With a strong athletic tradition, Illinois State has launched many of its student-athletes into the professional spotlight.
Currently, Illinois State has 19 former student-athletes in the professional arena. Some of these famous alumni include Neal Cotts, D.A. Weibring and Laurent Robinson.
In its history, 182 professional athletes have passed through the halls of Illinois State. Former professional alumni include Doug Collins, Mike Prior and Dave Bergman, among many others.