Kory Faulkner passed for 239 yards and four TDs.
Salukis record eight sacks and limit running backs to 55 yards on 30 carries
SIU drops to 2-3 on the season and 1-1 in the Missouri Valley with the loss.
Salukis travel to Eastern Illinois to open the season on Thursday night
SIU leads all-time series, 40-15-1
2011 (Sophomore): Played in all 11 games, starting 10...Second on the team with 26 catches...Third on the team with 278 yards and 25.3 yards per game.
2010 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in 10 games...Returned three punts for 37 yards, all in the Quincy game...Had a long return of 17 yards...Made seven tackles on special teams...Received the teams Annihilator Award, which goes to the offensive player with the most outstanding week of strength training, for the week of the Southeast Missouri State game...Named to the MVFC Academic Honor Roll.
2009 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Sacred Heart-Griffin High School's all-time career leader in receptions...Two-time first team all-conference and all-state Max Preps. Was a first team Chicago Tribune, Champaign News Gazette and Illinois Football Coaches Association all-state selection in 2008...Central State 8 Conference Player of the Year as a senior...Led the conference and set a SHG single-season record with 1,259 receiving yards...Finished second in the state with 18 yards per catch...Led the conference with 71 catches...Led the team to a 6A state championship...Returned four kickoffs and three punts for touchdowns...Scored 142 points...Had six interceptions, including one which he returned 104 yards for a TD...Also posted 54 solo tackles and assisted on 36. As a junior, he led the conference in catches (41) and receiving yards (886)...His 886 receiving yards were fourth-best in school history...Averaged 21.6 yards per catch and finished with 11 TD receptions...Ranked first on the team with 78 points, four interceptions and 94 all-purpose yards, leading SHG to a state championship.
Personal: Born Aug. 13, 1990, in Springfield, Ill... Son of Paula and Mike Lantz...Has one brother, Ryan, who was a left-handed pitcher at UT-Martin...Majoring in recreation.