Football player in a league of his own

For the first time in history, a future player in the National Football League came out as an open gay man. Since Michael Sam, University of Missouri defensive end shared his sexual orientation it is questioned how teams will receive a gay player and ... Continue Reading →

Goodell, leave the playoffs alone

In his annual State of the League Address Friday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell discussed the possibility of expanding the current playoff system. Goodell said adding another wild card team to each conference will make the league “more competitive,” ... Continue Reading →

All-Star games need some serious work

If you watched the Pro Bowl Sunday night you might have noticed it was not bad as previous years, and if you are like me that may have surprised you. In previous seasons the Pro Bowl has been a joke, there has been an extreme lack of defense and an even ... Continue Reading →
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Inspirational through insight

Former NFL player Trent Shelton talks to a group of students Tuesday in the Student Center auditorium about how to make connections throughout their time in college as well as learning how to manage stress. Shelton, who is the co-author of the best seller ... Continue Reading →

Salukis anticipate NFL, CFL pressures

With his news sending his mother screaming for joy, former Saluki linebacker Jayson DiManche announced his signing with the Cincinnati Bengals. DiManche joined two other former Salukis to sign contracts with professional teams last week. Former defensive ... Continue Reading →

NFL historically cruel to NCAA coaches

After finding success on the collegiate level, some National Collegiate Athletic Association football coaches have to decide whether to take their talents to the professional stage or remain loyal to their university position. A recent trend among NCAA ... Continue Reading →

Tricks of the fantasy football trade

With week seven in the books, fantasy football has reached the midpoint of the year. Chances are, some of your players haven’t panned out the way that you hoped. If you are sitting in the basement of your league, or even in the middle around the .500 ... Continue Reading →

Sit ‘Em Start ‘Em October 23, 2012

Sit ‘Em Start ‘Em October 23, 2012 About Ben ConradyBen Conrady can be reached at bconrady@dailyegyptian.com or 536-3311 ext. 282. Continue Reading →

Sit ‘em Start ‘em September 27, 2012

 Fantasy Football  A S K T H E A R B I T E R About Ben ConradyBen Conrady can be reached at bconrady@dailyegyptian.com or 536-3311 ext. 282. Continue Reading →

Hampton bolts to the NFL

Jewel Hampton’s stint with the Salukis comes to a close as the transfer from Iowa decides to make a run to the NFL. Hampton declared himself eligible for the NFL Draft Jan. 17 and signed with an agent, closing a one-year career at SIU where Hampton ... Continue Reading →

Saluki running back could leave for NFL

Saluki running back Jewel Hampton will test the waters of the NFL. Hampton signed on to train with the St. Vincent Sports Performance facility with 14 other potential draftees, according to a press release from the facility. “This facility only ... Continue Reading →
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