Archive for March 2019

Optimism abounds as state FCS programs open spring practice

Optimism abounds as state FCS programs open spring practice
Spring officially began Wednesday afternoon, but the Illinois FCS programs all got an earlier start. Eastern, Southern, Western and Illinois State began spring football practices as part of the process in which all four strive to shake off disappointments from last fall. None of the Illinois teams qualified for the FCS playoffs–marking the first time... Read more »

New EIU staff hits state recruiting trail hard

New EIU staff hits state recruiting trail hard
Newly hired Eastern Illinois head coach Adam Cushing vowed that his staff would not only work the recruiting trail hard but also get players from the state to commit to the Panthers. Officially on the job less than three months, Cushing–the former Northwestern assistant–has done just that. Cushing and his staff have signed 27 players,... Read more »