CSNChicago.com is your top destination on the road to the 2015 high school football season. CSN preps contributor “Edgy” Tim O’Halloran will take a look at 100 teams in 100 days, counting down to the opening night kickoff on Aug. 28.
2014 Record: 9-3 (4-1). Finished second in the DuPage Valley Conference in 2014. The Redhawks beat Brother Rice and Waubonsie Valley before losing to Simeon in the 8A quarterfinal round.
Why did the Redhawks make the @CSNPreps Power Rankings: The Redhawks have some key returning starters and plenty of talent on hand.
Areas of concern heading into the 2015 season: The newly realigned DuPage Valley Conference schedule makes every week a must win for the Redhawks.
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It will be a good season if: The Redhawks offense continues to impress, and the defense can round into fighting shape early this season.
Headliners: Senior WR Emmanuel Rugamba (Iowa) and senior QB Connor Joyce along with three returning offensive linemen key the Redhawks offense.
Biggest game of 2015: September 25th vs. Wheaton South. The top two preseason ranked teams in the DuPage Valley will square off.
Did you know: Despite the new looking DuPage Valley Conference this season, the Redhawks will be pretty familiar with two new conference foes. Naperville Central's first two games last fall? Waubonsie Valley and Neuqua Vallley.