Archive for June 2018

Prairie State Pigskin Notebook: ISU dismisses leading tackler, Hall of Fame names & the return of a Panther great

Prairie State Pigskin Notebook:  ISU dismisses leading tackler, Hall of Fame names & the return of a Panther great
Illinois State has dismissed its leading tackler from the team, according to a recent story by beat writer Randy Reinhardt of The Pantagraph. ISU head coach Brock Spack confirmed that senior linebacker Tyree Horton was removed from the team “by an accumulation of events and not one major transgression,” according to Reinhardt’s story. “I gave him... Read more »

State FCS coaches react to NCAA redshirt rule change

The NCAA has altered its rule on redshirting. What remains in effect is that Division I players–both at the FBS and FCS levels–have five years to use four years of eligibility to play in games. What has changed is that players may now participate in up to four games in a season without losing one... Read more »

Prairie State Pigskin Notebook: Former Western receiver continues long Arena career

Prairie State Pigskin Notebook:  Former Western receiver continues long Arena career
Former Western Illinois receiver and Chicago native Reggie Gray has led a nomadic life as a professional football player. The 34-year-old Gray began his Arena Football League career in 2011 as a member of the Chicago Rush. However, after three seasons playing for his hometown team, the Rush folded. Thus, the Morgan Park High School... Read more »
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