Recent Football News
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Valley Football Announces 2014-15 Honor Roll
Thirty-one student-athletes highlight the 2014-15 Missouri Valley Football Honor Roll, as announced by the league office today. Those 31 student-athletes earned the league’s highest academic achievement by capturing the Missouri Valley Football Conference President’s Council Academic Excellence Award.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
SDSU's Justin Sell Named AD of the Year
South Dakota State University Director of Athletics Justin Sell was named Tuesday as a recipient of the Under Armour AD of the Year Award by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA).
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.