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Jay Chapman, a native of Birmingham, Ala., joined Georgia’s football operations staff in January, 2016.

Chapman spent the previous five seasons at Samford University where he served as the director of football operations. In that role, Chapman was responsible for day-to-day operations of the program and oversaw and coordinated all aspects of team travel.

Before joining the staff at Samford, Chapman worked as the director of player development at UAB from 2008 to 2010. He also served as the Blazers’ associate director of recruiting for his last two years in Birmingham.

In 2007, Chapman was a coordinator for Team Alabama in the All-American Football League.
A graduate of Samford, Chapman earned his bachelor’s degree in general studies. In addition, he received a bachelor’s degree in animal and dairy science from Auburn, as well as a master’s in public and private management from Birmingham-Southern.