three tackles at Massachusetts … two tackles at Central Michigan in first career game with the Cardinals … first career tackle for loss at UMass.
PREVIOUS COLLEGE: Completed his second season at El Camino College in 2013 … tallied 23 tackles, 1.5 sacks and two fumble recoveries in his final year … named the team’s Most Improved Player as a sophomore … 2013 All-Central Conference second team.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Beverly Hills High in California … named the school’s Outstanding Athlete of the Year as a senior … three-year starter … All-Ocean League first team as a senior … named his team’s Defensive Most Valuable Player.
PERSONAL: Son of Ernest Cheatham and Wanda Jackson … born Nov. 9, 1994, in Voorhees, New Jersey … one sister … full name is Julian Rayshawn Jackson Cheatham.
|SINGLE-GAME HIGHS [all-time ranking]:
Tackles: 3, at Massachusetts, Nov 12, 2014 (1-2); Bowling Green, Nov 24, 2015 (1-2)
Tackles for loss: 1.0, at Massachusetts, Nov 12, 2014 (1-0)
Pass breakups: 1, VMI, 9/3/2015 ; VMI, Sep 03, 2015 ; at Northwestern, Sep 26, 2015
Blocked kicks: 1 [t-1st], at Western Michigan, Nov 05, 2015