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QB Jesse Hosket gets nod as Southeast Missouri State football team's Week 1 starter (08/22/16)
The Southeast Missouri State football team decided on its Week 1 starting quarterback Monday, as East Central Community College transfer Jesse Hosket will get the nod at Memphis on Sept. 3, according to Southeast sports information director Jeff Honza...
QB Jesse Hosket gets nod as Southeast Missouri State football team's Week 1 starter (08/22/16)
The Southeast Missouri State football team decided on its Week 1 starting quarterback Monday, as East Central Community College transfer Jesse Hosket will get the nod at Memphis on Sept. 3, according to Southeast sports information director Jeff Honza...
Quarterback battle continues at Southeast Missouri State football team's scrimmage (08/21/16)
As the Southeast Missouri State football team went through its final scrimmage of fall camp on Saturday at Houck Stadium, one question loomed larger than the others -- who would stand out enough to earn the title of starting quarterback for Game 1 at Memphis in two weeks?...
Matukewicz awards Southeast Missouri State football walk-on Zach Stagner with scholarship (08/21/16)
The theme of Southeast Missouri State's final football scrimmage of fall camp was supposed to be setting the two-deep, especially the ongoing quarterback battle. But as practice wrapped up at Houck Stadium on Saturday, it was the long snapper who stole the show...
Matukewicz surprises Southeast Missouri State football walk-on Zach Stagner with scholarship (08/21/16)
The theme of Southeast Missouri State's final football scrimmage of fall camp was supposed to be setting the two-deep, especially the ongoing quarterback battle. But as practice wrapped up at Houck Stadium on Saturday, it was the long snapper who stole the show...
Quarterback battle continues at Southeast Missouri State football team's scrimmage (08/21/16)
As the Southeast Missouri State football team went through its final scrimmage of fall camp on Saturday at Houck Stadium, one question loomed larger than the others -- who would stand out enough to earn the title of starting quarterback for Game 1 at Memphis in two weeks?...
Southeast Missouri State CB Mike Ford named to preseason All-America team (08/18/16)
Southeast Missouri State’s Mike Ford was named Thursday to the 2016 HERO Sports Preseason Football Championship Subdivision All-America Team. Ford, a junior cornerback, was one of six Ohio Valley Conference players named to the team, earning second-team honors...
Southeast Missouri State CB Mike Ford named to preseason All-America team (08/18/16)
Southeast Missouri State’s Mike Ford was named Thursday to the 2016 HERO Sports Preseason Football Championship Subdivision All-America Team. Ford, a junior cornerback, was one of six Ohio Valley Conference players named to the team, earning second-team honors...
Southeast Missouri State football team receives a timely reminder about ball security (08/17/16)
In the moment, Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz was less-than-thrilled. As his team's 12th practice of fall camp wound down Tuesday he put them through a live third-down scrimmage. Twice during that scrimmage the offense fumbled the ball, which elicited a refresher course from Matukewicz on the importance of securing the ball during the Redhawks' post-practice huddle...
Southeast Missouri State football team receives a timely reminder about ball security (08/17/16)
In the moment, Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz was less-than-thrilled. As his team's 12th practice of fall camp wound down Tuesday he put them through a live third-down scrimmage. Twice during that scrimmage the offense fumbled the ball, which elicited a refresher course from Matukewicz on the importance of securing the ball during the Redhawks' post-practice huddle...
SEMO NOTEBOOK: Leadership a focus for football program, positions shaking out (08/15/16)
When it comes to Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz's brick-by-brick approach, leadership might be more than just a brick -- it might be the mortar that holds the bricks together. That's good news for the Redhawks as they prepare for the 2016 season...
SEMO NOTEBOOK: Leadership a focus for football program, positions shaking out (08/15/16)
When it comes to Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz's brick-by-brick approach, leadership might be more than just a brick -- it might be the mortar that holds the bricks together. That's good news for the Redhawks as they prepare for the 2016 season...
Tedium meets excitement as Southeast Missouri State football holds media day (08/14/16)
When the Southeast Missouri State football team gathered for its annual media day on Sunday at the Show Me Center, it wasn't just a chance to take a team picture. It also marked the looming end of preseason practice and the midway point between the start of preseason camp and the Redhawks' season opener on Sept. 3 at Memphis...
Tedium meets excitement as Southeast Missouri State football holds media day (08/14/16)
When the Southeast Missouri State football team gathered for its annual media day on Sunday at the Show Me Center, it wasn't just a chance to take a team picture. It also marked the looming end of preseason practice and the midway point between the start of preseason camp and the Redhawks' season opener on Sept. 3 at Memphis...
Defense shines in Southeast Missouri State football's first scrimmage (08/14/16)
Defense was on display Saturday at Kirkwood High School's E.L. Lyons Stadium in St. Louis, as the Southeast Missouri State football team participated in its first intrasquad scrimmage. The offense was stopped three times inside its own 15-yard line during the scrimmage, which also included a blocked punt, a blocked field goal, an interception and a safety...
Defense shines in Southeast Missouri State football's first scrimmage (08/14/16)
Defense was on display Saturday at Kirkwood High School's E.L. Lyons Stadium in St. Louis, as the Southeast Missouri State football team participated in its first intrasquad scrimmage. The offense was stopped three times inside its own 15-yard line during the scrimmage, which also included a blocked punt, a blocked field goal, an interception and a safety...
Annual Southeast Missouri State football Pink Up jersey auction announced (08/13/16)
The Southeast Missouri State football team will pull on the pink again. October 29 will mark the annual Pink Up game, as the Redhawks pull on special Pink Up jerseys when they host Austin Peay. The game-worn jerseys will be available for purchase via an online auction that began Friday...
Annual Southeast Missouri State football Pink Up jersey auction announced (08/13/16)
The Southeast Missouri State football team will pull on the pink again. October 29 will mark the annual Pink Up game, as the Redhawks pull on special Pink Up jerseys when they host Austin Peay. The game-worn jerseys will be available for purchase via an online auction that began Friday...
Southeast Missouri State football focusing on red zone defense (08/10/16)
The confidence of the Southeast Missouri State defense shone through at the Redhawks' sixth practice of fall camp Wednesday. Every time the team came together for a drill that pitted the two sides against one other, the voices of one defensive leader or another could be heard around the Rosengarten Athletic Complex...
Southeast Missouri State football focusing on red-zone defense (08/10/16)
The confidence of the Southeast Missouri State defense shone through at the Redhawks' sixth practice of fall camp Wednesday. Every time the team came together for a drill that pitted the two sides against one other, the voices of one defensive leader or another could be heard around the Rosengarten Athletic Complex...
Defense shows consistency during Southeast Missouri State football preseason camp (08/10/16)
The confidence of the Southeast Missouri State defense shone through at the Redhawks' sixth practice of fall camp on Wednesday.
Defense shows consistency during Southeast Missouri State football preseason camp (08/10/16)
The confidence of the Southeast Missouri State defense shone through at the Redhawks' sixth practice of fall camp on Wednesday.
SEMO tabbed for second in OVC women's soccer poll (08/09/16)
For the second year in a row the Southeast Missouri State soccer team was predicted to finish second in the Ohio Valley Conference preseason poll. Murray State, which won the regular-season and tournament titles last season, was picked to repeat as champion...
SEMO tabbed for second in OVC women's soccer poll (08/09/16)
For the second year in a row the Southeast Missouri State soccer team was predicted to finish second in the Ohio Valley Conference preseason poll. Murray State, which won the regular-season and tournament titles last season, was picked to repeat as champion...
Southeast Missouri State football opens preseason camp (08/04/16)
Southeast Missouri State senior safety Eriq Moore bound up the hill between the upper and lower fields at the Rosengarten Athletic Complex shouting, "Last first day!" A little later in the Redhawks' Thursday morning practice, offensive coordinator Jon Wiemers commented that it was his first hill run of the season as he made the trek...
Southeast Missouri State football opens preseason camp (08/04/16)
Southeast Missouri State senior safety Eriq Moore bound up the hill between the upper and lower fields at the Rosengarten Athletic Complex shouting, "Last first day!" A little later in the Redhawks' Thursday morning practice, offensive coordinator Jon Wiemers commented that it was his first hill run of the season as he made the trek...
SEMO ROUNDUP: Knight third-team OVC pick, Ray adds to men's basketball staff (08/02/16)
Southeast Missouri State punter Alex Knight was one of eight Ohio Valley Conference football players named a STATS Preseason FCS All-American on Monday morning. Knight, whose senior season kicks off September 3 at Memphis, was a third-team selection...
SEMO ROUNDUP: Knight third-team OVC pick, Ray adds to men's basketball staff (08/02/16)
Southeast Missouri State punter Alex Knight was one of eight Ohio Valley Conference football players named a STATS Preseason FCS All-American on Monday morning. Knight, whose senior season kicks off September 3 at Memphis, was a third-team selection...
Southeast Roundup: 29 student-athletes receive top OVC academic honors (07/29/16)
Southeast Missouri State put 29 student-athletes on the list of Ohio Valley Conference Medal of Honor recipients, besting its previous high of 27 a year ago. Each award winner carried a 4.0 GPA for the 2015-16 school year. The Academic Medal of Honor is given annually to student-athletes who achieve the highest GPA in an OVC-sponsored sport...
Southeast Roundup: 29 student-athletes receive top OVC academic honors (07/29/16)
Southeast Missouri State put 29 student-athletes on the list of Ohio Valley Conference Medal of Honor recipients, besting its previous high of 27 a year ago. Each award winner carried a 4.0 GPA for the 2015-16 school year. The Academic Medal of Honor is given annually to student-athletes who achieve the highest GPA in an OVC-sponsored sport...
