Lots of freshman talk about playing right away. While that's even possible at certain positions, you rarely see it with quarterbacks. Still, Pitt's newest high-profile recruit, Tra'Von Chapman, is hoping he'll get his shot.
'Hoping' actually isn't the right word - Chapman thinks he can.Chapman is hoping to buck the trend a bit and be a first-year contributor under center:
Looking ahead to next year at Pitt, Chapman likes his chances of playing early."I think I have a good chance of playing as a freshman," Chapman said. "Obviously there is competition everywhere. I think if I come in with the right attitude and work hard I will have a legit chance to play."