Athletics News
The 2010 Homecoming Auction

Oct. 1, 2010

NORMAL, Ill. - Seize the opportunity to own a piece of the tradition and pride of Illinois State's athletic teams. The ISU Athletics Department is providing the opportunity for fans to own classic Redbird gear worn by student-athletes throughout the years as well as official Redbird DVDs and autographed posters.

Auctions items such as football jerseys, football helmets, baseball jerseys, travel suits, autographed posters, framed facility photos and much more will be revealed on the auction Web site.

All proceeds from the auction go directly back into maintaining and purchasing new equipment so that ISU student-athletes can be outfitted with the most up-to-date gear.

The next auction will be held from Oct. 1 through Oct. 13 and will include two Boomer Grigsby autographed Wilson footballs and a t-shirt signed by Grigsby, as well as an autographed Wilson football by former Redbird and current St. Louis Ram Laurent Robinson. Signed Neal Cotts spikes and four team-autographed 2010 NCAA Baseball Regional programs will also be featured in the auction. Show your Redbird spirit today!

The Homecoming Auction also features a pair of sideline tickets and a parking pass for $100. You must be 18 or older to bid. The best seat in town is on the field with the coaches. Get the coaches vantage point from the field, rub shoulders with your favorite players, and get the full Illinois State football experience!

The winning experience bidder will be contacted by a member of the Illinois State Athletics Department staff to finalize arrangements. 


Continue to visit this page for items currently available in the Official ISU Athletics Online Auction.

Official Illinois State Athletics Auction

All items and experiences are provided and coordinated by the ISU Athletics Department. Autographed items and memorabilia offered on the official auction at are guaranteed authentic gear.

NCAA Rules

Please understand Illinois State's obligation and commitment to abide by NCAA rules and regulations. Complying with these rules will ensure that Redbird student-athletes remain eligible for competition. Failure to comply places the entire Illinois State Athletics Department in violation of NCAA rules and jeopardizes our institution's good standing with the NCAA.

• Due to NCAA Rules, prospect-aged athletes (grades 9-12) are not eligible to participate as a bidder, an auction item winner or guest of the auction item winner.

• Re-distribution of auctioned items must have written approval from the ISU Athletics Compliance Office. Memorabilia may not be re-sold for any purpose without prior ISU Athletics Compliance Office approval.

• Illinois State is prohibited by the NCAA from auctioning items displaying a current student-athlete's name, picture or likeness (e.g., name on jersey, name or likeness on a bobble-head doll). For example, game-used jerseys will have the nameplate removed by ISU Athletics Equipment unless the student-athlete has exhausted his/her eligibility.

By clicking submit when you bid on an auction, you confirm your knowledge of the NCAA rules and regulations pertaining to this request and agree to abide by all said guidelines. You understand that the ISU Athletics Department reserves the right to request the return of memorabilia or autographed items if guidelines are not followed.