Tag: FCS football

ISU the best bet for playoffs, national writers predict

Prairie State Pigskin asked four national media members to weigh in with predictions on the four Illinois FCS schools for the upcoming season. In these experts’ opinions, head coach Brock Spack’s Illinois State Redbirds have the best shot at reaching the playoffs. Here are the win-loss predictions and comments: Craig Haley, STATS FCS Senior Editor  Illinois State... Read more »

Illinois FCS programs add transfers from FBS

Illinois FCS programs add transfers from FBS
With all four Illinois Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) schools now in fall camps, Prairie State Pigskin takes a look at the additions each team has made via Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) transfers. Per NCAA rules, each is eligible to play this fall. Each transfer is listed by position, name, uniform number and previous school. Western Illinois Leathernecks... Read more »

Moving the Chains with . . . EIU lineman Evan Kanz

Moving the Chains with . . . EIU lineman Evan Kanz
Offensive lineman Evan Kanz capped his Eastern Illinois career by being selected to the All-Ohio Valley Conference team. It was the second time in his career that the honor had been bestowed upon him. But, there’s much more to his story. Get to know Evan Kanz. Senior Hometown:  Luxemburg, Wisc. Major:  Poltical Science When you... Read more »
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