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South Cook News Athletes in Action, Football: Sept. 3 - Sept. 9

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By Local Labs News Service | Sep 6, 2017

Football

Athletes in Action tracks players with ties to communities within the South Cook News coverage area as they compete at the collegiate level. The following football players will compete during the week of Sept. 3 to Sept. 9.

  • Aarion Lacy - Brother Rice H.S.; Park Forest, Illinois. Minnesota State Mankato Mavericks; 5-foot-10, 170-pound / Freshman / Cornerback.
    Minnesota Crookston Golden Eagles vs Minnesota State Mankato Mavericks. Sept. 9, 1:00 p.m.
  • Aaron Gooch - Homewood-Flossmoor H.S.; Flossmoor, Illinois. Niu Huskies; 5-foot-9, 170-pound redshirt / Junior / Wide receiver.
    Eastern Illinois Panthers vs Niu Huskies. Sept. 9, 2:30 p.m.
  • Anthony Townsend - Crete-Monee H.S.; Park Forest, Illinois. Lincoln Blue Tigers; 6-foot-1, 190-pound / Junior / Wide receiver.
    Lincoln Blue Tigers vs Lincoln Blue Tigers. Sept. 9, 6:00 p.m.
  • Anthony Burton - Rich Central H.S.; Olympia Fields, Illinois. Emporia State Hornets; 6-foot-3, 240-pound / Freshman / Defensive end.
    University Of Nebraska At Kearney Lopers vs Emporia State Hornets. Sept. 7, 7:00 p.m.
  • Antonio Walton - Uplift Academy H.S.; Dolton, Illinois. McKendree Bearcats; 6-foot-2, 190-pound / Freshman / Defensive back.
    Kentucky State Thorobreds vs McKendree Bearcats. Sept. 9, 1:00 p.m.
  • Brandon Cotman - Crete Monee H.S.; Calumet City, Illinois. Upper Iowa Peacocks; 5-foot-10, 165-pound redshirt / Freshman / Running back.
    Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs vs Upper Iowa Peacocks. Sept. 9, 1:07 p.mr
  • Brandon Gaston - St. Rita H.S.; Glenwood, Illinois. Western Illinois Leathernecks; 6-foot-2, 190-pound / Sophomore / Wide receiver.
    Western Illinois Leathernecks vs Northern Arizona Lumberjacks. Sept. 9, TBA.
  • Brendon Zachery - Rich South H.S.; Richton Park, Illinois. University Of Central Missouri Mules; 5-foot-11, 185-pound redshirt / Sophomore / Quarterback.
    University Of Central Missouri Mules vs Fort Hays State Tigers. Sept. 7, 7:00 p.m.
  • Brian Craft - Brother Rice H.S.; Dolton, Illinois. Truman State Bulldogs; 6-foot-1, 266-pound / Senior / Defensive lineman.
    Truman State Bulldogs vs Morningside Mustangs. Sept. 9, 1:00 p.m.
  • Bron Hill - Thornton Fractional South H.S.; Lansing, Illinois. Niu Huskies; 6-foot-5, 170-pound / Freshman / Wide receiver.
    Eastern Illinois Panthers vs Niu Huskies. Sept. 9, 2:30 p.m.
  • Cam Thomas - Marian Catholic H.S.; Chicago Heights, Illinois. University Of Illinois Fighting Illini; 6-foot-2, 190-pound / Freshman / Quarterback.
    Western Kentucky Tops vs University Of Illinois Fighting Illini. Sept. 9, 7:00 p.m.
  • Casey O'brien - Lemont High H.S.; Lemont, Illinois. Missouri State Bears; 6-foot-5, 285-pound redshirt / Freshman / Offensive lineman.
    Missouri State Bears vs North Dakota State Roughrider. Sept. 9, 4:00 p.m.
  • Caylon May - Rich Central H.S.; Olympia Fields, Illinois. Bowling Green Falcons; 6-foot-2, 290-pound / Freshman / Defensive lineman.
    South Dakota Coyotes vs Bowling Green Falcons. Sept. 9, 6:00 p.m.
  • Chris Whitfield - Thornwood H.S.; Calumet City, Illinois. Winona State Warriors; 6-foot-5, 290-pound / Senior / Offensive lineman.
    Winona State Warriors vs St. Cloud State Huskies. Sept. 9, 6:00 p.m.
  • Darrieon Washington - Thornton Fractional North H.S.; Calumet City, Illinois. Niu Huskies; 6-foot, 253-pound redshirt / Sophomore / Defensive end.
