Six-game OVC/Big South schedule kicks off in October 2023 for Eastern Illinois
Eastern Illinois will kick off its six-game conference schedule Oct. 7, 2023 as part of the Ohio Valley Conference/Big South scheduling alliance.
Illinois State University regains prep championship games beginning in ’23
ISU will host the state’s high school football championship games for the next five years.
Illinois State star named one of three finalists as top FCS defensive player
The Buchanan recipient will be announced at the FCS National Awards banquet Jan. 7 in Frisco, Tex.
Transfer portal continues to keep Illinois FCS programs in flux
Like nearly anything, player “free agency” has both positive and negative aspects.
ISU’s Vandenburgh primed for strong run at Buchanan Award, national experts say
Sixth-year Redbird star stands a solid chance of being named one of three Buck Buchanan finalists.
Five burning questions for 2023: Southern Illinois Salukis edition
Revving up its scoring is a high priority this off-season for the Southern Illinois football team.
Southern recap: Late-season swoon ends Salukis’ playoff bid
A season-ending four-game losing streak doomed SIU’s postseason bid.
Five burning questions for 2023: Illinois State Redbirds edition
Replacing standout linebacker Zeke Vandenburgh, getting healthy and replacing losses in the transfer portal are among the challenges for Illinois State.
Illinois State’s Vandenburgh tackles top MVFC defensive honor; WIU WR Brantley is league’s Newcomer of the Year
Illinois State linebacker Zeke Vandenburgh and Western Illinois wide receiver Naseim Brantley won top individual honors from the Missouri Valley Football Conference.
ISU recap: Solid defense leads Redbirds to first winning record since 2019
An overtime win against rival Western Illinois gave ISU its first winning record in three seaons.