Normal, IL (SportsNetwork.com) – Defense dominated in the Illinois State spring
football game before Sean Slattery’s late 31-yard field goal lifted the Red
team to a 3-0 win over the White on Saturday.
Inclement weather affected both teams’ offenses. The Red was comprised of the
first-team offense and the second-team defense, while the White boasted the
first-team defense and the second-team offense.
Normal West’s interception set up Slattery’s field goal with just over two
DraShane Glass had three tackles and Daejgeon Love contributed a pair of stops
and a sack for the Red. Jalen Battle had a game-high six tackles for the White.
Last season, Illinois State earned a share of the Missouri Valley Football
Conference title, won a school-record 13 times and reached the FCS national
championship game for the first time, losing to North Dakota State, 29-27.
The Redbirds will kick off their 2015 schedule on Sept. 5 with a visit to Iowa.