Daily Egyptian

Column: Hockey next in line for women’s sports in America

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

April 7, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Sports

A new women’s hockey league was announced on March 26 and will place four teams in the northeast United States.The National Women’s Hockey League will consist of the Boston Pride, Buffalo Beauts, Connecticut Whale and New York R...

Salukis become Cowboys in NFL offseason

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

March 23, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

The Dallas Cowboys—2014 NFC East Champions—now have two former Salukis on its roster after separate offseason moves. Fullback Ray Agnew signed a two-year deal with the Cowboys on March 13. He said although he had opportuni...

Dawgs reconvene at Saluki Stadium for Pro Day

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

March 17, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

Pro Day on Tuesday marked the last opportunity for former Saluki football players to play on the turf of Saluki Stadium.  NFL hopefuls swarmed the field to perform for scouts from the Houston Texans, New York Jets, Chicago Bears an...

Dawgs kick adversity, snap at NFL chance

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

February 25, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

Two former Salukis may have had humble beginnings in college, now they are taking the next step toward making the National Football League.Former Saluki long snapper Thor Hadfield and kicker Thomas Kinney will attend the College Senior Specia...

Pruitt prepared to conquer combine

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

February 16, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

Beginning Tuesday, former Saluki tight end MyCole Pruitt will participate in the National Football League Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.At the combine, Pruitt will participate in various activities bot...

Former dawgs sniffing NFL opportunities

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

February 3, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

MyCole Pruitt and Malcom Agnew are not the only former Saluki football players with sights on the National Football League.Thor Hadfield, Courtney Richmond, LaSteven McKinney and Ken Malcome are all using the offseason, combines and p...

Pruitt signs with National Sports Agency

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

January 27, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

Former SIU tight end MyCole Pruitt signed with the National Sports Agency for representation in the National Football League.The agency represents 25 players on NFL rosters, two free agents and retired players such as former ...

Pruitt to attend NFL combine

By Brent Meske @brentmeskeDE, Daily Egyptian

January 13, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

Former Saluki tight end MyCole Pruitt will participate in the NFL Scouting Combine beginning Feb. 17 in Indianapolis.Pruitt was invited to the combine after an offseason in which he earned many awards. He was most notably named to...

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