Bret Curtis wears No. 51. Some high school athletes wear Nos. 23 or 34 or 77 or 18 or 32 because famous professionals wore them. If you have to be told that Dick Butkus once wore No.
Plainfield North isn't old enough to have a football tradition. The eight-year-old school still seeking its first victory in the state playoff.
CSN and the IHSA partnered up on Saturday night for the official IHSA Playoff Pairing Show to unveil the brackets for Class 1A-8A.
Northern Illinois is two points away from being 6-0 heading into their Homecoming game against Buffalo on Saturday (2:30 p.m., Comcast SportsNet).