Take a look back at SIU's historic 2020-21 football season in our online collection. The Salukis went 6-4 in an eight-month season, amidst a worldwide pandemic, that began last August and ended in the FCS quarterfinals.
CARBONDALE — SIU's first, and hopefully only, spring football season came to a close Sunday night at No. 2 South Dakota State after the Jackra…
CARBONDALE — A 6-foot-2 safety at Pinellas Park (Florida) High School, Makel Calhoun doubled as a deep threat wide receiver.
CARBONDALE — SIU quarterback Karé Lyles never had a pregame playlist, or an individual stretching routine, but he's working on it.
CARBONDALE — When SIU football coach Nick Hill played here in the late 2000s, the Salukis were known as "Running Back U" after the likes of "T…
BROOKINGS, S.D. — No one could call SIU's football team conservative at second-ranked South Dakota State Sunday night.
CARBONDALE — SIU football coach Nick Hill hopes what got his program to its first playoff berth in 12 years keeps it going Sunday at second-ra…
OGDEN, Utah — Weber State scored 49 points to beat Idaho State Feb. 27, despite failing to score twice in the red zone, and needed a last-seco…
OGDEN, Utah — Seldom-used Jerron Rollins had three big catches for 55 yards, Raquan Lindsey had the Salukis' only sack against Weber State on …
On Nov. 24, 2019, the SIU football team received a gut punch it wasn’t expecting. It was left out of the FCS playoffs despite a 7-5 record tha…
SIU head coach Nick Hill and running back Javon Williams Jr. (15) bump fists after Williams threw a 56-yard touchdown pass during the third qu…
SIU running back Justin Strong (5) looks to avoid Southeastern Louisiana defensive back Ferlando Jordan (2) during the second quarter at Saluk…
Rolling up a school-record 807 yards of total offense, SIU closed the regular season with a non-conference win over 15th-ranked Southeastern Louisiana on Saturday at Saluki Stadium.
The start wasn't good, and the ending was even worse for SIU's 10th-ranked football team Saturday at Missouri State.
SIU running back Justin Strong (5) gets tripped up by South Dakota State linebacker Logan Backhaus (12) during the third quarter at Saluki Sta…
CARBONDALE — Sometimes when you have three quarterbacks, you really don't have one.
- RANDY REINHARDT
NORMAL — The Illinois State spring football season is over.
CARBONDALE — Western Illinois has pulled out of Saturday's football game at No. 16 SIU, as well as its make-up game that was scheduled at Sout…
SIU linebacker Bryson Strong (31) and cornerback James Ceasar (2) tackle Northern Iowa running back Tyler Hoosman (32) during the first quarte…
CARBONDALE — When fourth-ranked Northern Iowa looks back at Saturday's game at 10th-ranked SIU, it will mourn five lost red zone chances to sc…
The SIU football team rallied from an early 12-point deficit to beat Youngstown State on a cold, blustery Saturday in northeast Ohio.
SIU running back Javon Williams Jr. (15) extends into the end zone on a one-yard touchdown run during the second quarter against North Dakota …
SIU cornerbacks Jonathan Thompson (7) and James Ceasar (2) tackle North Dakota State running back Kobe Johnson (24) during the first quarter a…
SIU takes on North Dakota State in front of a socially distanced crowd at Saluki Stadium on Saturday in Carbondale.
In a stunning beatdown of the Missouri Valley Football Conference kingpin, SIU dominated No. 1 North Dakota State on both lines of scrimmage for four quarters in a rout that emphatically ended the Bison’s 39-game winning streak.
- Eric Hylden, Grand Forks Herald
SIU's Romeir Elliot finds room to run as Jacob Garrett (43) blocks North Dakota's C.J. Siegel in the first half Saturday in Grand Forks.
CARBONDALE — SIU's football team had more turnovers than touchdowns in its opening game of the spring season Saturday at North Dakota, and fel…
CARBONDALE — The SIU football team was picked fifth in the Missouri Valley Football Conference spring preseason poll released Wednesday, prior…
CARBONDALE — The SIU football team is getting some reinforcements for the start of its second training camp in the last six months.
CARBONDALE — The Missouri Valley Football Conference will allow its other 10 programs to find a replacement game for Indiana State, which anno…
SIU players celebrate with War for the Wheel trophy after defeating SEMO 20-17 at Saluki Stadium in Carbondale.
- Todd Hefferman
Ugly, unorthodox, and at times, self-destructive, SIU's offense finally put it together in time to kick away No. 25 Southeast Missouri State Friday night.
CARBONDALE — For the first time since 2009, SIU's football team had multiple players named first team All-American by Stats Perform after its …
CARBONDALE — SIU wide receiver Avante Cox and safety Qua Brown were named second team All-American by The Associated Press on Wednesday.
Cornerback James Ceasar became the third different SIU football player to be named a first team All-American Friday.
CARBONDALE — The SIU football team came in eighth in the final Stats Perform top 25 poll of the season, which was released Monday.
After playing 10 games in the first spring football season ever, SIU has less than four months to get ready for their 2021 fall opener at Southeast Missouri State.
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