Southern Illinois football players will be participating in the annual Souper Bowl of Caring on Saturday, Jan. 31. Players will be at locations in Carbondale and Murphysboro soliciting donations for the Murphysboro Food Pantry to help combat hunger in southern Illinois.
Southern Illinois senior tight end MyCole Pruitt was named to College Sporting News' Fabulous Fifty FCS All-America Team, the organization announced on Monday. Offensive lineman Garrett Clark earned an honorable mention nod.
Southern Illinois outgoing seniors MyCole Pruitt and Malcolm Agnew are set to compete in a major postseason all-star games on Saturday, Jan. 17. Agnew will play in the NFL Players Association Collegiate Bowl, and Pruitt will play in the East-West Shrine Game.
Southern Illinois seniors Corey Boemer and Tyler Williamson were named to the 2014 FCS Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star team, the organization announced Friday. Boemer was also named one of ten finalists for a $5,000 post-graduate scholarship.
Southern Illinois head football coach Dale Lennon announced three coaching staff changes on Saturday. Secondary coach David Elson will take over defensive coordinator duties while Lennon resumes traditional head coaching duties; quarterbacks coach Nick Hill will serve as co-offensive coordinator with 2014 OC Bill O'Boyle; and O'Boyle...