Team capsule at a glance: Southern Illinois

Brown Dawg & Grey Dawg (Photo by

Southern Illinois University

Location: Carbondale

School founded: 1869

Nickname: Salukis

Mascots: Grey Dawg & Brown Dawg

Colors: Maroon & White

Stadium: Saluki Stadium

Conference: Missouri Valley Football

Head Coach: Nick Hill (7th season)

2021 Record: 8-5 (5-3 in conference)

Record the last three seasons: 15-15

Record the last five seasons: 27-25

Last playoff appearance: 2021

Last conference title: 2009

Salukis in the pros: S Jeremy Chinn, DB Madre Harper, DB Ryan Neal, TE MyCole Pruitt 

Retired uniform numbers: Harry Bobbitt (23), Mark Hemphill (30), Jim Lovin (78)

Fun fact: William Howard Taft, Eleanor Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, Barbara Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama all have spoken on campus.

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