CHRIS MAJOR
Cornerback
1983-1986
Valdosta, GA
Prior Schools
SchoolLocation
Valdosta Valdosta, GA

Roster Listings
YearRosterNumPosHtWtYrGmsGS
1983 1983 Media Guide 39 CB 5-10 175 Fr
1983 Program vs Notre Dame 39 CB 5-10 175 Fr 1 1
1984 Program vs Florida State 13 CB 5-8 172 So
1984 Gator Bowl Media Guide 13 CB 5-8 172 So 3 3
1985 Media Guide 13 CB 5-9 180 Jr
1985 Program vs Michigan 13 LCB 5-9 180 Jr 8 8
1986 Spring 1986 13 CB 5-9 180 Sr
1986 Spring Game 1986 13 CB 5-9 180 Sr
1986 Media Guide 13 CB 5-9 183 Sr
1986 Game Program vs NC State 13 CB 5-9 183 Sr 5 5
Depth Chart Appearances
DescriptionPositionRank
1984 Gator Bowl vs Oklahoma State Left Cornerback Starter
1985 Media Guide Left Cornerback Starter
9/28/1985 vs. Georgia Left Cornerback Starter
Pre-Spring 1986 (Media Guide) Left Cornerback Starter
1986 Media Guide Left Cornerback Starter
11/1/1986 vs NC State Left Cornerback Starter
Gamecock Archives Article Mentions
Article
Honors
AwardYear
1983 Georgia GACA North-South Game
Defense
YearSoloAstTklTFLSacksIntPBUQBHFRFFBK
1983 21 23 44 2.0 0.0 2 5 0 0 1 0
1984 28 25 53 1.0 0.0 3 10 0 0 0 0
1985 29 42 71 2.0 1.0 3 17 0 0 0 0
1986 33 14 47 1.0 0.0 11 0 1 1 0
Tot 111 104 215 6.0 1.0 8 43 0 1 2 0
Punt Returns
YearRetYdsAvgTD
1984 1 11 11.0 0
Tot 1 11 11.0 0
Penalties
YearPenaltiesYards
1984 1 15
Games Started
DateOpponentPosition
1983-10-08 Notre Dame Right Cornerback
1984-09-08 Citadel Left Cornerback
1984-11-10 Florida State Left Cornerback
1984-11-24 Clemson Left Cornerback
1985-08-31 Citadel Left Cornerback
1985-09-07 Appalachian State Left Cornerback
1985-09-21 Michigan Left Cornerback
1985-09-28 Georgia Left Cornerback
1985-10-05 Pittsburgh Left Cornerback
1985-11-02 North Carolina State Left Cornerback
1985-11-09 Florida State Left Cornerback
1985-11-16 Navy Left Cornerback
1986-08-30 Miami (Fla) Left Cornerback
1986-09-13 Western Carolina Left Cornerback
1986-09-27 Georgia Left Cornerback
1986-11-01 North Carolina State Left Cornerback
1986-11-22 Clemson Left Cornerback
Game Defensive Stats
DateOpponentSOLOASTTKLTFLSKFFFRPBUQBHIPLCDPLRZPLIPP
1983-10-22 Louisiana State 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Scoring Plays
DateOpponentQtrTimeUSCOppPlay
1985-11-02 North Carolina State 4 07:26 17 6 Chris Major, 48-yd interception return (Scott Hagler kick)
Defense - Tackles For Loss
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
1984 1984-11-03 North Carolina State 3 11 USC 13 Evans rush for loss of 1 (Chris Major)
1984 1984-11-10 Florida State 2 9 50 Holloman loses 1 on pass from Kirk Coker (Chris Major, Willie McIntee, Joe Brooks)
Defense - Passes Broken Up
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
1983 1983-10-29 North Carolina State 2 10 NCS 42 Esposito pass for Cook incomplete (Chris Major)
1984 1984-09-22 Duke 1 10 USC 47 Drew Walston pass for Chuck Herring incomplete (Chris Major)
1984 1984-09-22 Duke 1 10 USC 40 Steve Slayden pass for Gary Frederick incomplete (Chris Major)
1984 1984-09-22 Duke 2 20 USC 35 Steve Slayden pass for Gary Frederick incomplete (Chris Major)
1984 1984-10-06 Kansas State 2 10 KST 26 Stan Weber pass for Mike Russell incomplete (Chris Major)
