Tag: B.J. Bello

Lee headlines Illinois FCS players who agree to NFL agent deals

Lee headlines Illinois FCS players who agree to NFL agent deals
The 2017 NFL Draft ended Saturday without any players from Illinois Football Championship Subdivision schools being selected. However, several signed either as undrafted free agents or agreed to attend rookie mini-camps with NFL teams. In fact, only 15 FCS players were drafted, the lowest total since 2012. Twenty were drafted a year ago. Only two... Read more »

Lee, Lenoir late-round candidates in NFL Draft

Lee, Lenoir late-round candidates in NFL Draft
I’ve now had more official visits with NFL teams than I did with college teams. It’s funny how things work out.#DiamondInTheRough #WalkOn –Cameron Lee on Twitter  When the three-day NFL draft kicks off tomorrow night in Philadelphia, experts have their doubts that any of the four Illinois FCS programs will have a player selected. “This... Read more »

Two Redbirds Chosen for Valley All-Newcomer Team

Two Redbirds Chosen for Valley All-Newcomer Team
Two more Illinois State football players were honored by the Missouri Valley Football Conference Tuesday. According to an official ISU release, senior linebacker B.J. Bello and sophomore wide receiver Spencer Schnell made big contributions in their first seasons with the Redbird football program, and for their efforts, each was named to the MVFC All-Newcomer Team. The Redbird duo is... Read more »
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