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Shaun Chapas
RB #45
Height:
6-2
Weight:
244
College:
Georgia
Experience:
1
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 6 2 15 7.5 2.5 9 0 0 0 0 0
2012 DET 3 1 6 6 2 6 0 0 0 0 0
2011 DAL 3 1 9 9 3 9 0 0 0 0 0

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS:

  • Re-signed by the Detroit Lions on April 15, 2013.
  • Signed to Detroit Lions active roster on December 14, 2012.
  • Signed to Detroit Lions practice squad on September 3, 2012.
  • Released by Dallas Cowboys on August 31, 2012.
  • Activated to Cowboys’ 53-man roster on November 30, 2011.
  • Released by Cowboys on September 3, 2012. Added to Cowboys practice squad on September 5, 2011.
  • Originally drafted in the seventh round (220th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys.

PRO:

2012: Signed to the Lions active roster from the Practice Squad on December 14, 2012. Earned his first-career start in Week 16 vs. Atlanta (12/22) and caught one pass for six yards in Week 17 vs. Chicago (12/30).

2011:

  • Signed to the Cowboys active roster on November 30.
  • Caught first career pass at Arizona (12/4) for nine yards.

College:Selected as Georgia’s overall permanent captain and started nine-of--11 games played, finishing sixth on the team with 44 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries along with five catches for 29 yards and two scores.

  • As a junior, started seven-of-12 games played, finishing with 46 yards and a touchdown on seven carries, 50 yards and a touchdown on nine catches four solo special teams stops.
  • Appeared in all 13 games, starting six, and finished with seven carries for 24 yards, nine catches for 120 yards and a touchdown, two kickoff returns for 19 yards and a pair of special teams tackles.
  • Named the team’s Most Improved Running Back. Appeared in 13 games.
  • ESPN Academic All-District III first-team and, for the third season, received the UGA Athletic Director’s Honor Roll distinction as a senior.

PERSONAL:Despite missing his senior season with a knee injury at The Bolles School in Jacksonville, Fla., was still rated the eighth-best fullback in the nation and fifth on the Rivals.com Florida Top-100 Team.

  • Earned Florida Times-Union Super 24, Tallahassee Democrat Top-75 List and Orlando Sentinel Top-100 honors.
  • Was the team’s Athlete of the Year as a freshman and sophomore before leading the school to a Class AA state title as a junior blocking back. Added nine touchdowns on 38 carries and two more on nine catches.
  • Double majored in marketing and Kinesiology.

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    (L-R) Kelly Hall, Matthew Stafford, Kris Durham, Shaun Chapas, Kellen Moore and Julie Moore