Middlebury Middlebury College football player Billy Chapman (Greenwich, Conn.) has been named a first-team All-American by the AFCA (American Football Coaches Association). The senior tight end did not disappoint this season, setting career-bests with 61 receptions, 693 yards and eight touchdowns. He is also a two-time All-East and All-NESCAC selection. A team captain, Chapman helped lead the team to a 7-1 mark in ’12, owning sole possession of second place in the NESCAC.
Chapman was second only to teammate Zach Driscoll in all three receiving categories in the NESCAC, an impressive feat from his tight end position. He was twice tabbed as tight end on D3football.com’s weekly national team this season, giving him four for his career. The senior went over 100 yards four times, collecting two touchdowns in three wins. Chapman finishes third all-time at Middlebury with 135 catches and 15 touchdowns, placing sixth with 1,531 yards receiving.
Chapman is also a member of the men’s lacrosse team in the spring at Middlebury.