Athletes in Action tracks players with ties to communities within the Chicago City Wire coverage area as they compete at the collegiate level. The following football players will compete during the week of Oct. 8 to Oct. 14.
Marist graduate Darshon McCullough had 84 rushing yards, seven rush attempts, receiving yards and one reception in Eastern Ill. Panthers football's 24-23 win Oct. 7 over the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles at O'Brien.
St. Rita of Cascia graduate Julian Crum had seven receiving yards, one reception, 56 kickoff return yards and three kickoff returns in Northern Mich. Wildcats football's 38-13 loss Oct. 7 to the Ashland Eagles at Superior Dome.
Hales Franciscan graduate Patrick Nelson had 23 fumble return yards, one recovered fumble, one fumble return, eight tackles and one fumble recovered in Illinois Fighting Illini football's 45-16 loss Oct. 7 to the Iowa Hawkeyes.
Brother Rice graduate Marcus Jones had six rush attempts, 20 rushing yards and one fumble lost in Northern Ill. Huskies football's 24-3 loss Oct. 7 to the Kent St. Golden Flashes at Brigham Field at Huskie S.
St. Rita graduate Tommy Mister had two rush attempts, five rushing yards and one tackle in Northern Ill. Huskies football's 24-3 loss Oct. 7 to the Kent St. Golden Flashes at Brigham Field at Huskie S.