Offense made big plays in passing game, but defense forced four turnovers.
Kory Faulkner passed for 239 yards and four TDs.
Salukis record eight sacks and limit running backs to 55 yards on 30 carries
It was SIU's first home shutout win against a conference opponent since 1985 and its second shutout victory of the year.
Team captain...Played in four games as the second-team quarterback...Completed 4-of-9 pass attempts for 23 yards and a touchdown...Threw his first collegiate touchdown pass, a one-yard completion to Rik Hicks, on 11/17 vs. Western Illinois...Completed 2-of-2 pass attempts for 11 yards on 8/30 vs. Eastern Illinois...Completed 1-of-6 pass attempts for 11 yards on 9/29 vs. Indiana State...Received the MVFC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award, which requires a minimum GPA of 3.2 for the previous two semesters.
Played in two games.
Prior to SIU
Redshirted at Northern Illinois in 2009 and did not see action in 2010...Was a Huskie Scholar.
Named to the Chicago Tribune honorable mention All-State team as a senior and was recognized by The Southern as its Prep Football Player of the Year...Team captain and MVP passed for 2,119 yards...Completed 177-of-276 passes with just four interceptions for a 64 percent completion mark...Rushed for 751 yards on 82 carries and recorded 49 total touchdowns (18 rushing, 31 passing)...Was invited to play in the East-West Shrine Game in 2008...Earned All-Conference honors as a junior and senior...Threw for 1,100 yards, rushed for 650 and recorded 29 touchdowns during his junior season...Led his team to a 20-5 record in two seasons and a second-place finish in Class 3A in 2008...Helped his team advance to the playoffs in all four of his seasons with two conference titles...Four-year letterman in basketball, earned special mention all-state honors his junior year.
Born Aug. 23, 1990...Son of Charles and Debbie Hill...Brother, Nick Hill, played at SIU from 2005-07, is the school's third all-time leading passer and was a free agent with the Chicago Bears (2008) and Green Bay Packers (2012)...Majoring in social studies education.