Redhawk football players, local police team up for Backstoppers benefit (07/21/16)
Jackson police chief James Humphreys enjoyed getting to be a different kind of serious. Humphreys put on his game face a few times Thursday night while he served as the coach of the red team at the Cops and Hawks Bowl, a flag-football tournament combining local law enforcement and the Southeast Missouri State football team, but other than that, it was all fun while raising money for Backstoppers, an organization that provides assistance for families of fallen first responders...
Southeast Missouri State football players, local police team up for Backstoppers benefit (07/22/16)
Jackson police chief James Humphreys enjoyed getting to be a different kind of serious. Humphreys put on his game face a few times Thursday night while he served as the coach of the red team at the Cops and Hawks Bowl, a flag-football tournament combining local law enforcement and the Southeast Missouri State football team, but other than that, it was all fun while raising money for Backstoppers, an organization that provides assistance for families of fallen first responders...
Jacksonville State preseason favorite again to win OVC title (07/19/16)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Losing in the national championship game, while playing poorly on offense, is all the motivation Jacksonville State coach John Grass has needed this offseason for his Gamecocks. Jacksonville State took a 12-game winning streak into the FCS title game in January only to leave with a 37-10 loss to North Dakota State. ...
Southeast Missouri State football picked to finish 5th in conference at OVC media day (07/19/16)
There are three Ohio Valley Conference opponents that coach Tom Matukewicz and the Southeast Missouri State football team have yet to beat. That trio -- Jacksonville State, Eastern Kentucky and Eastern Illinois -- is expected to remain the upper echelon of the conference...
Jacksonville State preseason favorite again to win OVC title (07/19/16)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Losing in the national championship game, while playing poorly on offense, is all the motivation Jacksonville State coach John Grass has needed this offseason for his Gamecocks. Jacksonville State took a 12-game winning streak into the FCS title game in January only to leave with a 37-10 loss to North Dakota State. ...
Southeast Missouri State football picked to finish 5th in conference at OVC media day (07/19/16)
There are three Ohio Valley Conference opponents that coach Tom Matukewicz and the Southeast Missouri State football team have yet to beat. That trio -- Jacksonville State, Eastern Kentucky and Eastern Illinois -- is expected to remain the upper echelon of the conference...
Southeast Missouri State football slotted for fifth place in OVC preseason media poll (07/17/16)
College football The Southeast Missouri State football team has been picked to finish fifth in the Ohio Valley Conference in a preseason poll of media that covers the teams. Defending conference champion Jacksonville State was a unanimous choice to repeat, collecting all 16 first-place votes for 144 points. ...
Southeast Missouri State football slotted for fifth place in OVC preseason media poll (07/17/16)
College football The Southeast Missouri State football team has been picked to finish fifth in the Ohio Valley Conference in a preseason poll of media that covers the teams. Defending conference champion Jacksonville State was a unanimous choice to repeat, collecting all 16 first-place votes for 144 points. ...
Southeast Missouri State football player McLemore sees burglary charge dismissed, remains with team (07/15/16)
Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz indicated via text message Thursday that rising junior Tyler McLemore currently remains with the team following the resolution of his court case after an arrest stemming from an incident March 22...
Southeast Missouri State football player McLemore sees burglary charge dismissed, remains with team (07/15/16)
Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz indicated via text message Thursday that rising junior Tyler McLemore currently remains with the team following the resolution of his court case after an arrest stemming from an incident March 22...
Southeast Missouri State football reaches out to local police, join forces for flag football event (07/13/16)
Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz was out of town on vacation with his family when he woke up to the news that five Dallas Police Officers had been shot and killed by snipers during a peaceful protest. That had come on the heels of the shooting deaths of two African-American men by police officers...
Southeast Missouri State football reaches out to local police, join forces for flag football event (07/13/16)
Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz was out of town on vacation with his family when he woke up to the news that five Dallas Police Officers had been shot and killed by snipers during a peaceful protest. That had come on the heels of the shooting deaths of two African-American men by police officers...
Change in ADs, baseball team's run highlight Southeast Missouri State's top stories of the year (06/23/16)
Southeast Missouri State athletics recently wrapped up another year of competition. Like many other years, it ended with a Redhawks track & field athlete competing at the NCAA outdoor track and field championships, but this year Southeast's baseball team was also still competing in June in an NCAA Regional...
Change in ADs, baseball team's run highlight Southeast Missouri State's top stories of the year (06/23/16)
Southeast Missouri State athletics recently wrapped up another year of competition. Like many other years, it ended with a Redhawks track & field athlete competing at the NCAA outdoor track and field championships, but this year Southeast's baseball team was also still competing in June in an NCAA Regional...
Southeast Missouri State football team announces game time for season opener (06/16/16)
Game time for the Southeast Missouri State football team's season opener at Memphis was announced on Wednesday. Kickoff between the Redhawks and Tigers has been set for 6 p.m. on Sept. 3. The game will be broadcast on ESPN3. The Redhawks' home opener is set for 6 p.m. Sept. 17 vs. Indiana State...
Southeast Missouri State football team announces game time for season opener (06/16/16)
Game time for the Southeast Missouri State football team's season opener at Memphis was announced on Wednesday. Kickoff between the Redhawks and Tigers has been set for 6 p.m. on Sept. 3. The game will be broadcast on ESPN3. The Redhawks' home opener is set for 6 p.m. Sept. 17 vs. Indiana State...
Players report, golf tournament raises funds in busy weekend for Southeast Missouri State football (06/14/16)
It's been a busy 24 hours for the Southeast Missouri State football program. The team's 25 newcomers reported for summer workouts on Sunday before the Redhawks' third annual Brick-by-Brick Golf Tournament took place on Monday. "Packing it all into one day," Southeast coach Tom Matukewicz said with a laugh. ...
Players report, golf tournament raises funds in busy weekend for Southeast Missouri State football (06/14/16)
It's been a busy 24 hours for the Southeast Missouri State football program. The team's 25 newcomers reported for summer workouts on Sunday before the Redhawks' third annual Brick-by-Brick Golf Tournament took place on Monday. "Packing it all into one day," Southeast coach Tom Matukewicz said with a laugh. ...
McRoberts signs as free agent with Rams after draft (04/30/16)
The Southeast Missouri State star wide receiver went undrafted before signing with the Los Angeles Rams
McRoberts signs as free agent with Rams after draft (04/30/16)
The Southeast Missouri State star wide receiver went undrafted before signing with the Los Angeles Rams
Matukewicz holds steadfast about his plans for Year 3 (04/25/16)
Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz has never wavered from the statement he made when he was first hired in December 2013. His plan was to be in the mix for an Ohio Valley Conference title by Year 3, and still is as his team is another step closer to that third season beginning as the Redhawks wrapped up their third spring under Matukewicz on Friday...
Matukewicz holds steadfast about his plans for Year 3 (04/25/16)
Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz has never wavered from the statement he made when he was first hired in December 2013. His plan was to be in the mix for an Ohio Valley Conference title by Year 3, and still is as his team is another step closer to that third season beginning as the Redhawks wrapped up their third spring under Matukewicz on Friday...
Vandeven, Hosket provide healthy battle for No. 1 QB spot for Southeast Missouri State football (04/18/16)
There's two players that have Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz feeling more confident and more comfortable in the offense than he did at this time a year ago. Quarterbacks Dante Vandeven and Jesse Hosket have brought a sense of security to the third-year coach as his team began its fifth and final week of spring practices at the Rosengarten Athletic Complex on Monday evening...
Vandeven, Hosket provide healthy battle for No. 1 QB spot for Southeast Missouri State football (04/18/16)
There's two players that have Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz feeling more confident and more comfortable in the offense than he did at this time a year ago. Quarterbacks Dante Vandeven and Jesse Hosket have brought a sense of security to the third-year coach as his team began its fifth and final week of spring practices at the Rosengarten Athletic Complex on Monday evening...
Offensive line highlights downhill approach in Southeast Missouri State football's final spring scrimmage (04/16/16)
With its spring game cancelled due to injuries and a lack of depth, the Southeast Missouri State football team went through its final scrimmage of the spring on Friday afternoon at Houck Stadium. The decision was fairly easy for third-year coach Tom Matukewicz, who said there weren’t any serious injuries, but enough of them that it would’ve put more of a tax on the players available and risked more injuries...
Offensive line highlights downhill approach in Southeast Missouri State football's final spring scrimmage (04/16/16)
With its spring game cancelled due to injuries and a lack of depth, the Southeast Missouri State football team went through its final scrimmage of the spring on Friday afternoon at Houck Stadium. The decision was fairly easy for third-year coach Tom Matukewicz, who said there weren’t any serious injuries, but enough of them that it would’ve put more of a tax on the players available and risked more injuries...
SOUTHEAST ROUNDUP: Three SEMO programs garner academic honors (04/14/16)
Three Southeast Missouri State athletic teams were among 1,000 in Division I athletics to receive NCAA Public Recognition Awards for scoring in the top 10 percent of their sport. The Southeast gymnastics, volleyball and women's cross country teams each earned the awards, which are based on the Academic Progress Rate, an "annual scorecard of academic achievement calculated for all Division I sports teams nationally," according to a press release...
SOUTHEAST ROUNDUP: Three SEMO programs garner academic honors (04/14/16)
Three Southeast Missouri State athletic teams were among 1,000 in Division I athletics to receive NCAA Public Recognition Awards for scoring in the top 10 percent of their sport. The Southeast gymnastics, volleyball and women's cross country teams each earned the awards, which are based on the Academic Progress Rate, an "annual scorecard of academic achievement calculated for all Division I sports teams nationally," according to a press release...
McRoberts works out in front of NFL scouts during Southeast Missouri State pro day (04/07/16)
Over the past few months, Paul McRoberts began to miss his family and life in Southeast Missouri. Not long after his senior season at Southeast Missouri State, the wide receiver played in the Senior Bowl; and then it was off to Texas for the NFL prospect to train...
