Port Huron, CMU grad Chapman putting CFL on-hold for NFL dream
Posted: 10:11 PM, Aug 06, 2018
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<p>CHESTNUT HILL, MA - SEPTEMBER 30: Mark Chapman #3 of the Central Michigan Chippewas carries the ball against the Boston College Eagles during the second half at Alumni Stadium on September 30, 2017 in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)</p>
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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