Offense made big plays in passing game, but defense forced four turnovers.
MyCole Pruitt caught five passes for 118 yards and two touchdowns.
Groome to serve as president for the upcoming semester
SIU student-athletes earn four spots for second-consecutive season
Played in all 12 games, primarily on special teams...Had two tackles against Southeast Missouri State...Had a single tackle in three other games.
Played in eight games...Played inside linebacker and on special teams...Recorded two total tackles...Had an assisted tackle against Southeast Missouri State and a solo tackle against Western Illinois...Blocked a punt that resulted in an SIU touchdown at Illinois State...Named to the MVFC Academic Honor Roll.
Played in 10 games, primarily on special teams...Recorded one tackle...Earned the MVFC's Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award, which requires a minimum 3.2 GPA in the previous two semesters.
2010 (Redshirt Freshman)
Played in nine games...Had three tackles and one tackle for a loss against Quincy...Received the MVFC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award, which requires a minimum GPA of 3.2 for the previous two semesters.
Named to the conference's academic honor roll.
Two-way starter as a junior and senior (offensive lineman and linebacker)...All-Big 12 Conference linebacker as a senior...Big 12 Conference Scholar-Athlete from 2007-09...Recorded 80 tackles as a senior, had eight sacks and five fumble recoveries...All-State athlete in track and field where he threw the discus.
Born July 28, 1990 in Mattoon, Ill...Son of Lorri James-Dutton...Has two older brothers, Ryan and Connor, who was a linebacker for the Salukis...Majoring in business adminstration.