McRoberts works out in front of NFL scouts during Southeast Missouri State pro day (04/07/16)
Over the past few months, Paul McRoberts began to miss his family and life in Southeast Missouri. Not long after his senior season at Southeast Missouri State, the wide receiver played in the Senior Bowl; and then it was off to Texas for the NFL prospect to train...
Defensive coordinator Bryce Saia confident in Southeast Missouri State football team's consistent approach (04/07/16)
Bryce Saia stopped himself as soon as the word came out of his mouth. The Southeast Missouri State defensive coordinator, standing at the Rosengarten Athletic Complex following the Redhawks' spring practice on Wednesday afternoon, blurted out, "Consistency," as he explained the progress of his defensive players...
Defensive coordinator Bryce Saia confident in Southeast Missouri State football team's consistent approach (04/07/16)
Bryce Saia stopped himself as soon as the word came out of his mouth. The Southeast Missouri State defensive coordinator, standing at the Rosengarten Athletic Complex following the Redhawks' spring practice on Wednesday afternoon, blurted out, "Consistency," as he explained the progress of his defensive players...
Southeast Missouri State football team makes spring scrimmage debut (04/02/16)
Southeast Missouri State football team makes spring scrimmage debut (04/02/16)
Southeast Missouri State RB DeMichael Jackson dismissed for team violations (03/31/16)
Southeast Missouri State running back DeMichael Jackson has been dismissed from the football team, the athletic department announced Wednesday evening. Jackson's dismissal was due to an undisclosed "violation of departmental policies and procedures," according to a press release...
Southeast Missouri State RB DeMichael Jackson dismissed for team violations (03/31/16)
Southeast Missouri State running back DeMichael Jackson has been dismissed from the football team, the athletic department announced Wednesday evening. Jackson's dismissal was due to an undisclosed "violation of departmental policies and procedures," according to a press release...
Southeast Missouri State football player facing felony and misdemeanor charges following break-in attempt (03/26/16)
Southeast Missouri State football player Tyler McLemore has been charged with first-degree felony attempted burglary and misdemeanor marijuana possession stemming from an incident on March 22. Cape Girardeau police officers responded to a call at 7:15 p.m. on March 22, according to the police report, where three individuals had allegedly entered a residence on North Middle Street in Cape Girardeau...
Southeast Missouri State football player facing felony and misdemeanor charges following break-in attempt (03/26/16)
Southeast Missouri State football player Tyler McLemore has been charged with first-degree felony attempted burglary and misdemeanor marijuana possession stemming from an incident on March 22. Cape Girardeau police officers responded to a call at 7:15 p.m. on March 22, according to the police report, where three individuals had allegedly entered a residence on North Middle Street in Cape Girardeau...
New coach, returning players settling in to secondary for Southeast Missouri State football (03/26/16)
By the end of the Southeast Missouri State football team’s first week of practices, cornerbacks coach Salim Powell was feeling pretty comfortable in his new role. Powell, who was a Redhawks’ cornerback from 2006-09 and started three years, spent the previous two seasons at the helm of the wide receivers, so on Monday, when he started seeing everything from a different perspective as spring ball got underway, it was a little odd...
New coach, returning players settling in to secondary for Southeast Missouri State football (03/26/16)
By the end of the Southeast Missouri State football team’s first week of practices, cornerbacks coach Salim Powell was feeling pretty comfortable in his new role. Powell, who was a Redhawks’ cornerback from 2006-09 and started three years, spent the previous two seasons at the helm of the wide receivers, so on Monday, when he started seeing everything from a different perspective as spring ball got underway, it was a little odd...
Focus on unity, improvement as Southeast Missouri State football opens spring camp (03/22/16)
As he wrapped up his team's first spring practice, Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz had one final message for his players. The third-year Redhawks' coach, with his players attentively gathered around him on the upper field at the Rosengarten Athletic Complex on Monday evening, pointed out that the players shouldn't concern themselves with what the depth chart looked like throughout spring ball or which groups they were taking reps with, but rather to focus on what it will take for them to get better by the end of the five-week spring session.. ...
Focus on unity, improvement as Southeast Missouri State football opens spring camp (03/22/16)
As he wrapped up his team's first spring practice, Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz had one final message for his players. The third-year Redhawks' coach, with his players attentively gathered around him on the upper field at the Rosengarten Athletic Complex on Monday evening, pointed out that the players shouldn't concern themselves with what the depth chart looked like throughout spring ball or which groups they were taking reps with, but rather to focus on what it will take for them to get better by the end of the five-week spring session.. ...
Six inducted into Southeast Missouri State Athletic Hall of Fame (02/20/16)
Mark Hogan, Willie Ponder, Lindsay Pickering, Trae Hastings, David Means and Jane Stacy were inducted into the Southeast Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday.
Six inducted into Southeast Missouri State Athletic Hall of Fame (02/20/16)
Mark Hogan, Willie Ponder, Lindsay Pickering, Trae Hastings, David Means and Jane Stacy were inducted into the Southeast Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday.
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Jesse Hosket (02/03/16)
Jesse Hosket Previous School: East Central (Miss.) CC Position: Quarterback Height: 6-foot-4 Weight: 220 pounds Hudl: Click here Twitter: Click here With its only midyear transfer, SEMO added depth at the quarterback position by bringing in Hosket. The 6-foot-4, 220-pound signal caller was highly efficient as a sophomore at East Central Community College in Decatur, Miss., where he completed 61.3 percent of his pass attempts and threw for 1,504 yards and 16 touchdowns to just two interceptions...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Corey Brown (02/03/16)
Corey Brown Previous School: Northwest Mississippi CC Position: Defensive line Height: 6-foot-2 Weight: 295 pounds Hudl: Click here Twitter: Click here The Redhawks bolstered their defensive line with a player that could make an immediate impact, as Brown comes to Cape Girardeau after two seasons at the junior college level...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Marlon Eugene (02/03/16)
Marlon Eugene High School: Royal Palm Beach (Fla.) Position: Defensive back Height: 6-foot Weight: 195 pounds Hudl: Click here Twitter: Click here Eugene played three different positions in high school, but looks poised to fill a role in the defensive secondary once he arrives at Southeast Missouri State after signing Wednesday to join the program...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Camden Boyle (02/03/16)
Camden Boyle High School: Lake Zurich (Ill.) Position: Long snapper Height: 6-foot Weight: 220 pounds Hudl: Click here Twitter: Click here It's not a position of glory, but someone has to play it, and Southeast Missouri State made sure it has the role of long snapper filled for at least the next four years when Boyle signed his National Letter of Intent on Wednesday...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Bydarrius Knighten (02/03/16)
Bydarrius Knighten High School: Rosa Fort (Tunica, Miss.) Position: Defensive back Height: 6-foot-1 Weight: 175 pounds Hudl: Click here Twitter: Click here Knighten became one of three recruits from Mississippi to join Tom Matukewicz's incoming group when he signed a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Justin Swift (02/03/16)
Name: Justin Swift High School: Trezevant (Memphis, Tenn.) Position: Linebacker Height: 6-foot Weight: 235 pounds Hudl: Click here Twitter: Click here Trezevant High School coach Teli White believes that Tom Matukewicz and the Southeast Missouri State coaching staff made a smart decision in bringing Justin Swift to Cape Girardeau...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Mike Brown (02/03/16)
Name: Mike Brown High School: Armwood (Seffner, Fla.) Position: Center Height: 6-foot-4 Weight: 300 pounds Southeast Missouri State only brought in one offensive lineman -- at least, only one it plans to play at the position -- on Wednesday, and that was Mike Brown...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Victor Alvarez (02/03/16)
Name: Victor Alvarez High School: Oxbridge Academy (West Palm Beach, Fla.) Position: Linebacker Height: 6-foot-2 Weight: 235 pounds Hudl: Click here Twitter: Click here Oxbridge Academy football coach Doug Socha thought that wide receiver Traionn Jones would likely be the player of his that ended up at Southeast Missouri State...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Traionn Jones (02/03/16)
Name: Traionn Jones High School: Oxbridge Academy (West Palm Beach, Fla.) Position: Wide receiver Height: 5-foot-9 Weight: 190 pounds Hudl: Click here Twitter: Click here Oxbridge Academy football coach Doug Socha thought that wide receiver Traionn Jones would likely be the player of his that ended up at Southeast Missouri State...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Omardrick Douglas (02/03/16)
Name: Omardrick Douglas High School: Ballard (Louisville, Ky.) Position: Linebacker Height: 6-foot-3 Weight: 210 pounds Hudl: Click here Twitter: Click here Omardrick Douglas knew almost instantly once he attended a camp at Southeast Missouri State that that's where he wanted to play college football...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Austin Crump (02/03/16)
Name: Austin Crump High School: Eureka (Eureka, Mo.) Position: Tight end Height: 6-foot-5 Weight: 240 pounds Hudl: Click here Twitter: Click here Austin Crump's high school football coach paid him one of the biggest compliments a player could ask for when he spoke about him on Tuesday night...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Brandt Selesky (02/03/16)
Name: Brandt Selesky High School: Hewitt-Trussville (Trussville, Ala.) Position: Fullback Height: 6-foot Weight: 255 pounds Hudl: Click here Twitter: Click here The Hewitt-Trussville high school football team had a couple of 1,000-yard rushers the last two years and broke a school record for rushing yards last season...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Clarence Thornton (02/03/16)
Name: Clarence Thornton High School: Ridgeway (Memphis, Tenn.) Position: Defensive line Height: 6-foot-3 Weight: 290 pounds Hudl: Click here Twitter: Click here Southeast Missouri State was one of the first teams to present Ridgeway's Clarence Thornton with a football scholarship...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Zach Hall (02/03/16)
Name: Zach Hall High School: Louisville Male (Louisville, Ky.) Postion: Linebacker Height: 6-foot Weight: 245 pounds Hudl: Click here Twitter: Click here Louisville Male's Zach Hall didn't garner a lot of attention on the recruiting trail, but with good reason, according to football coach Chris Wolfe...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Zack Smith (02/03/16)
Name: Zack Smith High School: Louisville Male (Louisville, Ky.) Position: Wide receiver Height: 5-foot-11 Weight: 175 pounds Hudl: Click here Twitter: Click here The first thing that pops into Louisville Male High School football coach Chris Wolfe's head when he thinks of Zack Smith is that he's a playmaker...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Joe Welte (02/03/16)
Name: Joe Welte High School: Fox Position: Linebacker Height: 6-foot Weight: 225 pounds Hudl: Click here Twitter: Click here Fox High School football coach Brent Tinker has coached for 14 years and can say quite confidently that Joe Welte is likely the most physical player at the point of contact that he's coached...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Kendrick Tiller (02/03/16)
Name: Kendrick Tiller High School: Lebanon Position: Kicker Height: 5-foot-11 Weight: 170 pounds Hudl: Click here High school football teams in Missouri aren't always blessed with a kicker who's capable of expanding the offense too much. Lebanon High School football coach Will Christian, however, had just that in Kendrick Tiller, and now the Southeast Missouri State will get the services of Tiller, who signed a National Letter of Intent today...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Jake Reynolds (02/03/16)
Name: Jake Reynolds High School: Lafayette Position: Punter Height: 5-foot-11 Weight: 170 pounds Hudl: Click here Just a few short days after Jake Reynolds took an official visit to five-time defending Football Championship Subdivision Champion North Dakota State, where he had an offer as a preferred walk-on, the Lafayette senior decided to make a verbal commitment to Southeast Missouri State...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Nick Thompson (02/03/16)
Name: Nick Thompson High School: Malden Position: Linebacker Height: 5-foot-11 Weight: 225 pounds Hudl: Click here Malden coach Joel Wyatt has a pretty good idea of the type of player it takes for a program to rebuild and reach its full potential. For four straight seasons under Wyatt, senior linebacker Nick Thompson fit that bill and helped the Green Wave reach new heights, culminating the journey with a trip to the Class 2 state championship in November...
