As ASN's Doug Chapman knows, waiting is the hardest part about the NFL Draft

Waiting to hear your name called for the NFL Draft can be the most exciting and daunting moment of a player's life at the same time. Former Marshall and Vikings running back Doug Chapman recounts what his wait was like.


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Above: Doug Chapman runs past Jahi Henley of the New Orleans Saints during a 2001 preseason game. (Courtesy Ronald Martinez/Allsport)

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