Archive for June 2019

Garoppolo, Glenn headline EIU, ISU hall of fame classes

This year’s hall of fame classes include some names quite familiar with not only Eastern Illinois and Illinois State fans, but names that resonate far beyond their respective universities. Back in March, Eastern announced what it deemed its “powerhouse 2019 HOF Class” headlined by record-setting teammates Jimmy Garoppolo and Erik Lora (along with pole valuters... Read more »

Longtime CFL star & former ISU Redbird Glenn announces retirement

Longtime CFL star & former ISU Redbird Glenn announces retirement
While one longtime Canadian Football League star is retiring, six other former Illinois FCS standouts are on CFL rosters as the 2019 season begins play tonight. Kevin Glenn, who played at Illinois State from 1997 to 2000, announced his retirement Wednesday on his 40th birthday. Glenn was well known as the first player in CFL history to... Read more »