Saluki Football Playoff Hopes Still Alive


By WSIL Sports

MACOMB -- The Saluki football team took care of Western Illinois 34-28 Saturday, keeping their playoff hopes alive.

Redshirt freshman Ryan West got the start at quarterback for the injured Kory Faulkner.

The Salukis (5-4, 3-2) took advantage of good field position for most of the day in route to the victory.

Malcolm Agnew racked up 107 yards on the ground with one touchdown. While West went 16-30 with 2 touchdowns and one interception through the air.

Bryan Presume blocked a Western Illinois FG and returned in for a touchdown for the Salukis.

Also in the win Thomas Kinney booted a 52 yard FG. The kick is the second longest in Saluki football history.

Next week Southern will welcome Missouri State for a 2 PM kickoff.
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