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Salukis add 9 signees on signing day

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CARBONDALE -- The Football Salukis add 9 signees in the early December signing period on National Signing Day.

Offensive signees:

  • WR Branson Combs, 6'3", 200lbs, Freshman, Evansville, IN
  • WR Avante Cox, 5'11", 170lbs, Junior transfer from Wyoming
  • WR Jordan Cox, 6'3", 195lbs, Freshman, Atlanta, GA
  • TE Avery Taggart, 6'5", 225lbs, Freshman, Eureka, MO
  • RB Romeir Elliott, 5'7", 185lbs, Freshman, Indianapolis, IN

Defensive signees:

  • LB Matt Brenneisen, 6'2", 220lbs, Freshman, Springfield, IL
  • ATH Tanner Corum, 5'11", 188lbs, Freshman, Knoxville, TN
  • LB Will Hopkins, 6'2", 200lbs, Park Hills, MO
  • LB Tim Johns, 6'3", 235lbs, R-Freshman transfer from Purdue

"You know, we were 2-9, and we got to be better on defense, and as a team, so there's not any starters. We got to come back here ad earn every rep, and every down, and so bringing more good players in here that do it the right way that are good teammates, and we'll push everybody to be better," said SIU head football coach Nick Hill.

SIU spring football picks up February 28, 2019.

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