Archive for May 2019

Illinois FCS football & Jeopardy a winning combination--Part II

Illinois FCS football & Jeopardy a winning combination--Part II
Both the Illinois FCS programs and Jeopardy champion James Holzhauer are on breaks right now. With spring practice over and summer camps not scheduled to begin until the heat of summer, the state’s four teams have some time away from the field. Meanwhile, Naperville native Holzhauer has a two-week hiatus while a teachers tournament fills... Read more »

"I'll try Illinois FCS for $200, Alex"

"I'll try Illinois FCS for $200, Alex"
Both the Illinois FCS programs and Jeopardy champion James Holzhauer are on breaks right now. With spring practice over and the next camps not scheduled to begin until the heat of summer, the state’s four teams have some time away from the field. Meanwhile, Naperville native Holzhauer has a two-week hiatus while a teachers tournament... Read more »

Prairie State Pigskin Notebook: Seven former Illinois FCS players find ways to NFL camps

Prairie State Pigskin Notebook:  Seven former Illinois FCS players find ways to NFL camps
Following the Kansas City Chiefs’ third-round selection of Khalen Saunders in last weekend’s NFL Draft, seven former Illinois FCS players signed either as undrafted free agents or mini camp tryout candidates. While Western Illinois celebrated Saunders as its first NFL Draft choice in 10 years, three other Leatherneck standouts landed in camps. Quarterback Sean McGuire... Read more »
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