22  Doug Chapman
Doug Chapman
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chester, Va.

High School:
L.C. Bird

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 210

Position:
Running Back

11/15/2014

Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Marshall 41, Rice 14

Selected as a team captain for the 1999 season ... 1999 Depth Chart: a three-year returning starter at tailback ... is the first player in school history to rush for more than 1,000 yards in each of his first three seasons ... named first-team all-Mid-American Conference in 1998 ... led the Herd in rushing with 1,265 yards on 278 carries ... scored 17 touchdowns on the ground and three receiving ... had a career-high four touchdowns against Ball State on 96 yards rushing ... scored all three of Marshall's touchdowns in the 27-16 win over Akron ... rushed for 151 yards and one touchdown in win over South Carolina ... scored on a seven-yard "rooskie" that was named "Best Offensive Play" by COMPAQ College Play of the Week ... had 106 yards rushing in the MAC Championship Game ... returned from a shoulder injury to pile up 112 yards rushing against Miami ... rushed for 129 yards and two touchdowns against Kent ... rushed for 116 yards in loss to Bowling Green ... had three touchdowns against Central Michigan with 74 yards rushing and 80 yards receiving ... named second-team all-Mid-American Conference in 1997 ... rushed for 1,060 yards and 11 touchdowns despite missing nearly three games with a knee contusion suffered in the season opener ... rushed for over 100 yards in seven of the last eight games of the season ... fifth on the team in receiving with 17 catches for 108 yards ... rushed for a career-high 180 yards against Akron ... scored two rushing touchdowns against Western Illinois, Eastern Michigan and Central Michigan ... caught a touchdown pass and scored on a rush versus Ole Miss in the Ford Motor City Bowl ... also rushed for 152 yards and a touchdown against the Rebels ... rushed for a team-high 110 yards and one touchdown in the loss to Miami ... rushed for 122 yards and two touchdowns against Eastern Michigan ... carried 16 times for 116 yards and two touchdowns against Central Michigan ... rushed for 117 yards and one touchdown against Ohio ... rushed for 115 yards and a touchdown in the MAC Championship Game ... moved into the starting tailback role ... set the school record for rushing by a freshman in 1996 with 1,238 yards ... one of only two players in school history to rush for over 1,000 yards as a freshman (the other was "Rocket" Ron Lear who rushed for 1,162 yards in 1979) ... was third on the team in scoring with 96 points (16 touchdowns) ... Chapman, along with Erik Thomas, became the first tandem to rush for over 1,000 yards in the same season in Marshall history ... scored a team-high three touchdowns in the regular season win over Furman ... was inserted into the starting line-up against Georgia Southern and Western Kentucky ... rushed for a season-high 131 yards against the Hilltoppers ... was the fifth-leading receiver with 15 receptions for 155 yards ... caught a touchdown pass against Delaware in the first round of the playoffs ... his longest rush of the year was a 61-yard touchdown against Montana in the Division I-AA Championship Game ... redshirted in 1995 ... emerged as a challenger for playing time with his spring outing ... showed outstanding potential with 181 yards and two touchdowns in Green and White game ... Prior to Marshall ... graduated from Lloyd C. Bird High School ... earned three letters in both football and track ... an all-region and all-state running back ... garnered 1,525 career rushing yards and 23 touchdowns, along with two interceptions and 55 tackles ... coached by Ron Paquette ... Personal ... son of Doug and Joy Chapman ... born August 22, 1977 ... majoring in adult fitness ... his father played at Saint Paul's College in Virginia.

CHAPMAN'S RUSHING STATISTICS

Year   Att.  Yards   Avg.  TD  Long
1996   198   1,238   6.3   15   61
1997   176   1,060   6.0   11   34
1998   278   1,265   4.6   17   42
Total  652   3,563   5.5   43   61

CHAPMAN'S RECEIVING STATISTICS

Year   Rec.  Yards  Avg.  TD  Long
1996   15     155   10.3   1   29
1997   17     108    6.4   1   26
1998   26     279   10.7   3   66
Total  58     542    9.3   5   66

Doug Chapman's 19 100-yard games

Date            Opponent        Carries   Yards
Oct. 11, 1997   Akron              14      180
Nov. 21, 1998   Wofford            26      161
Dec. 26, 1997   Mississippi        19      152
Sept.19, 1998   South Carolina     29      151
Sept.28, 1996   Western Kentucky   22      131
Sept.21, 1996   Georgia Southern   24      130
Nov. 30, 1996   Delaware            9      128
Oct. 17, 1998   Kent               21      127
Dec. 14, 1996   Northern Iowa      23      125
Oct. 25, 1997   Eastern Michigan   15      122
Dec.  5, 1997   Toledo             20      117
Nov. 15, 1997   Ohio               26      117
Nov.  1, 1997   Central Michigan   16      116
Oct. 31, 1998   Bowling Green      13      116
Oct. 26, 1996   Appalachian State  19      115
Oct.  3, 1998   Miami              31      113
Oct. 18, 1997   Miami              28      110
Dec.  4, 1998   Toledo             23      106
Dec. 21, 1996   Montana            15      104