About Connor Onion
Connor Onion is the “TV Voice of the Southern Illinois Salukis.”
Onion handles the ESPN+ play-by-play for football, men's basketball, women’s basketball, volleyball, baseball and softball. He also calls Saluki Football, Basketball & Baseball on the Saluki Radio Network & spent the 2017-18 & 2018-19 seasons as the "Play-By-Play Voice of Saluki Women's Basketball."
During baseball season, Onion also calls games for the Kane County Cougars, the Single-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, a position he’s held since 2018. He began his broadcasting career in 2017 as a play-by-play broadcaster for the Quad Cities River Bandits, the Single-A Affiliate of the Houston Astros.
A 2017 graduate of Ball State University, Onion was a named one of the top collegiate broadcasters in the country by Sportscasters Talent Agency of America.
And yes, his last name really is Onion. Feel free to leave your veggie jokes in his DMs.