Salukis travel to Eastern Illinois to open the season on Thursday night
Thirty Saluki players and coaches spent Tuesday afternoon helping cut and move downed trees.
Dale Lennon press conference transcript.
School officials expect McElroy's idea will bring in over $100,000 for cancer research
Started all 12 games at center...Captained the offensive line that allowed just 14 sacks all year, which led the MVFC...Blocked for an offense that averaged 384.9 yards per game, third in the Valley...Helped SIU led the MVFC in passing yards per game at 231.8 yards per game.
Moved from guard to center in the offseason...Played in all 11 games...Started the season opener at right guard...Started the final 10 games at center.
Started the final six games of the season...One of only two true freshmen to play...Also played on defense in goal line situations...Blocked for seven 200-yard rushing games.
Two-time All-State and All-Big 8 Conference selection...Played on offensive and defensive lines...Two-time attendee of the U-100 Top Prospect Camp at the University of Oklahoma, where he was the 2010 MVP on the offensive line...Participated in the US Army All-American Combine in San Antonio, Texas in 2010, where he was named honorable mention...Led team to an 8-1 regular season record and 3-1 mark in the playoffs as a senior...Had 68 tackles on defense with 10 tackles for a loss and one sack in 2010...Posted 30 tackles, six tackles for a loss and one sack in 2009...Helped guide team into the playoffs and an 8-3 overall record as a junior...Recorded 30 tackles, nine tackles for a loss and three sacks as a sophomore...Two-time state qualifier in the shot put (2008 and 2009)...Also wrestled and was a four-time state qualifier who won the Class 1A state title as a senior...Finished second in state as a sophomore and third as a junior...Named IHSA Sportsman of the Year in August 2011.
Born in Evansville, Ind., on Jan. 9, 1993...Son of Angela and Kevin Crum...Mother is a circuit court clerk and father is an MRI/CT supervisor...Has one brother, Logan...His grandfather, Bill Crum, lettered in football at SIU in 1945...Majoring in agricultural systems and education.