The 2016 NFL draft welcomed in several former Chaparrals! COD congratulates alum Fahn Cooper (Ole Miss - 4th RD / 49ers) & Johnny Holton (Cincinnati - UDFA / Raiders) as well as former Chaps Mike Thomas (Southern Miss - 6th RD / Rams) & Darvell Harris (North Alabama - UDFA / Seahawks)
4 out of the last 5 years the Chaps have been able to make to one of just 7 NJCAA post-season bowl games. This year DuPage will compete in the inaugural Red Grange Bowl. The game will be held on the campus of COD just a mile from the home of football's original legend. All ticket proceeds will be donated will be donated to the Ronald McDonald House. The weekend of events features a banquet with keynote speakers Tim Lester, Head Coach Western Michigan and General Brian Layer.
Located just west of Chicago in beautiful suburban Glen Ellyn, Illinois, the College of DuPage Chaparrals are a perennial-top 25 NJCAA program playing a national, independent schedule with no out-of-state roster restrictions. The Chaps are dedicated to winning with character and integrity, developing the whole person: academically, athletically, and spiritually.
2017 Red Grange Bowl Champions