Hawk Item – – Two-time Dean’s List student (2021 fall, 2022 spring).
2021 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten . . . 2021 – – Redshirted after joining the team as a walk-on . . . did not see any game action.
High school honors – – Named first-team all-state offensive lineman by Des Moines Register as a senior . . . second-team all-state offensive lineman as a junior and senior by Iowa Newspaper Association . . . first-team all-district offensive lineman as a junior and senior . . . Career – – Three-year football letterman as offensive and defensive lineman . . . helped prep team reach state playoffs as a sophomore and junior with combined 16-4 record . . . team captain as a senior . . . collected 32 tackles as a senior, with seven tackles for loss and one sack . . . 8.5 tackles and one tackle for loss as a junior . . . also three-year baseball letterman.
Personal – – Born 3/22/02 . . . open major . . . named to academic all-district team as a junior and senior . . . parents are Angie and Casey Chaplin . . . high school coach was Mark Hubbard.