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The Inaugural Prairie State Pigskin Team: Defense

The Inaugural Prairie State Pigskin Team: Defense
With the calendar reading December and the football season over for Illinois’ four FCS teams, it’s time to announce the inaugural Prairie State Pigskin Team. DEFENSE Defensive Lineman:  Khalen Saunders, WIU The sophomore from St. Louis led Leatherneck linemen with 48 tackles as he played both interior line and defensive end. He recorded 1.5 sacks,... Read more »

Four Salukis Named to League All-Newcomer Team

Four Salukis Named to League All-Newcomer Team
Thirty-year-old head coach Nick Hill began a new era for Southern Illinois football. Perhaps a sign of things to come rests with the fact that four SIU players landed on the Missouri Valley Football Conference All-Newcomer Team. The Salukis honored by the MVFC are true freshman safety Jeremy Chinn, true freshman running back/return specialist D.J.... Read more »

Saluki Trio Nabs Missouri Valley Conference Honors

Saluki Trio Nabs Missouri Valley Conference Honors
Three Southern Illinois Salukis were named honorable mention All-Missouri Valley Football Conference. Senior Chase Allen ends his SIU career as one of the most decorated linebackers in school history. He was the team’s leading tackler for a third-straight season and ended his career with the 12th-most tackles in program history. He was second-team All-MVFC in... Read more »
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