“I’ve always wanted to go the military after I got done with school, so it was a perfect opportunity,” Chastang said. Petree added, "When I was growing up, I wanted to be in the military but I didn't know what branch. As soon as I found out about Navy, I knew that was my new home."
Chastang was a combine standout this spring, measuring in at 6-foot-4, 227 pounds and registering an electronically-timed 4.77 40-yard dash, 4.34 20-yard shuttle, 27.1-inch vertical and 86.22 SPARQ.
The 6-foot-1, 220-pound Petree ran a 5.47 40-yard dash, 4.65 20-yard shuttle and jumped 23.6 inches for a 54.18 SPARQ score.
The Midshipmen have three verbals for 2013. Another defensive end, Alex Brown (Lexington, N.C./White Knoll), pledged in November.