Area athletes in College

Contributor Troy Gentle compiled a list of former area athletes currently competing in college football for our 2018 prep football special section. The following are athletes from our area that are competing collegiately this year.


Name   College High School Position      Year

Colton Castongue,   McKendree    Danville    LB          SO

Edward Clark,          Robert Morris Chicago Danville RB       SO

Caleb Griffin,     Illinois Danville K       FR

Josiah Heidle,         Rose-Hulman Danville OL       SO

Lance Langley,      EIU Danville DB       FR

Julian Pearl,     Illinois Danville DL       FR

Marcell Simmons,    Illinois College    Danville OL       FR

Austin McCarty,     Eureka Oakwood RB       JR

Taylor Brown,     Eureka Salt Fork RB       FR

Blaize Cobb-Griffin, Robert Morris Chicago Salt Fork WR       FR

Caleb Fauver,      Eureka Salt Fork WR       SO

Colton Fauver,     Eureka Salt Fork DB       SR

Jordan Lamb,     Eureka Salt Fork OL       SR

Owen Marriage-Tucker, Augustana Westville RB       FR

Logan Noel,     Eureka Westville LB       SO

Blake Phillips, Eureka College, Salt Fork, WR SO.

Austin Hinchman, MacMurray College, Georgetown, RB FR

Do you of someone else that we missed? Let us know! Send an email to with the player’s name, college, high school, position and their class standing. We’d love to hear from you!

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