Southern Illinois tight end MyCole Pruitt became the first Saluki football player to be selected in the NFL Draft since 2011 when the Minnesota Vikings selected him in the fifth round with the 143rd pick on Saturday.
Fifth-year senior Mark Iannotti was pushed by a pair of redshirt freshmen but made it through Spring Ball as Southern Illinois' starting quarterback, head coach Dale Lennon announced after tonight's annual Spring Game.
The Southern Illinois University football team wraps up its spring season with the annual Spring Game at 6 p.m. on Friday at Saluki Stadium. Available seats will be tagged for fans who wish to purchase season tickets.
Two redshirt freshman quarterbacks -- Sam Straub and Matt DeSomer -- took advantage of their opportunity for extended playing time during Saturday's football scrimmage at Saluki Stadium.
The Southern Illinois University football team will hold its second scrimmage of the spring on Saturday at 9 a.m. at Saluki Stadium. Here's a Q&A with co-offensive coordinator Nick Hill, who begins his second season on the head coach Dale Lennon's staff.