Archive for January 2020

Illinois State Redbirds Postseason Capsule

Illinois State Redbirds Postseason Capsule
Illinois State Redbirds Missouri Valley Football Conference Head Coach:  Brock Spack Overall Record:  10-5 (reached FCS playoff quarterfinals) Conference Record:  5-3 Biggest Regular Season Win:  Then-No. 11 Illinois State took advantage of four turnovers by No. 4 South Dakota State and knocked off the Jackrabbits 27-18 in Brookings. Biggest Playoff Win:  Senior James Robinson followed up his 297-yard... Read more »

Six Illinois FCS players playing in postseason all-star games

Six Illinois FCS players playing in postseason all-star games
Six Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) players from Illinois schools have invitations to upcoming postseason all-star games. Here’s a quick rundown: Jan. 12–Darshon McCullough, running back, Eastern Illinois (Tropical Bowl at DeLand, Fla.) 9 a.m. CT on Flosports pay live stream Jan. 18–Luther Kirk, safety, Illinois State & James Robinson, running back, Illinois State (East-West Shrine... Read more »

Visit to College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta connects to Prairie State greats

Visit to College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta connects to Prairie State greats
Prairie State Pigskin paid a visit to the College Football Hall of Fame in downtown Atlanta this past weekend and found plenty of connections to our state. As the hall itself notes, the museum and its attractions are “united by history and technology” in a ways to delight the college football fan. Here are our takeaways.... Read more »
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