1984 1984-10-27 East Carolina 3 17 ECU 24 Darrell Speed pass for Williams incomplete (Chris Major)
1984 1984-10-27 East Carolina 1 10 USC 22 Jones pass to Lewis (Chris Major)
1984 1984-11-03 North Carolina State 1 10 NCS 30 Tim Esposito pass for Haywood Jeffires incomplete (Chris Major)
1984 1984-11-10 Florida State 1 10 FSU 31 Eric Thomas pass for Hassan Jones incomplete (Chris Major)
1984 1984-11-24 Clemson 1 10 USC 37 Mike Eppley pass for Williams incomplete (Chris Major) + SC roughing the passer
1984 1984-11-24 Clemson 3 2 USC 39 Mike Eppley pass for Terrence Rouhlac incomplete (Chris Major)
1984 1984-11-24 Clemson 1 10 CLM 30 Mike Eppley pass for Ray Williams incomplete (Chris Major)
1984 1984-11-24 Clemson 3 10 CLM 30 Mike Eppley pass for Terrence Rouhlac incomplete (Chris Major)
1984 1984-11-24 Clemson 4 10 CLM 30 Mike Eppley pass for Terrence Rouhlac incomplete (Chris Major)
1985 1985-11-23 Clemson 3 11 USC 30 Rodney Williams pass for Terrance Rouhlac incomplete (Chris Major)
1986 1986-08-30 Miami (Fla) 1 10 USC 21 Vinnie Testaverde pass for Brian Blades incomplete (Chris Major)
1986 1986-11-22 Clemson 1 15 USC 35 Rodney Williams pass for Ricardo Hooper incomplete (Chris Major)
1986 1986-11-22 Clemson 2 3 CLM 31 Rodney Williams pass for Ricardo Hooper incomplete (Chris Major)
1986 1986-11-22 Clemson 1 10 USC 46 Rodney Williams pass for Ricardo Hooper incomplete (Chris Major)
Defense - Interceptions
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
1983 1983-11-19 Clemson 2 9 CLM 21 Mike Eppley pass intercepted by Chris Major, fumble on return, recoveredby Kendall Alley
1984 1984-09-29 Georgia 3 5 USC 46 Todd Williams pass for Osborn intercepted by Chris Major at SC 15
1984 1984-10-13 Pittsburgh 3 3 USC 47 John Congemi pass intercepted by Bryant Gilliard at SC 16, lateral to Chris Major who returns 15 yards
1984 1984-10-27 East Carolina 2 15 USC 40 Speed pass intercepted by Chris Major at SC 2
1984 1984-11-10 Florida State 1 10 USC 46 Eric Thomas pass for Jessie Hester intercepted by Chris Major at SC 15, returned 28 yards
Defensive Plays
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
1983 1983-09-24 Georgia 3 9 UGA 45 Todd Williams rush for 11 (Chris Major)
1983 1983-09-24 Georgia 1 10 USC 36 Jackson rush for no gain (Chris Major)
1983 1983-09-24 Georgia 1 10 USC 45 Jackson rush for 5 (Chris Major)
1983 1983-09-24 Georgia 1 4 USC 4 Montgomery rush for 3 (Chris Major, Mike Durrah)
1983 1983-10-29 North Carolina State 1 10 NCS 31 Wall, 24-yd pass from Esposito (Chris Major)
1983 1983-11-19 Clemson 1 10 CLM 20 Kevin Mack rush for 8 (Chris Major)
1983 1983-11-19 Clemson 1 10 CLM 45 Ray Williams, 20-yd pass from Mike Eppley (Chris Major)
1983 1983-11-19 Clemson 2 8 USC 33 Shelton Boyer, 21-yd pass from Mike Eppley (Chris Major)
1983 1983-11-19 Clemson 3 5 USC 34 Stacy Driver rush for 7 (Chris Major, Bryant Gilliard)
1984 1984-09-08 Citadel 2 6 CIT 21 Williams rush for 2 (Chris Major)
1984 1984-09-08 Citadel 4 7 CIT 40 Greg Davis punt to SC 21, Jerry Dunlap fumbles, recovered by Chris Major at SC 7
1984 1984-09-08 Citadel 1 10 USC 41 John Baker rush for 6 (Chris Major)
1984 1984-09-22 Duke 2 10 USC 47 Scott Sime, 9-yd pass from Drew Walston (Chris Major)
