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Tide's Chapman Is Mr. Dependable

Josh Chapman

In some respects, Josh Chapman couldn't replace Terrance Cody. When Chapman was a sophomore backing up the charismatic Cody, an All-America who is now playing in the NFL, Chapman said, "Even my grandmother is a Cody fan."

But Josh Chapman has been Mr. Dependable at nose tackle for the Alabama football team. He moved into the spot last year following two years of the Terrance Cody phenomenon years and was a solid performance on the defensive line. Chapman doesn't have the size of a Cody, who was 6-5 and who said his weight was "about 338," and who was really in the 350 range. But Chapman, 6-1 and 310, is one of... Recommended Stories