Tra'Von Chapman

Height: 6’1
Weight: 205
College: University of Akron
Birthday: May 19, 1994
Years Pro: Rookie

Professional (2018-present): Tra’Von signed with the Sioux Falls Storm during the 2019 season.

Senior (University of Akron, Akron, OH, 2017): Tra’Von played in all 14 games with six starts at receiver where he had the most receptions with 53 for 475 yards and two touchdowns.
• He was a Third-Team All-Mid-American Conference (MAC) honoree.
• Chapman was the recipient of the Harry “Doc” Smith Award.

Junior (University of Akron, Akron, OH, 2016): Tra’Von played in nine games with three starts at quarterback. He tallied 54 completions for 700 yards and five touchdowns while rushing 48 times for 195 yards and four touchdowns.

Sophomore (University of Akron, Akron, OH, 2015): Tra’Von started the first three games of the season where he had 157 yards and a touchdown.

Freshman (Ashland University, Ashland, OH, 2013): Tra’Von enrolled at Pitt in spring 2013 and participated in spring drills. He then transferred to Ashland University for the fall of 2013 and played football when he completed 90 passes out of 173 attempts for 1,154 yards and nine touchdowns in nine games; he started the last six games.

High School (Theodore Roosevelt): Tra’Von led his team to back-to-back 10-2 seasons and consecutive trips to the Ohio Division II state playoffs. He threw for 5,736 yards and 62 touchdowns and rushed for 1,506 yards and 19 touchdowns over his junior and senior seasons. As a senior, Chapman set single-season school records for passing yards (2,901), touchdown passes (33) and total offense (3,650). Tra’Von set school career records for passing yards (5,736) and total offense (7,246).
• Chapman was a four-star prospect.
• He was the nation's No. 12 dual-threat quarterback by Rivals and No. 20 overall QB by Scout.
• Tra’Von was rated the No. 2 quarterback and No. 15 overall prospect in Ohio by Rivals.
• He earned First-Team All-Ohio Division II honors by The Associated Press.
• Chapman was a Northeast Inland All-District honoree.
• He was the Portage Trail Conference Metro Division Offensive Player of the Year.

Personal: Tra'Von is the son of Vicky Chapman and Thad Jemison, former wide receivers coach at Kent State. He earned a bachelor’s degree in sport management and is pursuing a master’s degree in education.

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