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May 8, 1993
"I know (Elvis Presley) is alive. He's out there," says Sean LaChapelle, the Rams' fifth-round draft pick. That quote isn't all that unexpected, considering the wacky wide receiver is a UCLA grad. JOE LYOU Gardena
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August 2, 1994 | T.J. SIMERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Finally, an explanation of why Sean LaChapelle appears so slow: The young man says he has been saddled with self-doubt while running his pass routes. "Is this really what I want to do?" LaChapelle asks himself. "Am I up to handling the pressure of relentless competition? Can I find the fires that burned so hot while at UCLA? Do I have it in me to give it everything I've got and know I still might get cut?" So much self-analysis, so few catches.
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October 8, 1991 | MAL FLORENCE
Almost overlooked in UCLA's 27-24 loss to California Saturday at the Rose Bowl was the play of Bruin split end Sean LaChapelle. He established career highs in catches, eight, and yards, 136. For the season, he has caught 22 passes for a 16.3-yard average and four touchdowns. "In my opinion, he is one of the most underrated receivers in America," quarterback Tommy Maddox said.
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December 11, 1993 | MIKE REILLEY
Wide receiver Sean LaChapelle will miss Sunday's game at New Orleans because of a sprained right wrist. LaChapelle, a rookie from UCLA, was injured when he pounded the ground in anger after dropping a pass in Thursday's practice. LaChapelle finished practice, but sat out Friday's workout after the wrist swelled Thursday night. "It was stupid," LaChapelle said. "But it taught me one thing--if I catch the ball, I won't be mad enough to hit the ground."
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December 30, 1991 | MAL FLORENCE
Three prominent UCLA players said Sunday that they don't intend to enter the NFL draft next April as underclassmen. Quarterback Tommy Maddox, a redshirt sophomore, junior tailback Kevin Williams and junior wide receiver Sean LaChapelle said they intend to play for the Bruins next season. "I still have a lot to learn," said LaChapelle, the Pacific 10's leading receiver with 68 catches for 987 yards and 11 touchdowns.
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April 15, 1989
UCLA sophomore quarterback Jimmy Bonds completed eight of 10 passes for 103 yards in the Bruins' spring scrimmage at the Rose Bowl Friday, and the two quarterbacks he's battling for the starting position also played well. Senior Ron Caragher completed six of 12 for 97 yards, and red-shirt freshman Bret Johnson completed six of 12 for 58 yards. Caragher scored the only touchdown of the 80-play session on a five-yard run. The leading rusher was red-shirt freshman tailback Kevin Williams, who gained 65 yards in 16 carries.
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November 3, 1991 | JIM MURRAY
UCLA's Sean LaChapelle knew he was a born wide receiver on the Halloween nights he and some of the other neighborhood kids would rattle the cages of the suburb's homeowners. Nothing serious. Just a little Halloween mischief to shake out the good citizens of Napa, Calif., and set them in hot pursuit. You see, that is all offensive football is about.
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October 22, 1993 | T.J. SIMERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In April, their addition to the Ram roster provided promise. In August, their exhibition play sparked anticipation. In October, tight end Troy Drayton, running back Russell White and wide receiver Sean LaChapelle have all but disappeared. "We think other guys are better," said Ernie Zampese, Ram offensive coordinator. "If we thought these guys were better, we'd play them."
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May 9, 1993 | MIKE PENNER
"My feet are absolutely killing me," Sean LaChapelle says, and, no, that is not intended to be a straight line, so don't even think about jumping in with: "Yeah, that's what the scouts say." Or: "Don't tell me, tell your accountant." Or: "Yeah, that seems to be the case with every 6-foot, 4-inch All-American wide receiver who isn't drafted until the middle of the fifth round." LaChapelle is tired of all the slow talk. You know: That LaChapelle, he's no LaGazelle . . .
SPORTS
May 8, 1993
"I know (Elvis Presley) is alive. He's out there," says Sean LaChapelle, the Rams' fifth-round draft pick. That quote isn't all that unexpected, considering the wacky wide receiver is a UCLA grad. JOE LYOU Gardena
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April 27, 1993 | T.J. SIMERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The searches continue: The Rams' for a speedy wide receiver and Sean LaChapelle's for Elvis. "I know he's alive," said LaChapelle. "He's out there." If only the Rams could be so sure of their quarry. They selected UCLA's LaChapelle on Monday in the fifth round of the draft, and although they are enamored of his pass-catching skills, they aren't so sure he could outrun a glacier. "We need speed on the outside," offensive coordinator Ernie Zampese said.
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November 20, 1992 | CHRIS BAKER
Wide receiver Sean LaChapelle, who made a last-minute decision to return for his senior season and pass up the NFL draft last winter, said he doesn't second-guess himself. "The only regret I have is that we didn't have as good a season as I had anticipated," LaChapelle said. "I don't have any regrets with staying because I enjoyed this year even though we had hard times. We fought back and I enjoyed watching the team fight back. I'm happy I've stayed. I've learned a lot this season."
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October 6, 1992 | CHRIS BAKER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
UCLA wide receiver Sean LaChapelle was able to laugh it off when he accidentally shot himself in the leg last year. But laughing was too painful for LaChapelle after he suffered a cracked rib during last Saturday's 23-3 defeat at Arizona. "The bullet wound was numb, but this was painful because I couldn't breathe, and when you can't breathe, it seems like you're dying," LaChapelle said. "Right now, I still can't take a deep breath. It even hurts to laugh."
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October 5, 1992 | CHRIS BAKER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
UCLA wide receiver Sean LaChapelle suffered a cracked rib during the Bruins' 23-3 loss at Arizona last Saturday night, but he might be able to play against Stanford Saturday night at the Rose Bowl, depending upon how much pain he can tolerate. His condition will be re-evaluated later this week. LaChapelle was injured on UCLA's first play of the second half when he was accidentally kneed in the back by an Arizona defender as he was blocking for tailback Kevin Williams.
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