Middlebury

Chapman Earns New England Honors

November 29, 2011

Middlebury College football player Billy Chapman (Greenwich, Conn.) has been named a New England Football Writers Division II/III All-Star. The junior tight end helped the Panthers win three of their last four games to finish at 4-4 in ’11.

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Chapman had a break-out season at tight end, leading the team with 57 receptions for 635 yards with five touchdowns. He finished the year tied with Nick Resor for the NESCAC lead with 7.12 receptions/contest, while ranking third with 79.4 yards/game. Chapman had several big games this season, including three with 10 or more catches. The junior caught 10 passes for 139 yards with a touchdown against Colby, while catching 11 balls for 122 yards with a score in a contest at Bates.