David Chapple

David Chapple
Date of birth (1947-03-30) March 30, 1947 (age 70)
Place of birthPalo Alto, California
Career information
CollegeUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
NFL draft 1969 / Round: 10 / Pick 250
(By the San Francisco 49ers)
Career history
As player
1971Buffalo Bills
1972-1974Los Angeles Rams
1974New England Patriots
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls1


David Thayer Chapple (created March 30, 1947) can be an artist and previous professional American soccer player. Given birth to in 1947 in Palo Alto, California, Chapple was All American in soccer at University or college of California, Santa Barbara. He was a punter in the Country wide Football Little league between 1969-1975. Drafted from the SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA 49ers in 1969, Chapple experienced a back damage and wasn’t in a position to play for just two years. Then signed using the Buffalo Expenses in 1971, playing just a single video game. Moving towards the LA Rams the next 12 months, Chapple was chosen towards the Pro Dish after netting typically 42.1 back yards for the 1972 time of year, a statistic not bettered until 2007 by Shane Lechler. After another time of year . 5, he relocated to the brand new Britain Patriots mid-season 1974, completing his profession with the rest of the five games. Chapple developed artistic skills at a age, winning artwork contests and honours from grammar college. While generating his degree in the University or college of California at Santa Barbara, Chapple worked well in the Santa Barbara Museum of Organic History like a parrot taxidermist, which created his desire for animals painting. He began his professional profession as an designer in 1970 while playing professional soccer in LA, and converted his interest full-time to these creative pursuits after retiring from soccer in 1975. Mainly a contemporary oil painter in the influence of the first California impressionist landscape painters, Chapple has won numerous stamp contests for conservation groups and different state stamps for California, Kentucky, Utah and Idaho. His lifelong interest for golf provides translated into painting commissions for Jack port Nicklaus, ABC Sports activities, Fred Lovers, U.S. Open up (golfing), U.S. Mature Open, tour occasions, and various nation clubs and golfing courses around the united states. Further extending his artistic abilities into sculpture in the 1980s, Chapple was commissioned by many corporations like the Chiron Company, DuPont Nature Middle, and Ameriflex, amongst others, aswell a life-size bronze of Florence Griffith Joyner on the Saddleback Memorial INFIRMARY in Laguna Hillsides, California.