Saluki Playoff History




    Last updated on Dec. 2, 2010

    SIU's 1983 National Championship Trophy


    Saluki Playoff History Quick Facts

    • Southern Illinois has made the playoffs eight times since becoming a FCS member in 1982.
    • SIU made the playoffs seven-straight seasons from 2003-09, which at the time was the second longest streak in the nation behind Montana's run of 17 consecutive playoff appearances. That streak is tied for the third longest in FCS (formerly know as NCAA Division I-AA) history.
    • Southern's 12 playoff games since 2003 are the third most in the nation.
    • Southern Illinois is one of only nine schools that have five playoff victories since 2003.
    • The Salukis advanced to the quarterfinals of the playoffs four times in five years from 2005-09.

    Southern Illinois Year-by-Year Playoff Appearances


    1983 National Championship Season

    2003 Playoffs
    First Round: Delaware 48, SIU 7 - Recap |  Stats


    2004 Playoffs
    First Round: Eastern Washington 35, SIU 31 - Recap |  Stats |  Photo Gallery


    2005 Playoffs
    First Round: SIU 21, Eastern Illinois 6 - Recap |  Stats
    Quarterfinals: Appalachian State 38, SIU 24 - Recap |  Stats


    2006 Playoffs
    First Round: SIU 36, UT-Martin 30 - Recap | Final Stats | Photo Gallery
    Quarterfinals: Montana 20, SIU 3 - Recap | Stats


    2007 Playoffs
    First Round: SIU 30, E. Illinois 11 - Recap | Final Stats |  Photo Gallery 
    Quarterfinals: SIU 34, UMass 27 - Recap | Final Stats
    Semifinals: Delaware 20, SIU 17 - Recap | Final Stats |  Photo Gallery 


    2008 Playoffs
    First Round: New Hampshire 29, SIU 20 - Recap | Final Stats | Photo Gallery


    2009 Playoffs
    First Round: SIU 48, E. Illinois 7 - Recap | Final Stats |  In-Game Notes  |  Photo Gallery 
    Quarterfinals: William & Mary 24, SIU 3 - Recap | Final Stats |  In-Game Notes |  Photo Gallery 

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