University of Iowa Athletics

#40 Chima Chineke

Height 6-4
Weight 240 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Plano, Texas
High School Plano East
Chima Chineke - Football - University of Iowa Athletics

High School Honors – – Led Texas Class 6A in sacks as a junior… unanimous first-team all-district as a senior… two-time team captain… Career – – Member of Plano East squad that qualified for the state playoffs in 2023… tallied 60 tackles — nine for loss and 6.5 sacks — and three pass break-ups as a senior… credited with 35 tackles, including 6.5 sacks, and one pass break-up as a junior… had 20 tackles — three for loss and two sacks — and one forced fumble as a sophomore… lettered as a defensive end in football and a center in basketball.


Personal – – Born 11/7/2005… open major… parents are Franca and Emmanuel Chineke… has a younger sister… high school coach was Tony Benedetto.