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Saluki football adds returner and quarterback transfers

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

January 14, 2016

Filed under Football, Sports

Head football coach Nick Hill on Tuesday announced the additions of cornerback/punt returner Craig James and quarterback Josh Straughan to the team.James, who will be a third-year junior in 2016, transferred from Minnesota, w...

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...

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...

Salukis trying to limit wear during long stretch of games

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

November 14, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

The SIU football team is reaching the end of a nine-week stretch in which it will have played a game every weekend.The challenge for the Salukis has been to find a balance between limiting the toll the season takes on players...

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