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SIU Football team names Josh Straughan starting quarterback

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) -

SIU Football coach Nick Hill has named fifth-year senior Josh Straughan the starting quarterback for the teams season opener September 3rd at Florida Atlantic.

Straughan transferred to SIU from Division II Stillman College before the 2016 semester.

Straughan passed for 5,470 yards and 53 touchdowns in three years as a starter. He earned All-Conference recognition as a junior and was a preseason All-American in 2015 but misses the season with an injury.

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