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Brock Spack

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The NFL season has returned, and on Sunday a former Illinois State Redbird will be taking the field.

Indoor Practice Facility Tops Wish List For ISU Athletics

Jan 22, 2018
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When Illinois State athletic officials started the second phase of their long-term planning four years ago and took a comprehensive look at the facilities, there was little doubt what was at the top of the list.

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When Brock Spack signed on as head football coach at Illinois State nine years ago, he said he was in it for the long haul. Does that mean when the day comes to end his career that he will still be the Redbirds’ coach?

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When Brock Spack was introduced as head football coach at Illinois State in 2009, only two coaches in the previous 100 years of the program had compiled winning records.

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Bloomington-Normal bobblehead collectors: You may want to be at Hancock Stadium on Saturday.

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A mountain of research—including a stunning new study on the brains of deceased NFL players—is changing the way that the Illinois State football team is practicing this summer.