    Eastern Illinois Panthers vs Niu Huskies. Sept. 9, 2:30 p.m.
  • David High - Rich Central H.S.; Matteson, Illinois. Northwest Missouri State Bearcats; 6-foot-4, 300-pound / Freshman / Offensive lineman.
    Northwest Missouri State Bearcats vs Washburn Ichabods. Sept. 7, 6:00 p.m.
  • Deshawn Jones - Rich Central H.S.; Olympia Fields, Illinois. Missouri Of Science And Technology Miners; 5-foot-9, 185-pound / Sophomore / Running back.
    Northwood Timberwolves vs Missouri Of Science And Technology Miners. Sept. 9, 7:00 p.m.
  • Dre Greer - Mount Carmel H.s. H.S.; Dolton, Illinois. University Of Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs; 5-foot-11, 300-pound / Junior / Defensive lineman.
    University Of Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs vs Upper Iowa Peacocks. Sept. 9, 1:07 p.mr
  • Dylan Jiles - Richards H.S.; Chicago Ridge, Illinois. Minnesota State Mankato Mavericks; 6-foot, 200-pound / Sophomore / Cornerback.
    Minnesota Crookston Golden Eagles vs Minnesota State Mankato Mavericks. Sept. 9, 1:00 p.m.
  • Eryk Preston - Thornton Township H.S.; Harvey, Illinois. Western Illinois Leathernecks; 6-foot-4, 234-pound redshirt / Freshman / Defensive tackle.
    Western Illinois Leathernecks vs Northern Arizona Lumberjacks. Sept. 9, TBA.
  • Flynn Nagel - Lemont H.S.; Lemont, Illinois. Northwestern Wildcats; 5-foot-11, 192-pound / Junior / Wide receiver.
    Northwestern Wildcats vs Duke Blue Devils. Sept. 9, 11:00 a.m.
  • Franklin Hunt - Rich Central H.S.; Richton Park, Illinois. University Of Central Missouri Mules; 5-foot-10, 175-pound redshirt / Freshman / Wide receiver.
    University Of Central Missouri Mules vs Fort Hays State Tigers. Sept. 7, 7:00 p.m.
  • James Sheehan - Homewood-Flossmoor H.S.; Flossmoor, Illinois. Niu Huskies; 6-foot-3, 210-pound redshirt / Sophomore / Tight end.
    Eastern Illinois Panthers vs Niu Huskies. Sept. 9, 2:30 p.m.
  • Jamezz Kimbrough - Flossmoor H.S.; Homewood, Illinois. Central Michigan Chippewas; 6-foot-2, 247-pound / Freshman / Offensive lineman.
    Central Michigan Chippewas vs Kansas Jayhawks. Sept. 9, 4:00 p.m.
  • Jared Sharp - Homewood-Flossmoor H.S.; Flossmoor, Illinois. Miami Of Ohio Redhawks; 5-foot-8, 163-pound redshirt / Sophomore / Wide receiver.
    Austin Peay State Governers vs Miami Of Ohio Redhawks. Sept. 9, 3:30 p.m.
  • Jarvion Franklin - Andrews H.S.; Tinley Park, Illinois. Western Michigan Broncos; 6-foot, 225-pound / Senior / Running back.
    Western Michigan Broncos vs Michigan State Spartans. Sept. 9, 3:30 p.m.
  • Jauan Wesley - Thornton Township H.S.; Markham, Illinois. Niu Huskies; 5-foot-11, 182-pound redshirt / Junior / Wide receiver.
    Eastern Illinois Panthers vs Niu Huskies. Sept. 9, 2:30 p.m.
  • Jaylen Zachery - Rich South H.S.; Richton Park, Illinois. University Of Central Missouri Mules; 6-foot, 185-pound redshirt / Senior / Wide receiver.
    University Of Central Missouri Mules vs Fort Hays State Tigers. Sept. 7, 7:00 p.m.
  • John Michael Schmitz - Homewood-Flossmoor H.S.; Flossmoor, Illinois. Minnesota Golden Gophers; 6-foot-4, 286-pound / Freshman / Offensive lineman.
    Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Oregon State Beavers. Sept. 9, 9:00 p.m.
  • Johnny Clayton - Rich South H.S.; Richton Park, Illinois. Lindenwood Lions; 6-foot-3, 290-pound / Freshman / Defensive tackle.
