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UIS to add Football? Athletic Director’s tweet sparks rumors…

Eric Broughton



Tweets this week from University of Illinois Springfield, Director of Athletics Jim Sarra @UISADJS  suggest the school will be officially announcing that it will be adding football to its list of NCAA sports. Based on current conference play, its assumed that if the rumors are true, the UIS Prairie Stars Football team would compete in the GLVC with other football schools like Quincy University, McKendree, Indianapolis, & Truman State.

We are still waiting for official word from the University regarding the addition of football, when they will start, or where they will play. UIS Director of Athletics Jim Sarra tweeted this:

Current 2017 GLVC Football Programs & Standings – SEE ALL HERE

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CEO & Co-Founder of Springfield Daily. Former financial analyst and project manager, turned online entrepreneur. Eric also owns Interactive Media, a digital marketing and consulting firm located in Downtown Springfield as well as the fitness startup FitTube. Eric received his Masters in Business Administration from Benedictine University, prior to that played college football at Quincy University, and is a Springfield High alumni.

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