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Agnew family suffers two football setbacks

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Salukis’ playoff window closing, not shut

Qualifying for the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs is a task with simple requirements: win your conference or seven Division I games. SIU football sits at 5-3 on the season and fifth in the Missouri Valley Conference. With back-to-back losses ... Continue Reading →
Junior quarterback Mark Iannotti passes the ball Saturday during the third quarter of the Salukis’ 34-17 win against Western Illinois University at Saluki Stadium. Iannotti threw 2 touchdowns and a career high 272 passing yards during the game. SIU will play the University of South Dakota Saturday at Saluki Stadium.
Nathan hoefert • Daily Egyptian

4-1 Salukis still need to improve

Saluki football pulled a win in its first conference game Saturday night, but only looked decent in the first half. In the victory over Western Illinois University SIU had to lean on a strong second half performance for its fourth win. This has been ... Continue Reading →

Salukis renew rivalry with Western

Two teams will meet on the gridiron for the 60th time in their storied history this Saturday. SIU and Western Illinois University will open Missouri Valley Football Conference play at Saluki Stadium. The series has been filled with drama. Of the 59 games ... Continue Reading →
Nathan Hoefert | Daily Egyptian

Fighting for his team

Coach Dale Lennon calls a play Sept. 20 during the second half of the Salukis’ 13-35 loss against Purdue University at Ross-Ade Field in West Lafayette, Ind. Nathan Hoefert | Daily Egyptian About Nathan Hoefert Continue Reading →

Safeties split time

A freshman safety created a depth issue for the Salukis, but it is one they will be happy to deal with. Junior safety Anthony Thompson and freshman safety Ryan Neal split time in the Saluki defense. Head coach Dale Lennon said Neal was ready to play from ... Continue Reading →
Junior quarterback Mark Iannotti runs for a first down Saturday during the second quarter of the Salukis’ 13-35 loss against Purdue University at Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Nathan Hoefert • Daily Egyptian

Plenty of positives in Purdue loss

SIU football took its first loss of the season, but can learn from it heading into Missouri Valley Football Conference games. SIU’s 35-13 loss at Purdue University was expected. On paper the Big Ten Conference team should have beat the snot out of ... Continue Reading →

SIU approaches toughest test

SIU football will put its perfect record on the line for its toughest matchup yet Saturday. SIU (3-0) will travel to West Lafayette, Ind., for a date with Purdue University (1-2). The Salukis have looked strong early in the season, but will be tested ... Continue Reading →

By the power of Thor the Salukis can succeed

Among the captains of SIU football, one player took an unusual route to his leadership. Senior long snapper Thor Hadfield is a Saluki captain for 2014, but his career with SIU started far from where it is now. Hadfield joined the Salukis as a walk-on ... Continue Reading →
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Salukis trounce Trojans

SIU football (1-0) opened 2014 with a win in blowout fashion Thursday night. Head Coach Dale Lennon has been preaching to his players to make a statement all preseason. And his Salukis did just that in a 45 to 0 victory over Taylor University (0-1). “We ... Continue Reading →

Saluki football opens season

It’s a moment I’ve been waiting for all summer. The Salukis’ sports season officially begins at 7 p.m. Thursday, with the kick off of SIU vs. Taylor University at Saluki Stadium. The Salukis find themselves in luck with their first game. Taylor ... Continue Reading →
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The return of Mika’il McCall

Most people rarely get the opportunity to redo something in life they regret, but one member of the Saluki football team finds himself with that opportunity. Mika’il McCall’s 2013 season was cut short after just one game due to a disciplinary dismissal, ... Continue Reading →
Junior quarterback Mark Iannotti rolls out of the pocket at Saluki Stadium during
practice Monday. Iannotti was named starting quarterback for the Salukis for the
2014 season.
Nathan Hoefert • Daily Egyptian

Junior transfer will start at quarterback

SIU football has found its replacement for departed quarterback Kory Faulkner for the 2014 season. Head coach Dale Lennon announced junior transfer student Mark Iannotti will start the team’s first game of the season against Taylor University. Iannotti ... Continue Reading →

Salukis yet to name 2014 starter

Replacing Kory Faulkner will be a big task for the Salukis to tackle, but the pieces are in place to do so. The SIU roster has three players listed at quarterback: juniors Matt Vincent and Mark Iannotti, along with sophomore Ryan West. With the starting ... Continue Reading →
Sophomore tight end Shaq Findlater, left, goes up for a catch against freshman safety Charles Harris Friday during the annual Spring Game scrimmage.
SARAH SCHNEIDER • DAILY EGYPTIAN

Saluki football closes out spring practice

  SIU football held the annual maroon and white game Friday night at Saluki Stadium. Despite both sides giving their best effort, the game was considered a tie. The game marked the final official spring practice for the Salukis and is the last time ... Continue Reading →
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