Southeast Missouri State football releases 11-game slate for 2016 (02/03/16)
The Southeast Missouri State football team released its 2016 schedule on Wednesday. The Redhawks' 11-game slate features five games at Houck Stadium. Southeast has eight Ohio Valley Conference contests, including its conference opener at Murray State on Sept. 24, and begins the season Sept. 3 at Football Bowl Subdivision opponent Memphis...
RECRUITING NOTEBOOK: Matukewicz pleased with signing day haul for Southeast Missouri State football (02/03/16)
If the lead-up to National Signing Day was filled with nerves for Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz, the day itself brought to excitement and relief as the Redhawks announced a 21-player class of incoming recruits who signed National Letters of Intent on Wednesday...
Southeast Missouri State football inks Cape Central wide receiver Al Young (02/03/16)
Young signed his National Letter of Intent to play for the Redhawks on Wednesday.
RECRUITING NOTEBOOK: Matukewicz pleased with signing day haul for Southeast Missouri State football (02/03/16)
If the lead-up to National Signing Day was filled with nerves for Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz, the day itself brought to excitement and relief as the Redhawks announced a 21-player class of incoming recruits who signed National Letters of Intent on Wednesday...
Southeast Missouri State football releases 11-game slate for 2016 (02/03/16)
The Southeast Missouri State football team released its 2016 schedule on Wednesday. The Redhawks' 11-game slate features five games at Houck Stadium. Southeast has eight Ohio Valley Conference contests, including its conference opener at Murray State on Sept. 24, and begins the season Sept. 3 at Football Bowl Subdivision opponent Memphis...
Southeast Missouri State football inks Cape Central wide receiver Al Young (02/03/16)
Young signed his National Letter of Intent to play for the Redhawks on Wednesday.
Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz readies for nerves of Signing Day (02/03/16)
Once the National Letters of Intent start coming through to the Southeast Missouri State football team, it will definitely bring excitement to coach Tom Matukewicz, but also a bit of relief. Matukewicz, who completed his second season at the helm of the Redhawks in November, was admittedly on edge Tuesday as he spoke about today's National Signing Day, which kicks off the football signing period that lasts until April 1...
Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz adds running back coach to staff (02/03/16)
The addition of Ghaali Muhammad-Lankford to Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz's staff was announced Tuesday afternoon. Muhammad-Lankford, a native of St. Joseph, Missouri, will serve as the running backs coach. "We are excited to have Ghaali and his wife, Taryn, join our Redhawk family," Matukewicz said in a press release. "I loved the fact that he was a great player, is from Missouri and coached at Mizzou."...
Southeast Missouri State football adds running back coach to staff (02/03/16)
The addition of Ghaali Muhammad-Lankford to Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz's staff was announced Tuesday afternoon. Muhammad-Lankford, a native of St. Joseph, Missouri, will serve as the running backs coach. "We are excited to have Ghaali and his wife, Taryn, join our Redhawk family," Matukewicz said in a press release. "I loved the fact that he was a great player, is from Missouri and coached at Mizzou."...
Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz readies for nerves of Signing Day (02/03/16)
Once the National Letters of Intent start coming through to the Southeast Missouri State football team, it will definitely bring excitement to coach Tom Matukewicz, but also a bit of relief. Matukewicz, who completed his second season at the helm of the Redhawks in November, was admittedly on edge Tuesday as he spoke about today's National Signing Day, which kicks off the football signing period that lasts until April 1...
McRoberts, Prescott help guide South to Senior Bowl win (01/30/16)
MOBILE, Ala. -- Dak Prescott didn't want to let his Senior Bowl turn end quietly. The Mississippi State quarterback's first drive of the second quarter included a false start penalty and led only to a punt, but he bounced back on his second chance and helped lead the South to a 27-16 victory over the North on Saturday...
McRoberts, Prescott help guide South to Senior Bowl win (01/30/16)
MOBILE, Ala. -- Dak Prescott didn't want to let his Senior Bowl turn end quietly. The Mississippi State quarterback's first drive of the second quarter included a false start penalty and led only to a punt, but he bounced back on his second chance and helped lead the South to a 27-16 victory over the North on Saturday...
Southeast Missouri State WR Paul McRoberts, FCS counterparts trying to make NFL impression (01/28/16)
MOBILE, Ala. -- From William & Mary defensive back DeAndre Houston-Carson to Southeast Missouri State wide receiver Paul McRoberts and Harvard offensive tackle Cole Toner, small-school standouts are finally on a level playing field with their FBS counterparts...
Southeast Missouri State WR Paul McRoberts, FCS counterparts trying to make NFL impression (01/28/16)
MOBILE, Ala. -- From William & Mary defensive back DeAndre Houston-Carson to Southeast Missouri State wide receiver Paul McRoberts and Harvard offensive tackle Cole Toner, small-school standouts are finally on a level playing field with their FBS counterparts...
Jon Wiemers promoted to offensive coordinator for Southeast Missouri State football team (01/22/16)
Southeast football Just over two years after joining coach Tom Matukewicz's staff at Southeast Missouri State, Jon Wiemers earned a promotion from offensive line coach to offensive coordinator. The athletics department announced the news Thursday evening along with the hiring of Ben Blake as the Redhawks' offensive line coach...
Jon Wiemers promoted to offensive coordinator for Southeast Missouri State football team (01/22/16)
Southeast football Just over two years after joining coach Tom Matukewicz's staff at Southeast Missouri State, Jon Wiemers earned a promotion from offensive line coach to offensive coordinator. The athletics department announced the news Thursday evening along with the hiring of Ben Blake as the Redhawks' offensive line coach...
Former Southeast Missouri State football player, Robinson, hired as Titans GM (01/15/16)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Former Southeast Missouri State defensive lineman Jon Robinson was hired as general manager of the Tennessee Titans, the team announced Thursday night. Robinson, who played three seasons for Southeast from 1995 to 1997, had been Tampa Bay's director of player personnel...
Southeast Missouri State football star Paul McRoberts will don East jersey in East-West Shrine Game (01/10/16)
Southeast Missouri State star wide receiver Paul McRoberts will step onto a football field as a collegiate athlete one final time when he plays in the East-West Shrine Game on Jan. 23. On Thursday it was announced that McRoberts will play on the East team...
Southeast Missouri State football star Paul McRoberts will don East jersey in East-West Shrine Game (01/10/16)
Southeast Missouri State star wide receiver Paul McRoberts will step onto a football field as a collegiate athlete one final time when he plays in the East-West Shrine Game on Jan. 23. On Thursday it was announced that McRoberts will play on the East team...
Southeast Missouri State football assistant coaches Poteete, Rice Jr. not retained (01/07/16)
Two members of the Southeast Missouri State football staff will not return next season. Sherard Poteete is out as the Redhawks' offensive coordinator and cornerbacks coach Melvin Rice Jr. is taking the same position at Southern Illinois. Poteete served as OC on coach Tom Matukewicz's staff for his first two seasons at the helm...
Southeast Missouri State football assistant coaches Poteete, Rice Jr. will not return (01/07/16)
Two members of the Southeast Missouri State football staff will not return next season. Sherard Poteete is out as the Redhawks' offensive coordinator and cornerbacks coach Melvin Rice Jr. is taking the same position at Southern Illinois. Poteete served as OC on coach Tom Matukewicz's staff for his first two seasons at the helm...
New Tigers coach Odom reinstates QB Mauk (12/23/15)
ST. LOUIS -- Missouri has reinstated Maty Mauk, the quarterback who was twice suspended this past season. New coach Barry Odom confirmed the move Wednesday before the annual Braggin' Rights basketball game between Illinois and Missouri. "I believe in guys having opportunities and chances," Odom said...
