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California Speedster On Illini Radar

Giles Chapman (Scout)

A number of small but quick running backs have been making their mark on the college scene this year, proving that size isn't everything. The Fighting Illini recognize that as well. They have reached into California to target a running back/slotback/defensive back who's natural skills make him a high-value recruiting target.

Giles Chapman has been tremendous for Washington High School in Fremont, California. He is averaging 142 yards rushing a game and a whopping 14 yards a carry. Defensively, he has three interceptions on the season. He describes his abilities. "I'm real physical and aggressive on both sides of the ball. I love to get after it; I put everything into it. My best asset is something you can't...

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