Daily Egyptian

2015-16: The comeback year of Saluki Athletics

By Sean Carley, @SCarleyDE

May 9, 2016

Over the last five years, the magic that had put Southern Illinois University on the map in mid-major athletics began to fade.A basketball program that had made multiple Sweet 16 runs within a decade dropped to the cellar of the Missou...

Special teams becoming pivotal to SIU football’s success

By Sean Carley, @SCarleyDE

October 6, 2015

The Saluki football special teams unit has been just that so far this season: special.SIU ranks first in the Missouri Valley Football Conference in blocked kicks and blocked punts, and second in kickoff return defense and punt ret...

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