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Hill adds three former Minnesota coaches to SIU football

By Luke Nozicka, @LukeNozicka

January 9, 2016

Filed under Football, Sports

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 ...

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...

SIU falls to Illinois State

SIU falls to Illinois State

November 14, 2015

Minnesota football hires former SIU defensive coordinator as coach

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

November 11, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

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...

Friendly rivalry extends on and off football field

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

November 2, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

Football rivalries are intense in high school but the focus shifts drastically in college.Junior linebacker Chase Allen, freshman defensive end Nate Sylvester of the Belleville East High School Lancers — and sophomore line...

Everything you need to know before the SIU vs. Liberty game

By Daily Egyptian staff

September 25, 2015

Filed under Sports


Saluki quarterback intends to transfer

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

April 8, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

Junior quarterback Ryan West intends to transfer from SIU and wants to pursue his sport at the Division II level."We anticipated it to a degree," Saluki head coach Dale Lennon said.He said West is transferring to get more pla...

Trying out for my dreams

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

January 28, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

I am going for it.I am tired of sitting around wishing my days competing in organized athletics could be relived.I do not want to be that guy telling everyone about my potential of making it 20 years from now. It is time to ...

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