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SIU football adds alumnus as coach

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

January 12, 2016

Filed under Football, Sports

Newly hired football coach Nick Hill is bringing back an alumnus to coach his safeties, he said Tuesday.Marty Rodgers, who was a safety for SIU from 2006 to 2009, is the fourth coach added to the roster after Hill kept three ...

Here’s how the Internet is reacting to Nick Hill as SIU’s head football coach

By Daily Egyptian staff

December 23, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

SIU Athletic Director Tommy Bell announced Wednesday that interim head football coach Nick Hill, a 30-year-old DuQuoin native, will serve as SIU's head football coach. Hill, a 2004-07 Saluki quarterback, replaces Dale Lennon, who was fired o...

Beelen and Clay make strides as two-sport athletes

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

December 8, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports, Track Cross Country

Multi-sport athletes are a rare breed. Only two of the 395 athletes at SIU are on multiple active rosters.Senior TJ Beelen is a nose tackle and junior Adam Clay is an offensive tackle in football. Both are also throwers in t...

Out with the old, in with the young

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

December 2, 2015

Filed under Football, Opinion, Sports

The firing of SIU football coach Dale Lennon was long overdue. Some fans wanted the change after last year and by the time the 2015 season rolled around, it was down to the last shot for Lennon.With Lennon seemingly on the hot s...

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