Archive for June 2021

5 burning questions for fall 2021: Southern Illinois Salukis

Offensive lineman Ze’Veyon Furcron and running back Romeir Elliott were two Salukis who had plenty to celebrate this spring as SIU made the FCS quarterfinals. (Photo by Southern Illinois head football coach Nick Hill recalled his own playing days in Carbondale this season when fans loudly chanted “S-I-U, S-I-U” during a playoff victory at... Read more »

SIU Salukis spring postseason capsule

Southern Illinois returned to the FCS playoffs for the first time since 2009. (photo courtesy Southern Illinois Salukis Missouri Valley Football Conference Head Coach:  Nick Hill Overall Record:  6-4 Conference Record:  3-3 Biggest Win:  No. 14-ranked Southern Illinois rallied for a dramatic win over No. 3 Weber State, 34-31, in the first round of the FCS playoffs. Saluki quarterback... Read more »