University of Miami Athletics

Donald Chaney, Jr.


Running Back




210 lbs.




Homestead, Fla.

High School

Belen Jesuit

2020 (True Freshman): Made career debut in season opener against UAB (Sept. 10), rushing for 52 yards on eight carries…Averaged 6.5 yards per carry and had long rush of 33 yards in win over Blazers…Finished with seven carries in road win over top-20 Louisville (Sept. 19)…Scored first two rushing touchdowns of career in romp of rival Florida State (Sept. 26)…Finished with seven carries for 35 rushing yards, including scoring runs of 2 and 5 yards…Added 15-yard reception against Seminoles…Had one carry and one reception at Clemson (Oct. 10).

High School: A consensus four-star prospect by 247Sports, ESPN and Rivals…Ranked as the sixth-best running back and No. 46 player overall by…Rated the sixth-best running back and No. 42 player nationally by ESPN…Listed as the No. 5 running back and No. 35 player overall by 247 Composite…Selected to participate in the 2020 U.S. Army All-American Bowl…Participated in The Opening in the summer of 2019…Leaves Belen Jesuit as the school’s all-time leading rusher having totaled 4,511 yards and 60 touchdowns on 442 carries over the course of five seasons…Was a two-time Dade County Player of the Year…Chose Miami over offers from Florida State, Florida, Georgia, LSU, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas A&M, Michigan, Syracuse, Boston College and South Carolina, among others.