ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
19 - Colton Chapple
Colton Chapple
Height: 6-2
Weight: 195
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Alpharetta, Ga.
High School: Greater Atlanta Christian
Position: QB
Major: Psychology
House Affiliation: Pforzheimer

At Harvard
2012: Second team All-America by Beyond Sports Network (BSN) ... New England Division I FCS Gold Helmet award as the region's Player of the Year by the New England Football Writers' Association ... 74th George "Bulger" Lowe Award as "New England's Heisman Trophy winner" by the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston ... Unanimous choice All New-England by the New England Football Writers Association ... Asa S. Bushnell Cup recipient as the Ivy League's Offensive Player of the Year ... First team All-Ivy League at quarterback ... First team All-Ivy League by CollegeSportsMadness.com ... College Football Performance Awards Watch List at Quarterback Award ... Completed 30 of 40 passes for 351 yards and a TD while rushing for another in a win at Brown ... Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 1 after completing 13 of 18 passes for 260 yards and four TDs while rushing for another - all in the first half of a win against Holy Cross ... Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 8 and New England Football Writers Gold Helmet honors after completing 24 of 36 passes for 362 yards and four TDs while rushing for 53 more yards and another score in a win over Cornell ... Between the Holy Cross and Cornell games, he directed Harvard to touchdown drives on 10 straight first half possessions ... Completed his first 12 pass attempts against Cornell ... Ivy League Honor Roll for his first half performance against Bucknell as he was 11-of-18 for 189 yards and 2 TDs through the air while rushing for 120 yards and two TDs on just eight carries. He did not play in the second half ... Ivy League Honor Roll against Princeton, settting single game records for passing yards (448) and total Offense (530) while tying his own record with five passing touchdowns ... Ran for 88 yards and a TD while passing for 170 yards at Dartmouth ... Was 13-of-18 for 195 yards and three TDS while adding an 11 yard TD run in the first half against Columbia ... Threw for 209 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a career-high 128 yards and a touchdown in a win over Yale.

2011: Started against Brown in the home opener and completed 15 of 26 passes for 207 yards and two touchdowns, including a 56-yarder ... Completed 14 of 18 passes for 121 yards and a touchdown in the first half of a 31-3 win at Lafayette on Oct. 1 ... Ivy League Player of the Week and New England Football Writers' Gold Helmet recipient after the Cornell game ... Threw for the second-highest single game yardage in Harvard history with 414 yards on 23-of-38 for four touchdowns against one interception in a 41-31 win. Three of his TDs came in a seven-minute span to erase a 24-20 Cornell lead ... Ivy League Player of the Week after the Bucknell game where he became the first player in Harvard history to throw for at least four TDs in conseucitive games and just the second to throw for five TDs when he did so in just 35 minutes of action against Bucknell in a 42-3 win. He was 13-of-23 for 176 yards and five TDs while running for 71 yards against a Bucknell team that entered play ranked second nationally at just 62 yards per game allowed. His 5 TDs marked the first time since 1953 that a Harvard QB had throw for that many, a span of 544 games.

2010: Made three starts at QB and appeared in nine games ... Finished the year 36-76-3 for 439 yards and three touchdowns ... Made his first career start at Lafayette on Oct. 2 in a 35-10 win, completing 6-of-11 passes for 82 yards and a touchdown ... Became the eighth of the last nine Harvard quarterbacks to win his collegiate debut ... Was 16-for-35 for 191 yards and a touchdown while also rushing for a TD in a win over Cornell ... Was 12-of-27 for 143 yards, one TD and one interception against Lehigh ... Major H award winner.

2009: Appeared in three games ... Ran twice for four yards against Princeton ... Completed his only pass attempt (two yards) and ran for three yards against Dartmouth ... Ran four times for 15 yards at Columbia ... Minor H recipient.

Background
At Greater Atlanta Christian:
Earned seven letters in football and baseball ... Two-year starter at quarterback and safety in football and started all four years in baseball as a second baseman ... Two-time captain in football ... All-State selection ... All-Gwinnett County All-Star ... Two-time player of the month selection... Threw for 3,300 yards and 32 touchdowns in two years and set a school record for longest pass play with a 98-yard touchdown throw ... National Honor Society ... Beta Club.

Personal: Enjoys outdoor activities and working out ... Brother Lee, is the starting quarterback at Georgia Southern '11.