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Hill adds three former Minnesota coaches to SIU football

By Luke Nozicka, @LukeNozicka

January 9, 2016

SIU football coach Nick Hill said Friday he has added three former Minnesota coaches to his first staff. Minnesota's acting offensive line coach Trevor Olson will serve as SIU's offensive line coach; Minnesota's offensive quality ...

Out with the old, in with the young

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

December 2, 2015

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...

How Lennon compares with former SIU coaches

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

November 30, 2015

William McAndrew - First SIU coachYears: 1913-16, 1921-38Record: 83-79-20McAndrew has the most all-time games coached, 182, and wins, 83, at the university. He is sixth all-time with a .511 winning percentage. He coached at SIU for...

Minnesota football hires former SIU defensive coordinator as coach

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

November 11, 2015

The University of Minnesota football program named defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys its new coach Wednesday. His promotion comes after serving as interim coach upon Jerry Kill's retirement on Oct. 28. Claeys was signed to a t...

Former SIU athletic director named interim AD at the University of Illinois

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

November 9, 2015

Paul Kowalczyk was named interim athletic director at University of Illinois on Monday. The hiring came after the university fired Mike Thomas earlier the same day. Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson said the release was a no-ca...

Former Saluki coach Jerry Kill retires

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

October 28, 2015

Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill announced his retirement, effective immediately, at a press conference Wednesday morning.Kill, 54, coached SIU to a 55-32 record in seven seasons from 2001 to 2007. He said doctors have advis...

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