Junior left tackle transferred to SIU from Toledo as redshirt freshman in 2012.
Spring Game will begin at 7 p.m. at Saluki Stadium and is free to the public.
Salukis record eight sacks and limit running backs to 55 yards on 30 carries
Coach Dale Lennon unveiled the 2013 signing class.
The Salukis will host Southeast Missouri State for the home opener at Saluki Stadium Saturday at 6 p.m.
Started eight gamesâ?¦Missed four games due to injuryâ?¦Member of offensive line that ranked second in the MVFC in fewest sacks allowedâ?¦Blocked for eight 100-yard rushing games and four 200-yard rushing games.
Started the final 11 games at right tackle after missing the season opener with an injury...Named MVFC Offensive Lineman of the Week on 9/23/13 for his performance in a win against Southeast Missouri State...Part of offensive line that allowed just 14 sacks all year, the fewest in the MVFC.
2012 (Redshirt Freshman)
Transferred to SIU less than a month before the start of the season...Played in 10 games and started nine games at right tackle.
Prior to SIU
Redshirted 2011 season at Toledo before transferring to SIU.
Made the Detroit Free Press "Dream Team"...Rated as No. 45 prospect in Michigan by Detroit News...Three-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com...Ranked as No. 83 offensive lineman in the nation by Scout...Honorable mention All-State honors as a defensive tackle...Helped lead Williamston to 9-2 record and berth in the Division 4 playoffs as a junior...Helped his team to state finals in 2010...Also lettered in basketball and track.
Full name is Ethan James Wirth...Born on April 27, 1993...Son of Dan and Judy Wirth...Management major.