Jacksonville St. steamrolls into FCS title game (12/20/15)
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. -- Troymaine Pope ran for 181 yards and two touchdowns to punch Jacksonville State's ticket to the FCS Championship game, leading the top-ranked Gamecocks in a 62-10 drubbing of Sam Houston State on Saturday afternoon in front of a record 23,692 fans at Burgess-Snow Field...
Jacksonville St. steamrolls into FCS title game (12/20/15)
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. -- Troymaine Pope ran for 181 yards and two touchdowns to punch Jacksonville State's ticket to the FCS Championship game, leading the top-ranked Gamecocks in a 62-10 drubbing of Sam Houston State on Saturday afternoon in front of a record 23,692 fans at Burgess-Snow Field...
Coach Tom Matukewicz believes Southeast Missouri State football team on the right track (12/10/15)
Tom Matukewicz is all about the process. The Southeast Missouri State football coach made that clear from the get-go. But he also made it clear that by his third season he wanted to be competing for an Ohio Valley Conference title. After his second season with the Redhawks wrapped up a few weeks ago at 4-7 and 3-4 in the conference, Matukewicz believes his program is still on the trajectory to meet the expectations he's set as part of that process...
Coach Tom Matukewicz believes Southeast Missouri State football team on the right track (12/10/15)
Tom Matukewicz is all about the process. The Southeast Missouri State football coach made that clear from the get-go. But he also made it clear that by his third season he wanted to be competing for an Ohio Valley Conference title. After his second season with the Redhawks wrapped up a few weeks ago at 4-7 and 3-4 in the conference, Matukewicz believes his program is still on the trajectory to meet the expectations he's set as part of that process...
Vandeven, McRoberts, MuCullough lead seven Southeast Missouri State football players honored by OVC (11/24/15)
Vandeven was named the OVC Freshman of the Year, while McRoberts and Mcullough were named All-OVC first team.
Vandeven, McRoberts, MuCullough lead seven Southeast Missouri State football players honored by OVC (11/24/15)
Vandeven was named the OVC Freshman of the Year, while McRoberts and Mcullough were named All-OVC first team.
Southeast Missouri State's McCullough shares OVC Newcomer of the Week award in football (11/22/15)
Southeast football Southeast Missouri State junior running back Tremane McCullough was named the Ohio Valley Conference Co-Newcomer of the Week for the third time this season after rushing for 101 yards and a touchdown during Saturday's season-ending loss to UT Martin...
Southeast Missouri State's McCullough shares OVC Newcomer of the Week award in football (11/22/15)
Southeast football Southeast Missouri State junior running back Tremane McCullough was named the Ohio Valley Conference Co-Newcomer of the Week for the third time this season after rushing for 101 yards and a touchdown during Saturday's season-ending loss to UT Martin...
Notebook: Southeast Missouri State football team struggles to adapt to UT Martin run game (11/21/15)
The Skyhawks, who usually rely heavily on their passing game, focused on their run game vs. the Redhawks
Southeast Missouri State football team concludes season with 28-25 loss to UT Martin (11/22/15)
Kicker Ryan McCrum missed a game-tying 42-yard field goal in the final minute of the season finale.
Southeast Missouri State football team concludes season with 28-25 loss to UT Martin (11/21/15)
Kicker Ryan McCrum missed a game-tying 42-yard field goal in the final minute of the season finale.
Notebook: Southeast Missouri State football team struggles to adapt to UT Martin run game (11/21/15)
The Skyhawks, who usually rely heavily on their passing game, focused on their run game vs. the Redhawks
Southeast Missouri State football team closes season at home against UT Martin (11/20/15)
The Redhawks look to finish above .500 in the OVC.
Southeast Missouri State football team closes season at home against UT Martin (11/20/15)
Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz has yet to see his team play well in all four quarters of a game. The Redhawks' last chance to do so has arrived as they host UT Martin in their season finale on Saturday. "We've had spurts where it's been really, really good, and then spurts where it's been pretty bad, so that's our challenge and see if we can turn that corner," Matukewicz said...
Southeast Missouri State QB evokes praise from coaches around OVC (11/18/15)
Vandeven, the OVC Newcomer of the Week, was lauded during the OVC's weekly media teleconference.
Southeast Missouri State QB evokes praise from coaches around OVC (11/18/15)
Vandeven, the OVC Newcomer of the Week, was lauded during the OVC's weekly media teleconference.
Southeast Missouri State football team falls to top-ranked Jacksonville State (11/14/15)
The Jacksonville State football team claimed its second straight Ohio Valley Conference title with a victory against Southeast Missouri State on Saturday. The Redhawks sustained a 56-28 loss to the top-ranked Gamecocks at Burgess-Snow Field in Jacksonville, Alabama. It was the 16th consecutive conference win for JSU, which improved to 9-1 and 7-0 in the OVC...
Southeast Missouri State football team falls to top-ranked Jacksonville State (11/14/15)
The Jacksonville State football team claimed its second straight Ohio Valley Conference title with a victory against Southeast Missouri State on Saturday. The Redhawks sustained a 56-28 loss to the top-ranked Gamecocks at Burgess-Snow Field in Jacksonville, Alabama. It was the 16th consecutive conference win for JSU, which improved to 9-1 and 7-0 in the OVC...
Southeast Missouri State football team set to face top-ranked Jacksonville State (11/13/15)
Southeast will face the Gamecocks, who can clinch a share of their second consecutive Ohio Valley Conference title with a win vs. Southeast, at 1 p.m. Saturday at Burgess-Snow Field in Jacksonville, Alabama.
Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team signs three players (11/13/15)
Coach Rekha Patterson added a pair of high school seniors and a junior college transfer to the Southeast Missouri State women's basketball program during the first two days of the week-long early signing period. The athletic department announced Thursday afternoon that Iyanna McCurdy, LaShala Saine and Lakyn Gulley all signed National Letters of Intent to play at Southeast...
Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team signs three players (11/13/15)
Coach Rekha Patterson added a pair of high school seniors and a junior college transfer to the Southeast Missouri State women's basketball program during the first two days of the week-long early signing period. The athletic department announced Thursday afternoon that Iyanna McCurdy, LaShala Saine and Lakyn Gulley all signed National Letters of Intent to play at Southeast...
Southeast Missouri State football team set to face top-ranked Jacksonville State (11/13/15)
Southeast will face the Gamecocks, who can clinch a share of their second consecutive Ohio Valley Conference title with a win vs. Southeast, at 1 p.m. Saturday at Burgess-Snow Field in Jacksonville, Alabama.
Southeast Missouri State defense leads OVC with 27 sacks (11/11/15)
The Redhawks had five sacks, including a scoop and score, in Saturday's win against Austin Peay.
Southeast Missouri State defense leads OVC with 27 sacks (11/11/15)
The Redhawks had five sacks, including a scoop and score, in Saturday's win against Austin Peay.
Southeast Missouri State football team gets expected road win against winless Austin Peay (11/08/15)
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- The Southeast Missouri State football team didn't have to do anything special. The Redhawks just had to do what was expected. What was expected was a defeat of the winless Austin Peay Governors, and the Redhawks lived up to that expectation with a 44-15 victory Saturday at Governors Stadium...
WR Paul McRoberts relishes breaking Southeast Missouri State football record (11/08/15)
Senior Paul McRoberts leapt up behind an Austin Peay defender and snagged a pass from Dante Vandeven with 7 minutes, 34 seconds remaining in the third quarter of the Southeast Missouri State football team's win over Austin Peay. McRoberts' feet stayed just in bounds as he tumbled out the back of the end zone and extended the Redhawks' lead. The 2-yard touchdown also broke the school's all-time record for career receiving touchdowns...
Southeast Missouri State football team gets expected road win against winless Austin Peay (11/08/15)
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- The Southeast Missouri State football team didn't have to do anything special. The Redhawks just had to do what was expected. What was expected was a defeat of the winless Austin Peay Governors, and the Redhawks lived up to that expectation with a 44-15 victory Saturday at Governors Stadium...
WR Paul McRoberts relishes breaking Southeast Missouri State football record (11/08/15)
Senior Paul McRoberts leapt up behind an Austin Peay defender and snagged a pass from Dante Vandeven with 7 minutes, 34 seconds remaining in the third quarter of the Southeast Missouri State football team's win over Austin Peay. McRoberts' feet stayed just in bounds as he tumbled out the back of the end zone and extended the Redhawks' lead. The 2-yard touchdown also broke the school's all-time record for career receiving touchdowns...
Southeast Missouri State football team not taking winless Austin Peay lightly (11/06/15)
Austin Peay football coach Kirby Cannon was listening in to the Ohio Valley Conference's media teleconference Tuesday as Southeast Missouri State coach Tom Matukewicz spoke about this week's matchup between the Governors and Redhawks. When it was his turn to talk, Cannon addressed Matukewicz's perception that he's been trying to shorten games so that his team has a shot in the fourth quarter to pick up their first win of the season...
Southeast Missouri State football team not taking winless Austin Peay lightly (11/06/15)
Austin Peay football coach Kirby Cannon was listening in to the Ohio Valley Conference's media teleconference Tuesday as Southeast Missouri State coach Tom Matukewicz spoke about this week's matchup between the Governors and Redhawks. When it was his turn to talk, Cannon addressed Matukewicz's perception that he's been trying to shorten games so that his team has a shot in the fourth quarter to pick up their first win of the season...
Southeast Missouri State assistant men's basketball coach Jamie Rosser terminated from position (11/05/15)
Southeast Missouri State assistant men's basketball coach Jamie Rosser has been terminated from his position due to a violation of university policies and procedures, the athletics department announced Wednesday afternoon. Rosser coached at Southeast the last six years and was the only assistant that men's basketball coach Rick Ray retained from former coach Dickey Nutt's staff...
