Catching up with Puyallup QB Brendan Illies: By Scott Eklund

October 3, 2013

       While leading his team to a 3-1 record, Puyallup (Wa.) QB Brendan Illies has shown why he could possibly start getting looks from college football coaches even though many think he will wind up being a standout baseball player at the next level.      “I’m sorta known as a baseball player. That’s always been the sport I’ve done really well at, but I love to play football too,…


Puyallup sophomore Brendan Illies looks to carry on QB tradition: By Ryland Spencer

March 16, 2013

       The QB tradition at Puyallup High School is well documented. Trying to make his mark along side the likes of the Huard brother is sophomore gunslinger Brendan Illies (6-1 185).      In terms of yards, Illies put up the second most of any sophomore behind only record breaking QB Brett Rypien of Shadle Park. He would finish with 2,960 yards and 33 TDs. Illies could be…