News - Southern Illinois Represented Well in Round 7 of 2011 Football Commitments

Southern Illinois Represented Well in Round 7 of 2011 Football Commitments

Southern Illinois Represented Well in Round 7 of 2011 Football Commitments




Ellington McKinney

Hometown: Anaheim, CA

High School: Sunny Hills Lancers

Position: WR

Awards: Most Improved, All-League, Most Valuable Athlete (Track)

Major: Undecided

Coach Schomaker, “Ellington was a great find for the Greenville College football program. He is everything we are looking for in a recruit, strong Christian faith, intelligent in and out of the classroom and extremely athletic. Ellington has a very bright future here.”


Hunter Rone

Hometown: Benton, IL

High School: Benton Rangers

Position: LB

Awards: 2010 SICA All South Team

Major: Pre-Nursing

Coach Schenk, “I am very excited to have Hunter committed to coming to Greenville in the fall. He had a very successful career while at Benton in both football and wrestling. He is a hard-nose local Southern Illinois kid that we can’t wait to get in pads for next year! I look forward to coaching him in the fall!"




Brady Rose

Hometown: Mount Vernon, IL

High School: Mount Vernon Rams

Position: OL

Awards: 2010 SICA All South Team, FCA Athlete of the Week, Ram of the Week, Most Dedicated Wrestler Award

Major: Mathematics Education

Coach Schenk, “Brady brings us a good size and athletic ability which will help provide more depth at the Offensive line position. He is a competitor and wants to be great! I think he has great potential here at Greenville and can’t wait to watch him develop as a player and as a man!”









Calvin Williams

Hometown: Belleville, IL

High School: Belleville East Lancers

Position: DL

Major: Criminal Justice

Coach Gaylord, “Calvin will be a great addition to EMAP Nation. He is another guy who has competed at the highest high school level and had tremendous success last season. Calvin will be a guy who will be a tremendous leader he at Greenville College. After four years we will be watching Calvin walk across the stage and receive his diploma.”




Josh Morgan

Hometown: Greenville, IL

High School: Greenville Comets

Position: K

Major: Physics

Coach Gaylord, “We couldn’t be more excited about Josh playing football for us in the fall. Josh was primarily a soccer player in high school and we believe those skills will translate to the football field. Special teams are a key component to our success and Josh will have a chance to be an impact player for us. It is also very cool that another Greenville Comet will become a Greenville College Panther. Josh has made a great decision and he will have a great career here.”

This story was published on April 28, 2011

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