Southeast Missouri State assistant men's basketball coach Jamie Rosser terminated from position (11/05/15)
Southeast Missouri State assistant men's basketball coach Jamie Rosser has been terminated from his position due to a violation of university policies and procedures, the athletics department announced Wednesday afternoon. Rosser coached at Southeast the last six years and was the only assistant that men's basketball coach Rick Ray retained from former coach Dickey Nutt's staff...
Matukewicz seeks sharper offense for Southeast Missouri State football team vs. Austin Peay (11/03/15)
Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz was disappointed with his offense and its lack of improvement following its 38-17 win against Tennessee Tech. The second-year coach took matters into his own hands as the Redhawks prepare for a winless Austin Peay team...
Matukewicz seeks sharper offense for Southeast Missouri State football team vs. Austin Peay (11/03/15)
Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz was disappointed with his offense and its lack of improvement following its 38-17 win against Tennessee Tech. The second-year coach took matters into his own hands as the Redhawks prepare for a winless Austin Peay team...
Southeast Missouri State's McCullough earns OVC Newcomer of the Week in football (11/02/15)
Southeast football For the second time this season Southeast Missouri State junior running back Tremane McCullough has earned the honor of Ohio Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week. McCullough, who was named newcomer of the week Oct. 4, received the recognition Sunday after rushing for 138 yards and a touchdown in the Redhawks' 38-17 win vs. Tennessee Tech...
Southeast Missouri State's McCullough earns OVC Newcomer of the Week in football (11/02/15)
Southeast football For the second time this season Southeast Missouri State junior running back Tremane McCullough has earned the honor of Ohio Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week. McCullough, who was named newcomer of the week Oct. 4, received the recognition Sunday after rushing for 138 yards and a touchdown in the Redhawks' 38-17 win vs. Tennessee Tech...
Special teams propels Southeast Missouri State football team to win over Tennessee Tech (11/01/15)
In a stretch of 5 minutes, 18 seconds during the third quarter of their 38-17 win against TTU, the Redhawks forced a turnover and scored 17 unanswered points on special teams.
Southeast Missouri State football team finds motivation from Pink Up initiative (10/31/15)
More than $21,000 was raised through the auction of the Redhawks' pink jerseys.
Southeast Missouri State football team finds motivation from Pink Up initiative (10/31/15)
More than $21,000 was raised through the auction of the Redhawks' pink jerseys.
Special teams propels Southeast Missouri State football team to win over Tennessee Tech (10/31/15)
In a stretch of 5 minutes, 18 seconds during the third quarter of their 38-17 win against TTU, the Redhawks forced a turnover and scored 17 unanswered points on special teams.
Southeast Missouri State football team returns from bye with OVC matchup vs. Tennessee Tech (10/30/15)
The Redhawks begin their last stretch of the season with a 1 p.m. game against Tennessee Tech on Saturday at Houck Stadium.
Southeast Missouri State football team returns from bye with OVC matchup vs. Tennessee Tech (10/30/15)
The Redhawks begin their last stretch of the season with a 1 p.m. game against Tennessee Tech on Saturday at Houck Stadium.
Illness forces Kill, a Matukewicz mentor, to quit coaching (10/29/15)
Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz received a text message Wednesday with the news that Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill, who he'd spent more than a decade coaching alongside, was retiring from his position due to health issues...
Illness forces Kill, a Matukewicz mentor, to quit coaching (10/29/15)
Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz received a text message Wednesday with the news that Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill, who he'd spent more than a decade coaching alongside, was retiring from his position due to health issues...
Pink Up game hits close to home for Southeast Missouri State football team (10/27/15)
The Southeast Missouri State football team will be raising awareness for breast cancer when it takes on Ohio Valley Conference opponent Tennessee Tech on Saturday in a Pink Up game at Houck Stadium, and one Redhawk will specifically be playing with his mother in mind...
Pink Up game hits close to home for Southeast Missouri State football team (10/27/15)
The Southeast Missouri State football team will be raising awareness for breast cancer when it takes on Ohio Valley Conference opponent Tennessee Tech on Saturday in a Pink Up game at Houck Stadium, and one Redhawk will specifically be playing with his mother in mind...
Lewis Washington offers versatility, advantage for Southeast Missouri State football team's offense (10/22/15)
Southeast Missouri State senior Lewis Washington is listed as a fullback on the football team, but he brings more to the offense than a typical fullback. He lines up all over the offense. Washington has also seen time as a running back, tight end and wide receiver this season...
Lewis Washington offers versatility, advantage for Southeast Missouri State football team's offense (10/22/15)
Southeast Missouri State senior Lewis Washington is listed as a fullback on the football team, but he brings more to the offense than a typical fullback. He lines up all over the offense. Washington has also seen time as a running back, tight end and wide receiver this season...
Notebook: Eastern Kentucky tight end has career day against Southeast Missouri State football team (10/17/15)
For the second straight week, an opposing tight end had a career day against the Southeast Missouri State football team.
Notebook: Eastern Kentucky tight end has career day against Southeast Missouri State football team (10/17/15)
For the second straight week, an opposing tight end had a career day against the Southeast Missouri State football team.
Southeast Missouri State football team falls to EKU on Homecoming (10/17/15)
The Southeast Missouri State football team headed into its locker room at halftime with its offense running through its top receiver and deadlocked with No. 14/15 Eastern Kentucky. The Redhawks emerged from the break to find themselves facing a refined Colonels squad that wreaked havoc on the offense and shut them out the remainder of their homecoming game en route to a 27-10 victory at Houck Stadium...
Southeast Missouri State football team searching for consistency vs. nationally-ranked Eastern Kentucky (10/16/15)
Coach Tom Matukewicz, whose team hosts nationally-ranked Eastern Kentucky at 1 p.m. Saturday for the Redhawks' homecoming game at Houck Stadium, has set out this week to show his team how to become more consistent.
Southeast Missouri State football team searching for consistency vs. nationally-ranked Eastern Kentucky (10/16/15)
Matucewicz, whose team hosts nationally-ranked Eastern Kentucky at 1 p.m. Saturday for the Redhawks' homecoming game at Houck Stadium, has set out this week to show his team how to become more consistent.
Southeast Missouri State football team's Ryan McCrum trying to kick inconsistency (10/14/15)
Southeast Missouri State kicker Ryan McCrum knew coming into his junior season expectations were high. The first-team All-Ohio Valley Conference and third-team Sports Network All-American kicker, who made what is probably the biggest turnaround of any Redhawk last season in coach Tom Matukewicz's first season, placed his own expectations for himself higher than anyone else's...
Southeast Missouri State football team's Ryan McCrum trying to kick inconsistency (10/14/15)
Southeast Missouri State kicker Ryan McCrum knew coming into his junior season expectations were high. The first-team All-Ohio Valley Conference and third-team Sports Network All-American kicker, who made what is probably the biggest turnaround of any Redhawk last season in coach Tom Matukewicz's first season, placed his own expectations for himself higher than anyone else's...
Eastern Illinois defense shuts down Redhawks' running game (10/11/15)
CHARLESTON, Ill. -- The Eastern Illinois defense was aware of the task that it faced with the Southeast Missouri State football team and junior running back Tremane McCullough's ability to move the football on the ground. The Redhawks entered Saturday's game -- a 33-28 loss to the Panthers -- coming off a season-high of 274 yards rushing and McCullough a career-high 220 yards rushing, which garnered him weekly accolades from the Ohio Valley Conference and on a national level...
Southeast Missouri State football team's rally falls short at Eastern Illinois (10/11/15)
The Redhawks came back from a 20-point third-quarter deficit before losing 33-28 to the Panthers.
Eastern Illinois defense shuts down Redhawks' running game (10/10/15)
CHARLESTON, Ill. -- The Eastern Illinois defense was aware of the task that it faced with the Southeast Missouri State football team and junior running back Tremane McCullough's ability to move the football on the ground. The Redhawks entered Saturday's game -- a 33-28 loss to the Panthers -- coming off a season-high of 274 yards rushing and McCullough a career-high 220 yards rushing, which garnered him weekly accolades from the Ohio Valley Conference and on a national level...
Southeast Missouri State football team's rally falls short at Eastern Illinois (10/10/15)
The Redhawks came back from a 20-point third-quarter deficit before losing 33-28 to the Panthers.
Southeast Missouri State football team gets set for OVC showdown with Eastern Illinois (10/09/15)
It's safe to say that Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz, his staff and players remember last year's meeting with Eastern Illinois. The Redhawks' 52-13 loss at home a year ago was their most lopsided loss of Matukewicz's first season at the helm.
Southeast Missouri State football team gets set for OVC showdown with Eastern Illinois (10/09/15)
It's safe to say that Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz, his staff and players remember last year's meeting with Eastern Illinois. The Redhawks' 52-13 loss at home a year ago was their most lopsided loss of Matukewicz's first season at the helm.
Southeast Missouri State football team loses Davis, Wilson to knee injuries (10/07/15)
Two more Southeast Missouri State football players suffered torn ACLs in the Redhawks' win over Murray State on Saturday. Sophomore wide receiver Adrian Davis and sophomore nose tackle Joshua Wilson each tore their right ACL. Both had started all five games for the Redhawks and have played too many games to be granted a medical redshirt...
Southeast Missouri State football team loses Davis, Wilson to knee injuries (10/07/15)
Two more Southeast Missouri State football players suffered torn ACLs in the Redhawks' win over Murray State on Saturday. Sophomore wide receiver Adrian Davis and sophomore nose tackle Joshua Wilson each tore their right ACL. Both had started all five games for the Redhawks and have played too many games to be granted a medical redshirt...
Offensive line leads the way for Southeast Missouri State football team (10/07/15)
Tucked in amongst Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz's evaluation of the Redhawks' offensive line -- after the words physical and pancake blocks, before pass protection -- is the phrase "one of the best O-Line coaches in the country."...
