Southern Illinois tight end MyCole Pruitt and punter Nick Neidig earned national weekly positional honors from the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA), as announced today by the organization. Pruitt earned FCS National Tight End of the Week honors for the second-straight week, and Neidig earned FCS National Punter of the Week.
Head coach Dale Lennon met with the media on Monday afternoon to discuss the team and the upcoming game against South Dakota.
The Saluki football team improved to 4-1 with another dominant second-half performance against Western Illinois on Saturday night. Southern Illinois has now out-scored opponents 83-13 in the second half of games this year.
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The Southern Illinois football program used another dominant second half to beat Western Illinois 34-17 on Saturday night in Saluki Stadium. In front of 13,170 fans, the Salukis started the Missouri Valley Football Conference slate 1-0 after outscoring the Fighting Leathernecks 24-3 in the second half.
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