Josh Chapman, A Man Among Boys

This story of Josh Chapman hurting his knee posted on AL.com a couple of days ago:
The play in the Swamp on Oct. 1 ended like many others in Chapman’s Crimson Tide career with one significant difference: days later during an MRI, he learned he had torn the anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus in his left knee.
Despite the injury, Chapman really didn’t miss a beat, only skipping the game against FCS Georgia Southern.
I think this is an incredible story – almost unheard of in this day and age.  And on top of that, there wasn’t a peep made about this (for good reason).
When we look back on the 2011 and start counting heroes, Josh Chapman should be near the top of the list.
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2 thoughts on “Josh Chapman, A Man Among Boys

  1. That’s incredible. Chapman was one of the most unsung heroes of that team. He will be missed more than most fans realize.

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