1984 1984-09-22 Duke 1 10 DUK 20 Chuck Herring rush for 11 (Chris Major)
1984 1984-09-22 Duke 3 16 DUK 14 Steve Slayden rush for 17 (Earl Johson, Chris Major)
1984 1984-09-22 Duke 1 10 DUK 16 Chuck Herring, 11-yd pass from Steve Slayden (Chris Major)
1984 1984-09-29 Georgia 2 5 UGA 34 Jimmie Hockaday, 16-yd pass from Todd Williams (Chris Major)
1984 1984-10-06 Kansas State 1 10 KST 46 James Ricketts rush for 6 (Chris Major, Joe Brooks)
1984 1984-10-06 Kansas State 2 4 USC 48 John Kendrick rush for 11 (Chris Major)
1984 1984-10-06 Kansas State 2 8 KST 22 James Ricketts rush for 7 (Chris Major)
1984 1984-10-06 Kansas State 4 6 KST 35 Scott Fulhage punt blocked by (Chris Major) picked up by (Danny Miller) at KST 24, returned 23 yards
1984 1984-10-20 Notre Dame 3 5 NDM 29 Allen Pinkett rush for 13 (Chris Major)
1984 1984-10-20 Notre Dame 1 10 USC 25 Allen Pinkett rush for 6 (Chris Major)
1984 1984-10-20 Notre Dame 1 19 USC 47 Ward, 36-yd pass from Steve Beurlein (Chris Major)
1984 1984-10-20 Notre Dame 1 10 NDM 38 Allen Pinkett rush for 5 (Chris Major)
1984 1984-10-27 East Carolina 2 10 USC 39 Nichols, 10-yd pass from Speed (Chris Major)
1984 1984-10-27 East Carolina 1 10 ECU 16 Bunn rush for 15 (Chris Major)
1984 1984-10-27 East Carolina 2 6 USC 46 Jones rush for 8 (Rick Rabune, Chris Major)
1984 1984-11-03 North Carolina State 2 2 NCS 28 Evans rush for 4 (Chris Major)
1984 1984-11-10 Florida State 2 11 USC 34 Roosevelt Snipes rush for no gain (Chris Major)
1984 1984-11-24 Clemson 1 10 USC 44 Mike Eppley rush for 30 (Chris Major)
1984 1984-11-24 Clemson 2 10 CLM 8 Ray Williams, 22-yd pass from Mike Eppley (Chris Major)
1985 1985-11-23 Clemson 3 1 CLM 31 Kenny Flowers rush for 30 (Chris Major)
1986 1986-08-30 Miami (Fla) 2 10 USC 21 Vinnie Testaverde rush for 9 (Chris Major)
1986 1986-08-30 Miami (Fla) 1 10 MIA 49 Michael Irvin, 27-yd pass from Vinnie Testaverde (Chris Major)
1986 1986-08-30 Miami (Fla) 1 10 MIA 46 Melvin Bratton rush for 26 (Chris Major)
1986 1986-08-30 Miami (Fla) 1 10 MIA 27 Alonzo Highsmith rush for 13 (Chris Major)
1986 1986-08-30 Miami (Fla) 2 1 MIA 49 Alonzo Highsmith rush for 9 (Chris Major)
1986 1986-08-30 Miami (Fla) 2 10 USC 38 Michael Irvin, 15-yd pass from Vinnie Testaverde (Chris Major)
1986 1986-08-30 Miami (Fla) 1 10 USC 26 Henry, 9-yd pass from Vinnie Testaverde (Chris Major)
1986 1986-10-04 Nebraska 2 9 NEB 45 Gamble, 14-yd pass from Steve Taylor (Chris Major)
1986 1986-10-04 Nebraska 1 10 NEB 20 Todd Milliken, 73-yd pass from Steve Taylor (Chris Major, Robert Robinson)
1986 1986-10-04 Nebraska 2 11 NEB 7 Keith Jones rush for 3 (Chris Major)
1986 1986-10-04 Nebraska 2 5 NEB 49 Steve Taylor rush for 13 (Chris Major)
1986 1986-11-01 North Carolina State 1 10 NCS 29 Haywood Jeffires, 9-yd pass from Erik Kramer (Chris Major)
1986 1986-11-01 North Carolina State 1 10 NCS 25 Bobby Crumpler rush for 5 (Chris Major)
1986 1986-11-01 North Carolina State 3 10 NCS 37 Danny Peebles, 19-yd pass from Erik Kramer (Chris Major)
1986 1986-11-22 Clemson 3 1 USC 44 Kenny Flowers rush for 16 (Chris Major)
1986 1986-11-22 Clemson 2 7 USC 19 Chris Lancaster rush for 2 (Chris Major)