Kane County Dawgs
|Kane County Dawgs|
|Team history||Kane County Dawgs (2012-2013)|
|Arena||Seven Bridges Ice Arena|
|Based in||Kane County, Illinois|
|Team colors||Fire Brick, Goldenrod, white
|Owner(s)||Mike Dortch, Macey Brooks|
|Head coach||Matt Griebel|
|General Manager||Mike Dortch|
The Kane County Dawgs were a professional indoor American football team based in Kane County, Illinois. The team joined the Continental Indoor Football League in 2013 as an expansion team. The Dawgs were one of three indoor football teams based in the Chicagoland area. The Chicago Rush of the Arena Football League are based in Rosemont, and the Chicago Slaughter of the Indoor Football League are based in Hoffman Estates. The CIFL has had the Chicago Pythons (in 2012) which replaced the Chicago Knights (in 2011), formerly the Chicago Cardinals (in 2010), as the Illinois-based CIFL team, which replaced the Slaughter after they left for the Indoor Football League after a dispute with CIFL management. The Owners of the Dawgs are Mike Dortch and Macey Brooks. The Dawgs played their home games at the Seven Bridges Ice Arena in 2013.
Just prior to their fifth week of the season, the Dawgs folded on Match 9, 2013.
Franchise history 
The franchise was originally to be called the DeKalb Dawgs, and were to play in the American Professional Football League in 2013, before announcing that they would be joining the Continental Indoor Football League as its tenth member in October 2012. On October 10, 2012, the franchise announced that former National Football League and Arena Football League player Matt Griebel was named the team's first head coach. The team also announced the they would be playing their home games at the Canlan Ice Sports Arena in Romeoville, Illinois. In November 2012, former NFL wide receiver, Macey Brooks joined the Dawgs with an ownership interest in the team, and will also serve as the team's wide receivers coach.
The team announced on their website and the CIFL site that the Dawgs franchise was "indefinitely suspending operations" to protect the integrity of the league. Players and coaches were all released and free to sign with other teams in the CIFL or elesewhere.
Kane County Dawgs roster
Rookies in italics
Coaches of note 
Head Coaches 
Note: Statistics are correct through Week 3 of the 2013 Continental Indoor Football League season.
Coaching staff 
|Kane County Dawgs staff|
Statistics and records 
Season-by-season results 
Note: The Finish, Wins, Losses, and Ties columns list regular season results and exclude any postseason play.
|League Champions||Conference Champions||Division Champions||Wild Card Berth||League Leader|
|Season||Team||League||Conference||Division||Regular season||Postseason Results|
|Totals||0||1||0||All-time regular season record (2013)|
|0||0||-||All-time postseason record (2013)|
|0||1||0||All-time regular season and postseason record (2013)|
- "Kane County Dawgs Hires Head Coach". www.oursportscentral.com. OurSports Central. October 10, 2012. Retrieved October 10, 2012.
- "Oswego Resident and Former Chicago Bear Joins Kane County Indoor Football Team Staff". www.montgomery.patch.com. Patch Network. November 5, 2012. Retrieved November 9, 2012.