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April 30, 2011

Cowboys pick Georgia team captain to compete at fullback

The Dallas Cowboys' first pick in the seventh round, 17th in the round and  220th overall, was Shaun Chapas, a 6-foot-2, 247-pound fullback. Chris Gronkowski and Deon Anderson were fullbacks on the Cowboys roster last season.

Chapas seems to fulfill coach Jason Garrett's requirements that he pick football players (guys who can play special teams) who are the right guys and have the measurables of size and strength.

From the Georgia media guide, here were the 2010 honors for Chapas, also named the permanent team captain for 2010:

"At team's annual awards Gala, earned team's Coaches Leadership Award for Special Teams, the Leon Farmer Award for dedication to the strength and conditioning program and the David Jacobs Award as the player who by example portrays courage, spirit, character and determination.
*Named to ESPN Academic All-District III First Team."

The longest run of his career that had very few rushing carries was 22 yards against Texas A&M in the 2009 Independence Bowl.



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I am an avid die hard georgia bulldog fan and this guy is a beast... he is a bulldozer. he could give us the goal line carries that barber would have had and do just as good as barber did but he could also take over at full back for either anderson or gronk. Hes a genius too so learning the assignments would be so easy for him. Ill tell you this.... he wouldnt miss that block that gronk missed and knocked romo out for the year.

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