Offensive line leads the way for Southeast Missouri State football team (10/07/15)
Tucked in amongst Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz's evaluation of the Redhawks' offensive line -- after the words physical and pancake blocks, before pass protection -- is the phrase "one of the best O-Line coaches in the country."...
Southeast Missouri State's McCullough gets national recognition after 220-yard game (10/06/15)
Southeast Missouri State running back Tremane McCullough's performance against Murray State was recognized by three organizations on Monday. McCullough, who was named the Ohio Valley Conference newcomer of the week on Sunday, was chosen as a College Sporting News National All-Star, the College Sports Madness OVC offensive player of the week and honorable mention Football Championship Subdivision National Performer of the Week by the College Football Performance Awards...
Southeast Missouri State's McCullough gets national recognition after 220-yard game (10/06/15)
Southeast Missouri State running back Tremane McCullough's performance against Murray State was recognized by three organizations on Monday. McCullough, who was named the Ohio Valley Conference newcomer of the week on Sunday, was chosen as a College Sporting News National All-Star, the College Sports Madness OVC offensive player of the week and honorable mention Football Championship Subdivision National Performer of the Week by the College Football Performance Awards...
Three Southeast Missouri State football players honored by OVC after win vs. MSU (10/05/15)
McRoberts, McCullough and Meredith receive recognition in the weekly awards.
Three Southeast Missouri State football players honored by OVC after win vs. MSU (10/05/15)
McRoberts, McCullough and Meredith receive recognition in the weekly awards.
Red zone defense fuels Southeast Missouri State football team in win over Murray State (10/04/15)
The Redhawks had three red zone stops as they opened their Ohio Valley Conference slate with a 27-10 victory over the Racers at Houck Stadium.
Notebook: Spectacular catches highlight big night for McRoberts (10/04/15)
The standout senior caught eight passes for a season-high 169 yards and two touchdowns on Saturday.
Red zone defense fuels Southeast Missouri State football team's win over Murray State (10/04/15)
The Redhawks had three red zone stops as they opened their Ohio Valley Conference slate with a 27-10 victory over the Racers at Houck Stadium.
Notebook: Spectacular catches highlight big night for McRoberts (10/04/15)
The standout senior caught eight passes for a season-high 169 yards and two touchdowns on Saturday.
Southeast Missouri State football team looking for fresh start vs. Murray State (10/02/15)
The Redhawks face their first OVC test Saturday when they host Murray State. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. from Houck Stadium, and Southeast looks to snap a two-game losing streak.
Southeast Missouri State football team looking for fresh start vs. Murray State (10/02/15)
The Redhawks face their first OVC test Saturday when they host Murray State. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. from Houck Stadium, and Southeast looks to snap a two-game losing streak.
Conference action in full swing heading into fifth week of play (10/01/15)
Nothing about Ohio Valley Conference football has come as a surprise to ninth-year Tennessee Tech football coach Watson Brown through the first four weeks of the season and the first four conference games played. Brown's Golden Eagle squad that was picked to finish seventh in the OVC preseason poll and Eastern Kentucky, which was picked third, both sit at 1-0 in conference action behind 2-0 and defending conference champion Jacksonville State...
Conference action in full swing heading into fifth week of play (10/01/15)
Nothing about Ohio Valley Conference football has come as a surprise to ninth-year Tennessee Tech football coach Watson Brown through the first four weeks of the season and the first four conference games played. Brown's Golden Eagle squad that was picked to finish seventh in the OVC preseason poll and Eastern Kentucky, which was picked third, both sit at 1-0 in conference action behind 2-0 and defending conference champion Jacksonville State...
Misdemeanor drug charges dismissed for Southeast Missouri State football players (09/29/15)
Misdemeanor charges of unlawful use of drug paraphernalia have been dismissed for Southeast Missouri State football players Alex Knight and Wade Wright. The two were charged after the home they shared with former Southeast linebacker Hunter Bledsoe and current linebacker Brad Ivey was searched by members of the Cape Girardeau Poilce Department and Southeast Missouri Drug Task Force on June 24...
Southeast Missouri State football team prepares for up-tempo attack of Murray State (09/29/15)
The Redhawks look to improve their third-down defense after failing to halt Shorter.
Misdemeanor drugged charges dismissed for Southeast Missouri State football players (09/29/15)
Misdemeanor charges of unlawful use of drug paraphernalia have been dismissed for Southeast Missouri State football players Alex Knight and Wade Wright. The two were charged after the home they shared with former Southeast linebacker Hunter Bledsoe and current linebacker Brad Ivey was searched by members of the Cape Girardeau Poilce Department and Southeast Missouri Drug Task Force on June 24...
Southeast Missouri State football team prepares for up-tempo attack of Murray State (09/29/15)
The Redhawks look to improve their third-down defense after failing to halt Shorter.
Southeast Missouri State football team falls to Division II Shorter University (09/27/15)
The Hawks handed Southeast its first loss to a non-Division I opponent since the Redhawks moved to the Football Championship Subdivision with a 26-21 defeat at Houck Stadium on Saturday.
Notebook: Vandeven makes first start, teammate honors Jackson in final non-conference game (09/26/15)
True freshman quarterback Vandeven, who led the Redhawks on three fourth-quarter touchdown drives in his debut a week earlier, orchestrated three touchdown drives in his first collegiate start.
Notebook: Vandeven makes first start, teammate honors Jackson in final non-conference game (09/26/15)
True freshman quarterback Vandeven, who led the Redhawks on three fourth-quarter touchdown drives in his debut a week earlier, orchestrated three touchdown drives in his first collegiate start.
Southeast Missouri State football team falls to Division II Shorter University (09/26/15)
The Hawks handed Southeast its first loss to a non-Division I opponent since the Redhawks moved to the Football Championship Subdivision with a 26-21 defeat at Houck Stadium on Saturday.
Southeast Missouri State football team gets final non-conference test against Division II Shorter (09/25/15)
In the days leading up to Southeast's game against Division II Shorter University on Saturday, Matukewicz spent his time on the lower field with the defense as it prepared for the visiting Hawks' triple-option offense.
Southeast Missouri State football team gets final non-conference test against Division II Shorter (09/25/15)
In the days leading up to Southeast's game against Division II Shorter University on Saturday, Matukewicz spent his time on the lower field with the defense as it prepared for the visiting Hawks' triple-option offense.
Southeast Missouri State QB Dante Vandeven readies for first collegiate start (09/23/15)
"I don't think much fazes him. He's got a great demeanor about himself, he's got a great personality and he pretty much just takes things in stride." Southeast offensive coordinator Sherard Poteete said of Dante Vandeven.
Torn ACL ends season of Southeast Missouri State running back DeMichael Jackson (09/22/15)
Jackson led Southeast with 256 yards rushing on 56 carries, which also ranked second in the Ohio Valley Conference.
Torn ACL ends season of Southeast Missouri State running back DeMichael Jackson (09/22/15)
Jackson led Southeast with 256 yards rushing on 56 carries, which also ranked second in the Ohio Valley Conference.
Southeast Missouri State QB Dante Vandeven readies for first collegiate start (09/22/15)
"I don't think much fazes him. He's got a great demeanor about himself, he's got a great personality and he pretty much just takes things in stride." Southeast offensive coordinator Sherard Poteete said of Dante Vandeven.
Vandeven attracts national football recognition, listed as Southeast Missouri State's No. 1 QB (09/22/15)
The Jackson graduate was named the FCS National Freshman of the Week by STATS.
Vandeven attracts national football recognition, listed as Southeast Missouri State's No. 1 QB (09/22/15)
The Jackson graduate was named the FCS National Freshman of the Week by STATS.
Southeast Missouri State QB Vandeven attracts OVC football honor after dazzling debut (09/21/15)
The Jackson graduate was named the Ohio Valley Conference newcomer of the week after sparking a late comeback against Indiana State.
Southeast Missouri State QB Vandeven attracts OVC football honor after dazzling debut (09/20/15)
The Jackson graduate was named the Ohio Valley Conference newcomer of the week after sparking a late comeback against Indiana State.
Southeast Missouri State football team searching for another big win vs. Indiana State (09/17/15)
The Redhawks face the nationally-ranked Sycamores in Terre Haute, Indiana, on Saturday.
Southeast Missouri State football team searching for another big win vs. Indiana State (09/17/15)
The Redhawks face the nationally-ranked Sycamores in Terre Haute, Indiana, on Saturday.
Winning turnover battle was critical in Southeast Missouri State's football victory (09/16/15)
The Redhawks held a 7-0 advantage in turnovers in win against SIU.
Winning turnover battle was critical in Southeast Missouri State's football victory (09/16/15)
The Redhawks held a 7-0 advantage in turnovers in win against SIU.
Jacksonville State climbs to No. 1 in STATS FCS poll after near upset of Auburn (09/15/15)
Jacksonville State moved up to No. 1 in the STATS FCS poll on Monday, becoming the first Ohio Valley Conference team to top the rankings since Eastern Kentucky held that distinction at the end of the 1999 regular season. Jacksonville State vaulted to the top of the STATS poll after losing to Southeastern Conference power Auburn in overtime. ...
Jacksonville State climbs to No. 1 in STATS FCS poll after near upset of Auburn (09/15/15)
Jacksonville State moved up to No. 1 in the STATS FCS poll on Monday, becoming the first Ohio Valley Conference team to top the rankings since Eastern Kentucky held that distinction at the end of the 1999 regular season. Jacksonville State vaulted to the top of the STATS poll after losing to Southeastern Conference power Auburn in overtime. ...
Southeast Missouri State's' Ford receives OVC football honor after 2 INTs (09/14/15)
The cornerback also had eight tackles in Saturday's win to earn OVC co-defensive player of the week.
Southeast Missouri State's' Ford receives OVC football honor after 2 INTs (09/14/15)
The cornerback also had eight tackles in Saturday's win to earn OVC co-defensive player of the week.
