Recent Football News
Saturday, May 02, 2015
KC Chiefs Grab ISU's O'Shaughnessy
A dream became a reality Saturday afternoon for Illinois State tight end James O'Shaughnessy, who was selected in the fifth round (pick 173 overall) by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2015 National Football League Draft.
Saturday, May 02, 2015
Emanuel Drafted in 5th Round
The San Diego Chargers selected former North Dakota State defensive end Kyle Emanuel 153rd overall with the 17th pick in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft on Saturday, May 2.
Saturday, May 02, 2015
Pruitt Selected in NFL Draft
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.
Saturday, May 02, 2015
UNI's Johnson Drafted in 3rd Round
University of Northern Iowa standout running back David Johnson has been drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the 2015 National Football League Draft. Johnson was picked 86th overall in the third round.
Friday, May 01, 2015
Bell Named New Southern Illinois Director of Athletics
James T. "Tommy" Bell will return to Southern Illinois University Carbondale as its new director of intercollegiate athletics. His appointment as SIU's 13th athletics director requires approval of the university's Board of Trustees, which meets May 14.
Friday, May 01, 2015
Tanney Named Interim Western Illinois Athletics Director
Western Illinois University Vice President for Student Services Dr. Gary Biller announced on Friday (May 1) that Deputy Director of Athletics Matt Tanney will take over as Interim Athletic Director. Tanney replaces Tommy Bell, who resigned for the same position at Southern Illinois University.
Friday, March 20, 2015
Zenner Awarded Postgraduate Scholarship
Former South Dakota State University running back Zach Zenner has been selected as one of two recipients of the 14th Division I Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association Scholar-Athlete of the Year award.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Valley Football Dominates Fab 50
The best 50 student-athletes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision have been named to the College Sporting News 2014 Fabulous Fifty FCS All-America Team. The MVFC had more than any other conference.