Illinois FCS fun-size facts: Hall of famers, big play gamers & national media framers
Since August, this website has published 193 stories (and a total of 139,000 words) about the four Illinois FCS programs.
Early signing day ’22: Juco linebacker who grew up in UNI’s back yard excited to join Missouri Valley rival Western Illinois
New Western Illinois linebacker Noah Epley is familiar with the Missouri Valley Football Conference since he grew up 10 miles from Northern Iowa’s UNI-Dome.
Early signing day ’22: Unique visit from EIU linebacker pays off for Southern; in-state prep OT offers promise
Visiting Southern Illinois for a midweek recruiting visit gave former EIU linebacker plenty of one-on-one time with his new coaches.
Early signing day ’22: Eastern Illinois ‘thrilled’ about adding state champion QB
The Panthers are also excited about versatile athletic added players.
Early signing day ’22: ISU lands highly recruited Bolingbrook running back
Longtime Illinois prep analyst “Edgy” Tim O’Halloran said, “It’s a good class, you can tell by what they’ve already gotten.”
Early signing day ’22: Western Illinois stocks recruiting class with youth at LB, OL spots
The Western Illinois signing day class features 21 players and is heavy on prep athletes, offensive linemen and linebackers.
Early signing day ’22: EIU emphasizes size & athleticism; welcomes back key receiver
Eastern alum Chris Wilkerson enters his second year at the Panther helm.
Early signing day ’22: Key returnee, WR class provide more weapons for SIU offense
The return of standout wide receiver D’Ante Cox and seven new wideouts in the early signing class provide more weapons for SIU’s offense.
Early signing day ’22: Spack pleased with ‘balance’ in Illinois State recruits
Redbird head coach adds there could be some position moves early in the spring.
With early signing period approaching, Illinois FCS focused on building rosters
This year’s early signing date provides programs opportunities to add both transfers and prep players.