Senior number 53, Ellis Chapman, is said to be “a very passionate player and leader” by Coach Jones.

Q: What position do you play?

A: “I am a defensive and offensive lineman.”

Q: How long have you been playing football?

A: “Oh gosh, ten years, maybe.”

Q: Why did you start playing football?

A: “I saw it on TV and liked that it was a contact sport.”

Chapman coming off the field after a defensive drive. Photo by Kaitlyn Marlowe


Q: Do you have a favorite football memory?

A: “Definitely starting on varsity as a sophomore.”

Q: Which are your favorite teams to play?

A: “Bearden and West always have the best competition.”

Q: Do you have a favorite college or NFL team?

A: “LSU is my favorite college team and the New Orleans Saints are my favorite NFL team.”

Q: Do plan on pursuing football in college? Where do you want to go?

A: “Yes, I am hoping to play in the SEC”

Q: What advice would you give to your teammates?

A: “Line up, have fun, and play hard every play.”