Chris Chugunov


Player profile

  • Height 6-1
  • Weight 208
  • Hometown Skillman, N.J.
  • Last School Montgomery
  • Year Graduate

Ohio State Career Overview
• Back-up quarterback for two seasons behind 2018 Heisman Trophy finalist Dwayne Haskins and 2019 Heisman Trophy finalist Justin Fields
• Joined the program as a graduate transfer just before the start of fall camp in August 2018
• Was working on a master’s degree in sports management at Ohio State after previously earning his bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University in finance
• Threw for 286 yards and six touchdowns and played in 11 games with Ohio State
• Part of two Big Ten Conference outright championship teams

Honors & Awards
2020: NFF Hampshire Honor Society
2019: Academic all-Big Ten
2018: Academic all-Big Ten, OSU Scholar-Athlete
2017: Big 12 commissioner’s honor roll
2016: Garrett Ford academic honor roll

More on Chris
• Chugunov was a January 2015 enrollee at WVU out of Montgomery High School and spent three seasons with the Mountaineers
• Started two games in 2017 – at Oklahoma and vs. Texas – in place of an injured Will Grier
• Was 10 of 20 for 137 yards vs. Oklahoma and he was 14 of 26 for 189 yards and one touchdown vs. the Longhorns, with no interceptions thrown in either of his starts
• The son of Rob and Gina Chugunov …
• Younger brother, Mitch, was also part of the West Virginia’s football program.