Tag: Dalton Keene

ISU Redbird duo impresses at East-West Shrine Game

ISU Redbird duo impresses at East-West Shrine Game
A pair of former Illinois State defensive stars showcased their talents in the annual East-West Shrine Game this past weekend. According to the annual all-star game official statistics, defensive tackle Dalton Keene recorded three tackles and three quarterback hits. In addition, the Jacksonville High School graduate recovered a fumble and registered half a sack. Defensive back... Read more »

ISU defensive stars featured on numerous All-American teams

ISU defensive stars featured on numerous All-American teams
Illinois State defensive stars Davontae Harris and Dalton Keene capped their stellar careers with enough All-American accolades to fill a Redbird wing at the football office in Normal. The two seniors combined for 10 All-American honors and both will represent ISU in the East-West Shrine Game Jan. 20 in St. Petersburg, Fla. Last week, Harris... Read more »

Rivals since 8th grade, Keene and Torgerson epitomize the ISU-WIU football rivalry

Rivals since 8th grade, Keene and Torgerson epitomize the ISU-WIU football rivalry
While their current schools first met on the field in 1904, they’ve been knocking heads for nearly a decade. Meet Dalton Keene, defensive lineman for Illinois State and James Torgerson, offensive lineman for Western Illinois. Rivals since eighth grade, these two epitomize the ISU vs. WIU football rivalry. “I don’t know him personally, but we... Read more »
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Moving the Chains with . . . ISU lineman Dalton Keene

Moving the Chains with . . . ISU lineman Dalton Keene
Dalton Keene has been a force in the Illinois State defensive line since his redshirt freshman season, the same year the Redbirds played in the national championship game. But, there’s much more to his story. Get to know Dalton Keene. Senior Hometown:  Jacksonville, Ill. Major: Business Can you believe it’s your senior season? No, I blinked and... Read more »

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 »

Spelman, Harris Spearhead Eight All-League Picks for ISU

Spelman, Harris Spearhead Eight All-League Picks for ISU
Eight Illinois State Redbirds were honored by the Missouri Valley Football Conference, headlined by first-team selections Mark Spelman and Davontae Harris. Three Redbirds were also selected to the All-MVFC Second Team, as senior wide receiver Anthony Warrum was joined by junior safety Alec Kocour and junior defensive tackle Dalton Keene. Senior linebacker Alejandro Rivera, senior... Read more »
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