Tag: Senior Bowl

Saunders makes WIU history as first Senior Bowl invitee

Saunders makes WIU history as first Senior Bowl invitee
Defensive standout Khalen Saunders has made Western Illinois history that the likes of Bryan Cox and Rodney Harrison never did. The same goes for James Milton and Edgerton Hartwell, who won Buck Buchanan Awards as Leathernecks, ditto for Brett Taylor and Kyle Glazier finished as runner-ups. Others including Cyron Brown, Lee Russell and Jason Williams were... Read more »

WIU head coach shares thoughts on lack of interest for Leatherneck all-stars

WIU head coach shares thoughts on lack of interest for Leatherneck all-stars
Western Illinois head coach Charlie Fisher shared his thoughts late Monday afternoon on two of his all-conference players not receiving any postseason all-star game invitations. As of today, neither WIU linebacker Brett Taylor nor receiver Jaelon Acklin has landed on any all-star game rosters. “It’s disappointing because they’re both game-worthy guys,” Fisher said from the... Read more »

WIU stars holding out hope for postseason all-star invitations

WIU stars holding out hope for postseason all-star invitations
The nation’s leading tackler and Western Illinois’ single-season receiving record holder can’t seem to get near the postseason all-star ball. To date, WIU linebacker Brett Taylor and receiver Jaelon Acklin have yet to get any postseason all-star showcase invitations. Taylor, who grew up in Macomb and was a regular at WIU practices from a young age,... Read more »
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