QUINCY -- Much of the drama that accompanies college football's signing day was taken out of the equation before Quincy University coach Gary Bass and his staff arrived at their offices Wednesday morning. They weren't waiting on any final decisions.
QUINCY -- Jackson Connell always assumed his college football career would take him to a different zip code. "I was thinking I needed to get out of town to call some other town my second home," the Quincy Notre Dame senior all-state linebacker said.
QUINCY -- Justus Spillner had never heard of Quincy University when quarterbacks coach Sam Fisk called him to talk about recruiting. Thirty minutes into the conversation, Spillner received an offer to come play for the NCAA Division II football program.