Tag: Sean McGuire

Moving the Chains with . . . Western Illinois quarterback Sean McGuire

Moving the Chains with . . . Western Illinois quarterback Sean McGuire
Sean McGuire seized his opportunity as a sophomore when the quarterback won the starting job, was voted team captain and set the WIU season record averaging 264.9 passing yards per game. The 6-foot-3, 228-pounder kept things rolling last season by leading Western to the FCS playoffs and earning honorable mention all-conference accolades for the second straight... Read more »

Redbirds, Leathernecks continue climbs in FCS poll

Redbirds, Leathernecks continue climbs in FCS poll
Fresh off impressive victories this past weekend, Illinois State and Western Illinois rose in the latest FCS STATS poll. ISU, which opened Missouri Valley Football Conference play, surged past Missouri State in the second half for a 34-9 win. Consequently, the Redbirds moved up two slots in the STATS FCS poll to No. 12 in nation.... Read more »

Lenoir, Taylor Headline WIU All-Conference Picks

Lenoir, Taylor Headline WIU All-Conference Picks
Seven Western Illinois Leathernecks were honored by the Missouri Valley Football Conference, headlined by first team picks Lance Lenoir and Brett Taylor. Lenoir concludes his career as a three-time All-MVFC selection, twice earning First Team honors at wide receiver (2014, 2016). Taylor, a junior, earned his second straight All-MVFC honor, and for the first time... Read more »
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