Port Huron, CMU grad Chapman putting CFL on-hold for NFL dream

(WXYZ) - Port Huron and Central Michigan graduate Mark Chapman was picked No. 1 overall in the CFL draft.

He's putting football in Canada on-hold to pursue his NFL dreams.

Chapman, whose mother is Canadian, found himself eligible for the CFL draft and landed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

The New York Giants invited him to rookie minicamp in May, but did not offer him a contract. So Chapman said he was ready to joined Hamilton.

Then his phone rang. The Denver Broncos invited him to training camp.



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