The Next Step

April 18, 2013

NORMAL, Ill. - The Illinois State football team, in conjunction with Redbird Productions, is proud to announce the release of `The Next Step', an inside look into Redbird Football spring training camp. `The Next Step' is a two-part mini-web series, covering the grind of the Redbird football team. The series will be presented on

Jeremy Havens, the Director of Redbird Productions, and his staff looked for a new way to promote the football team when coming up with the idea.

"We wanted to do something different for the fans," Havens said. "So, we decided to give a different look at spring workouts, instead of our regular position break down videos. It was also a challenge for my staff and that's why we did it; to continue to push ourselves."

Head football coach Brock Spack appreciated the new viewpoint fans will get to see, thanks to Redbird Productions.

"When you get more attention on your program, great things will happen from the fans, recruiting, the stadium and the team," Spack said. "I look forward to seeing the series as much as the next guy."

The two-part miniseries will cover 2013 spring camp, leading up to the Spring Showcase, April 27th. The series will only be able available on The first episode will be released on April 24th at noon. The second and third episodes will be released shortly after. Your online source for Illinois State Athletics tickets, Weisbecker Scholarship Fund gifts, multimedia, Redbird merchandise, photos and more.