Archive for January 2021

Optimism high as SIU prepares for conference-only spring FCS season

Optimism high as SIU prepares for conference-only spring FCS season
As a record-setting quarterback at Southern Illinois, Nick Hill knew how to improvise on the fly. Today, as the head coach at his alma mater, he’s putting that experience to good use. ““We knew there was probably going to be something to adapt to before the season started,” Hill said at last week’s media conference.... Read more »

From Air Raid to controlled attack, Eastern Illinois QB continues to adapt

From Air Raid to controlled attack, Eastern Illinois QB continues to adapt
For the first three years of his college football career, Harry Woodbery was a gunslinger leading the up-tempo pass-heavy Air Raid system at Navarro College in Texas and Eastern Illinois University. When the Panthers hired longtime Northwestern University assistant Adam Cushing in December 2018, EIU transitioned to a more balanced attack. “I loved the Air... Read more »

Former WIU safety Fitzpatrick tackles unique new role with creativity

Former WIU safety Fitzpatrick tackles unique new role with creativity
Creativity has always been in Justin Fitzpatrick’s blood. “From when I was very young, I loved movies,” Fitzpatrick said. “I loved filmmaking. I loved making my own videos, my own films, my own highlights. “I can remember I tried to make a highlight film for my sixth-grade B team feeder-league basketball team,” he said with... Read more »
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