Chaparral Gridders Open 2013 Season

Football image

By Jennifer Duda

Chappy, the College of DuPage mascot, and members of the COD Spirit Team help get the crowd ready for kickoff at the College football team’s home opener on Aug. 31. The Chaparral gridders enjoyed a 9-2 record last season and a win at the Citizens Bank Bowl. The COD team next hosts North Dakota at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7. Click here for a complete schedule of this year’s games. Click here for more photos. (Press Photography Network/ Special to College of DuPage)