Posted On: 04/5/20 3:35 PM

When his team needed him to step up and make a position change last summer, Holy Angles junior TaQuez Chatman TaQuez Chatman DL Holy Angels | 2021 State MN was first in line to make a change. Although he had been a linebacker during his sophomore season, he embraced his new position and became one of the best pass rushers and defenders on the team.
"I improved my game a lot," Chapman said. "I had to step up and change my position. I felt like I had a good year and was working hard on my techniques in practice, and it showed in my performance. I took a leadership role on the defensive line."
Last offseason, the coaches mentioned the need for more defensive lineman.
"Sophomore year, I played inside linebacker, but the coaches said we needed a defensive end. I told the coach, ’I got this.’ The coaches thought I would be able to use my speed and athletic ability against offensive tackles."
The position change didn’t start well.
"The transition was tough. We went to a team camp at South Dakota, and I was getting pushed around," Chapman admitted. "I talked to my coach, and he taught me some techniques

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