Notebook: McCrum's late kick sends Southeast Missouri State football team past Southern Illinois (09/13/15)
After three missed field goals Saturday night in a tight game against Southern Illinois, McCrum made a 42-yard field goal with 5.6 seconds left that gave the Redhawks a 27-24 win over the Salukis.
Southeast Missouri State football team snaps losing streak to regional rival Southern Illinois (09/13/15)
Southeast Missouri State kicker Ryan McCrum booted a 42-yard field goal through the uprights to give the Redhawks a 27-24 lead over Southern Illinois, which they held onto to beat the Salukis for the first time since 2010.
Southeast Missouri State football team snaps losing streak to regional rival Southern Illinois (09/13/15)
Southeast Missouri State kicker Ryan McCrum booted a 42-yard field goal through the uprights to give the Redhawks a 27-24 lead over Southern Illinois, which they held onto to beat the Salukis for the first time since 2010.
Notebook: McCrum's late kick sends Southeast Missouri State football team past Southern Illinois (09/13/15)
After three missed field goals Saturday night in a tight game against Southern Illinois, McCrum made a 42-yard field goal with 5.6 seconds left that gave the Redhawks a 27-24 win over the Salukis.
Southeast Missouri State football team renews rivalry with SIU (09/11/15)
Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz didn't hesitate when asked what stood out the most in last year's loss to regional rival Southern Illinois.
Southeast Missouri State football team renews rivalry with SIU (09/11/15)
Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz didn't hesitate when asked what stood out the most in last year's loss to regional rival Southern Illinois.
Southeast Missouri State football team focuses on cleaning up mistakes (09/09/15)
The No. 1 focus of the Southeast Missouri State football team in its practices leading up to Saturday's home opener against regional rival Southern Illinois is eliminating some of its "stupid" penalties. The Redhawks were whistled for 19 penalties totaling 103 yards in their season-opening loss to Missouri...
Southeast Missouri State football team focuses on cleaning up mistakes (09/09/15)
The No. 1 focus of the Southeast Missouri State football team in its practices leading up to Saturday's home opener against regional rival Southern Illinois is eliminating some of its "stupid" penalties. The Redhawks were whistled for 19 penalties totaling 103 yards in their season-opening loss to Missouri...
SEMO football preview: From almost quitting football to NFL prospect, Paul McRoberts' story is filled with unexpected turns and excellence (09/04/15)
From the moment has was spotted playing with friends at age 7, Paul McRoberts has dominated in athletics while overcoming challenges away from the court and field.
SEMO football preview: From almost quitting football to NFL prospect, Paul McRoberts' story is filled with unexpected turns and excellence (09/04/15)
From the moment has was spotted playing with friends at age 7, Paul McRoberts has dominated in athletics while overcoming challenges away from the court and field.
SEMO football preview: QBs, receivers focused on small details as season starts (09/04/15)
Southeast Missouri State receivers coach Salim Powell's expectations are high for his position players, many of whom return with experience. He pushes them to be consistent in hopes that they will become a "premier receiving corps." "Like the small details," Powell said of his focus for the group, "because with a returning group you just want to keep redefining, redefining, redefining until you get it to exactly how you want. ...
SEMO football preview: Three starters return to offensive line that surrendered fewest sacks in OVC (09/04/15)
Southeast Missouri State offensive line coach Jon Wiemers likes to think one part of his job is a game, and not of the football variety. That game is figuring out where each of his top linemen will fit within the offensive line scheme. He returned three of his starting offensive linemen from last season -- junior center Jake McCandless, junior guard Garret Baker and senior guard Traven Mable...
SEMO football preview: QBs, receivers focused on small details as season starts (09/04/15)
Southeast Missouri State receivers coach Salim Powell's expectations are high for his position players, many of whom return with experience. He pushes them to be consistent in hopes that they will become a "premier receiving corps." "Like the small details," Powell said of his focus for the group, "because with a returning group you just want to keep redefining, redefining, redefining until you get it to exactly how you want. ...
SEMO football preview: Three starters return to offensive line that surrendered fewest sacks in OVC (09/04/15)
Southeast Missouri State offensive line coach Jon Wiemers likes to think one part of his job is a game, and not of the football variety. That game is figuring out where each of his top linemen will fit within the offensive line scheme. He returned three of his starting offensive linemen from last season -- junior center Jake McCandless, junior guard Garret Baker and senior guard Traven Mable...
SEMO football preview: Running backs hope to present challenge with versatility (09/04/15)
Second-team all-conference running back DeMichael Jackson and junior college transfer Tremane McCullough join up this season to create a two-headed monster for the opponents of the Southeast Missouri State football team. "I think the more versatile guys that you have the better," Southeast running backs coach Matt Martin said. ...
Redhawks brace for season opener vs. Mizzou (09/04/15)
Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill had some advice for Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz, who spent the majority of his career as an assistant on Kill's staff at various schools. Kill was able to give the second-year Redhawks coach a first-hand report on the two-time defending Southeastern Conference East Division champion Missouri Tigers, whose most recent game was a 33-17 defeat of the Gophers in the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl on New Years Day to conclude the season at 11-3.. ...
Southeast Missouri State football team braces for season opener vs. Mizzou (09/04/15)
Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill had some advice for Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz, who spent the majority of his career as an assistant on Kill's staff at various schools.
SEMO football preview: Staff analyzed plethora of injuries to devise plan to strengthen, protect players this season (09/03/15)
"We made an emphasis starting this past January of staying healthy, and it's showed off," coach Tom Matukewicz said.
SEMO football preview: Staff analyzed plethora of injures to devise plan to strengthen, protect players this season (09/03/15)
"We made an emphasis starting this past January of staying healthy, and it's showed off," coach Tom Matukewicz said.
SEMO football preview: Redhawks secondary focused on vision and break (09/03/15)
The Southeast Missouri State secondary has a goal to "lead the country in vision and break." No, there's no statistic to measure that specifically, but for the safeties and cornerbacks, aiming to be the best at seeing the quarterback and reacting should lead to the forced turnovers, big stops and overall defensive success the Redhawks strive for...
SEMO football preview: Experienced defensive line prides itself on toughness (09/03/15)
Defensive line coach Ricky Coon's nickname has been Coon Dog for most of his life. When the defensive linemen at Southeast Missouri State found that out last year they were quick to come up with a similar moniker for themselves as a unit. "They kind of took it and ran. ...
SEMO football preview: Roper Garrett back to lead Redhawks linebackers (09/03/15)
There were two goals that Southeast Missouri State defensive coordinator Bryce Saia had for the Redhawks' linebackers in the offseason: get the returners healthy and get more of them. Both of those tasks were accomplished, which has Saia confident about the group heading into the season...
SEMO football preview: Roper Garrett back to lead Redhawks linebackers (09/03/15)
There were two goals that Southeast Missouri State defensive coordinator Bryce Saia had for the Redhawks' linebackers in the offseason: get the returners healthy and get more of them. Both of those tasks were accomplished, which has Saia confident about the group heading into the season...
SEMO football preview: Experienced defensive line prides itself on toughness (09/03/15)
Defensive line coach Ricky Coon's nickname has been Coon Dog for most of his life. When the defensive linemen at Southeast Missouri State found that out last year they were quick to come up with a similar moniker for themselves as a unit. "They kind of took it and ran. ...
SEMO football preview: Redhawks secondary focused on 'vision and break' (09/03/15)
The Southeast Missouri State secondary has a goal to "lead the country in vision and break." No, there's no statistic to measure that specifically, but for the safeties and cornerbacks, aiming to be the best at seeing the quarterback and reacting should lead to the forced turnovers, big stops and overall defensive success the Redhawks strive for...
SEMO football preview: Specialists bring their own brand of toughness to the Redhawks (09/02/15)
One is a former soccer player who joined the team as a walk-on, another is a trained specialist who transferred and the third received a full scholarship after playing at a high school known for its football program.
Southeast Missouri State football team looking for respect vs. Missouri (09/02/15)
Southeast Missouri State junior defensive lineman Marlon Hampton made his way up the hill from the lower practice field at the Rosengarten Athletic Complex toward the end of Tuesday's football practice. When the 6-foot-2, 314-pound nose tackle got to the top he paused and began dancing, which isn't uncommon at Redhawks football practices...
Southeast Missouri State football team looking for respect vs. Missouri (09/02/15)
Southeast Missouri State junior defensive lineman Marlon Hampton made his way up the hill from the lower practice field at the Rosengarten Athletic Complex toward the end of Tuesday's football practice. When the 6-foot-2, 314-pound nose tackle got to the top he paused and began dancing, which isn't uncommon at Redhawks football practices...
SEMO football preview: Specialists bring their own brand of toughness to the Redhawks (09/02/15)
One is a former soccer player who joined the team as a walk-on, another is a trained specialist who transferred and the third received a full scholarship after playing at a high school known for its football program.
SEMO football preview: Field goal defense critical in Redhawks' red zone defense (09/02/15)
Southeast Missouri State defensive line coach Ricky Coon remembered the turning point for the Redhawks that took their game against Kansas from a blowout to just a 6-point loss. Then senior cornerback Tim Hamm-Bey blocked the Jayhawks' 49-yard field goal attempt with 12 minutes, 16 seconds remaining in the third quarter. ...
SEMO football preview: Redhawks return specialists ready to react (09/02/15)
There's plenty of options for the Southeast Missouri State football team's kick and punt returners, and many of them have significant experience in one or both of the special teams roles. The top options for the Redhawks' punt returner are senior receiver Peter Lloyd and junior receiver Tyler Manne...
SEMO football preview: Top players make up kickoff, punt coverage teams (09/02/15)
There's one group on the Southeast Missouri State football team that's made up of what coach Tom Matukewicz and his staff consider to be the best players they've got. The Redhawks punt and kickoff coverage teams, made up of players from the offense and defense, are where some of the most important roles on Southeast's team are...