    Northeastern State Riverhawks vs Lindenwood Lions. Sept. 7, 7:00 p.m.
  • Julian Hylton - Lincoln-Way North H.S.; Tinley Park, Illinois. University Of Illinois Fighting Illini; 6-foot-1, 205-pound / Junior / Defensive back.
    Western Kentucky Tops vs University Of Illinois Fighting Illini. Sept. 9, 7:00 p.m.
  • Kevin Kurasz - Mt. Carmel H.S.; Lemont, Illinois. University Of Dayton Flyers; 6-foot-3, 235-pound redshirt / Freshman / Defensive end.
    Southeast Missouri State Redhawks vs University Of Dayton Flyers. Sept. 9, 1:00 p.m.
  • Kyle Pugh - Bloom Township H.S.; Chicago Heights, Illinois. Niu Huskies; 5-foot-11, 218-pound redshirt / Sophomore / Linebacker.
    Eastern Illinois Panthers vs Niu Huskies. Sept. 9, 2:30 p.m.
  • Larry Moore - Thornwood H.S.; Calumet City, Illinois. Minnesota State Mankato Mavericks; 6-foot-2, 180-pound / Senior / Cornerback.
    Minnesota Crookston Golden Eagles vs Minnesota State Mankato Mavericks. Sept. 9, 1:00 p.m.
  • Lemonte Booker - Carl Sandburg H.S.; Orland Park, Illinois. Indiana State Sycamores; 5-foot-11, 190-pound redshirt / Senior / Running back.
    Indiana State Sycamores vs Tennessee Vols. Sept. 9, 4:00 p.m.
  • Luke Rattler - Chicago Christian H.S.; Palos Heights, Illinois. Northwood Timberwolves; 5-foot-11, 205-pound / Freshman / Running back.
    Northwood Timberwolves vs Missouri Of Science And Technology Miners. Sept. 9, 8:00 p.m.
  • Malcom Miller - Rich East H.S.; Park Forest, Illinois. Niu Huskies; 6-foot-1, 200-pound redshirt / Senior / Defensive back.
    Eastern Illinois Panthers vs Niu Huskies. Sept. 9, 2:30 p.m.
  • Martece McClinton - Simeon Career Academy H.S.; Markham, Illinois. University Of Indianapolis Grey Hounds; 5-foot-10, 194-pound / Senior / Defensive back.
    University Of Indianapolis Grey Hounds vs Wayne State Warriors. Sept. 9, 6:00 p.m.
  • Maurice Robinson - Tinley Park H.S.; Tinley Park, Illinois. University Of Indianapolis Grey Hounds; 6-foot-4, 200-pound / Sophomore / Wide receiver.
    University Of Indianapolis Grey Hounds vs Wayne State Warriors. Sept. 9, 6:00 p.m.
  • Mike Dzierzega - Argo Community H.S.; Bridgeview, Illinois. Missouri Southern State Lions; 6-foot-3, 265-pound / Junior / Offensive lineman.
    Missouri Southern State Lions vs Missouri Western State Griffons. Sept. 7, 7:00 p.m.
  • Miles Boykin - Providence Catholic H.S.; Tinley Park, Illinois. Notre Dame Fighting Irish; 6-foot-4, 225-pound / Junior / Wide receiver.
    Georgia Bulldogs vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Sept. 9, 7:30 p.m.
  • Miles Wade - Rich Central H.S.; Olympia Fields, Illinois. Emporia State Hornets; 6-foot-3, 290-pound / Freshman / Defensive lineman.
    University Of Nebraska At Kearney Lopers vs Emporia State Hornets. Sept. 7, 7:00 p.m.
  • Mylan Reeves - Homewood Flossmoor H.S.; Homewood, Illinois. Niu Huskies; 6-foot-4, 320-pound redshirt / Junior / Defensive tackle.
    Eastern Illinois Panthers vs Niu Huskies. Sept. 9, 2:30 p.m.
  • Myrthel Stewart Jr. - Bloom Township H.S.; Glenwood, Illinois. Kentucky State Thorobreds; 6-foot-1, 252-pound / Sophomore / .
    Kentucky State Thorobreds vs McKendree Bearcats. Sept. 9, 2:00 p.m.
  • Nathan Gimza - Richards H.s. H.S.; Chicago Ridge, Illinois. St. Cloud State Huskies; 6-foot-2, 180-pound / Freshman / Wide receiver.
    St. Cloud State Huskies vs Winona State Warriors. Sept. 9, 6:00 p.m.
