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HOF Player Profile: Ray-Pec's Chase Coffman 12/31

Chase Coffman is one of the most talented tight ends to play football in the Kansas City Metro. He was a three-time All-State player and won the Simone Award as the best player in Kansas City his senior year. That season Coffman caught 41 passes for 886 yards and 16 touchdowns leading the Panthers to their first of three straight Missouri Class 5 state championships.

He then went to the University of Missouri and was a four-year starter during one of the Tigers’ most successful stretches in program history. Coffman was a freshman All-American, led all big 12 tight ends in catches and yards. He would be a finalist for the John Mackey Award given to the top tight end in the country three times winning it during his 2008 senior season. Coffman finished his career with 241 receptions, 2,659 yards and 30 touchdowns.

The Cincinnati Bengals drafted him in the third round of the 2009 draft. He would play seven seasons in the NFL. Chase lives in Raymore with his wife and family.