Illinois State defensive end Colton Underwood was named to the Beyond Sports Network All-America team, the organization released Thursday. The 2013 BSN All America Team was chosen by college sports information directors, college coaches, media, and BSN staff.
Illinois State redshirt freshman quarterback Blake Winkler and sophomore transfer defensive end David Perkins each made immediate impacts in their first season with the Redbirds, and their efforts were recognized Tuesday when both were named to the Missouri Valley Football Conference All-Newcomer Team.
Illinois State senior defensive end Colton Underwood wrapped up his impressive career with his second Missouri Valley Football Conference First-Team selection Monday, when he was voted to the unit by league coaches, sports information directors and a media panel.
Illinois State football head coach Brock Spack has turned over his defensive coordinator duties to assistant head coach Spence Nowinsky, as announced by Spack Wednesday.