  • Nick Horne - Rich East H.S.; Park Forest, Illinois. Niu Huskies; 6-foot-2, 215-pound redshirt / Senior / Linebacker.
    Eastern Illinois Panthers vs Niu Huskies. Sept. 9, 2:30 p.m.
  • Nick Atoyebi - Homewood-Flossmoor H.S.; Homewood, Illinois. Niu Huskies; 6-foot, 185-pound redshirt / Junior / Wide receiver.
    Eastern Illinois Panthers vs Niu Huskies. Sept. 9, 2:30 p.m.
  • Nik Giles - Mount Carmel H.S.; Matteson, Illinois. Ball State Cardinals; 5-foot-11, 190-pound redshirt / Sophomore / Defensive back.
    Uab Blazers vs Ball State Cardinals. Sept. 9, 3:00 p.m.
  • Payson Wick - Homewood-Flossmoor H.S.; Flossmoor, Illinois. Drake Bulldogs; 6-foot-3, 283-pound redshirt / Senior / Offensive lineman.
    Southwestern Moundbuilders vs Drake Bulldogs. Sept. 9, 6:00 p.m.
  • Preston Thompson - Tinley Park H.S.; Markham, Illinois. McKendree Bearcats; 5-foot-8, 195-pound / Junior / Running back.
    Kentucky State Thorobreds vs McKendree Bearcats. Sept. 9, 1:00 p.m.
  • Richie Warfield - Providence Catholic H.S.; Cook County, Illinois. University Of Dayton Flyers; 5-foot-11, 210-pound / Freshman / Running back.
    Southeast Missouri State Redhawks vs University Of Dayton Flyers. Sept. 9, 1:00 p.m.
  • Shelby Benn - Brother Rice H.S.; Lansing, Illinois. McKendree Bearcats; 6-foot-4, 215-pound / Freshman / Defensive end.
    Kentucky State Thorobreds vs McKendree Bearcats. Sept. 9, 1:00 p.m.
  • Steve Wirtel - Mount Carmel H.S.; Orland Park, Illinois. Iowa State Cyclones; 6-foot-4, 214-pound / Sophomore / Safety.
    Iowa Hawkeyes vs Iowa State Cyclones. Sept. 9, 11:00 a.m.
  • Thad Little; Homewood, Illinois. Grand Valley State Lakers; 6-foot-3, 210-pound / Sophomore / Defensive back.
    Davenport Panthers vs Grand Valley State Lakers. Sept. 9, 7:00 p.m.
  • Tifonte Hunt - Thornton Township H.S.; Harvey, Illinois. Niu Huskies; 5-foot-9, 172-pound redshirt / Junior / Cornerback.
    Eastern Illinois Panthers vs Niu Huskies. Sept. 9, 2:30 p.m.
  • Tim Mcauliffe - Lemont H.S.; Lemont, Illinois. Bowling Green Falcons; 6-foot-1, 287-pound redshirt / Senior / Offensive lineman.
    South Dakota Coyotes vs Bowling Green Falcons. Sept. 9, 6:00 p.m.
  • Trevor Johnson - Homewood-Flossmoor H.S.; Homewood, Illinois. Northern Michigan Wildcats; 6-foot-3, 180-pound / Freshman / Defensive back.
    Northern Michigan Wildcats vs Angelo State Rams. Sept. 9, 7:00 p.m.
  • Tyjuan Swain - College Of Dupage H.S.; Olympia Fields, Illinois. Central Michigan Chippewas; 6-foot, 190-pound / Junior / Defensive back.
    Central Michigan Chippewas vs Kansas Jayhawks. Sept. 9, 4:00 p.m.
  • Vincent Magaa - Central Lakes College H.S.; South Holland, Illinois. Minnesota Golden Gophers; 6-foot-3, 287-pound / Junior / Offensive lineman.
    Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Oregon State Beavers. Sept. 9, 9:00 p.m.
  • Willard Cotton - West Hills H.S.; Harvey, Illinois. Lincoln Blue Tigers; 5-foot-11, 206-pound / Senior / Linebacker.
    Lincoln Blue Tigers vs Lincoln Blue Tigers. Sept. 9, 6:00 p.m.
  • Willie Walton - St. Laurence H.S.; Homewood, Illinois. Wayne State Wildcats; 5-foot-11, 180-pound / Sophomore / Wide receiver.
    University Of Mary Lions vs Wayne State Wildcats. Sept. 9, 6:00 p.m.

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