Tag: Brock Spack

Spack Pushes Aside Purdue Coaching Rumors

Spack Pushes Aside Purdue Coaching Rumors
Illinois State head coach Brock Spack addressed a recent report that he had interviewed at Purdue University, his alma mater. “I have said all I’m going to say about that place. I am focused on the Redbirds and the playoffs,” Spack told Randy Reinhardt of The Pantagraph, the Bloomington-Normal based newspaper that covers ISU athletics. Earlier this... Read more »

ISU Closes Its Circle as Conference Opener Looms

ISU Closes Its Circle as Conference Opener Looms
How big is Saturday’s Missouri Valley Football Conference opener on the Illinois State Redbirds’ schedule? So big that head coach Brock Spack closed practice to outsiders during this week’s preparation. “There are some things we’re going to work on, some things we’re going to be practicing that I don’t want out there,” Spack told The Pantagraph earlier... Read more »

Spoo's Legacy Continues with Original Eastern Illinois Coaching Staff

Spoo's Legacy Continues with Original Eastern Illinois Coaching Staff
Bob Spoo retired after a 25-year run as the head football coach at Eastern Illinois University in 2011. Yet, his legacy lives on with members of his first Panther coaching staff. Spoo came to EIU in 1987 after earning strong praise as a Big 10 assistant at  Wisconsin and Purdue. A former Boilermaker quarterback himself, Spoo earned... Read more »
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