Illinois State won nine games in 2012.
The Redbirds will look to pick up their second-straight road win to start Valley Football action.
Signing class is comprised of nine high school seniors and one junior college transfer.
2013: Played in six games, with two starts at center.
Marquette University HS: Three-year starter for head coach Jeff Mazurczak ... named Associated Press First-Team All-State honoree as a senior ... also garnered first-team all-region and all-area plaudits ... was tabbed as the conference lineman of the year and earned first-team all-conference honors ... helped team to the semi-finals of the Wisconsin state playoffs and was a team captain as a junior in 2010 ... named a first-team all-conference selection on the offensive line ... starter for the state championship team as a sophomore ... also a standout in track and field and powerlifting.
Personal: Born November 2, 1993, in Waukesha, Wis. ... son of Casey and Beth Spelman ... has two siblings, Matt and Jenn ... plans to major in business administration.