illinois football

Report: Lovie Smith expected to be named head football coach at Illinois
  • March 6th, 2016
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It sounds like Lovie Smith is back in the state of Illinois as a head football coach. Just minutes after the University of Illinois fired football coach Bill Cubit Saturday, a report surfaced that Smith ...
It sounds like Lovie Smith is back in the state of ...
With a step up in competition against Cincinnati, the Illinois defense will need to improve
  • September 4th, 2013
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With the 42-34 victory against Southern Illinois, the Fighting Illini are only one win away from matching their win total from 2012. Not impressed?—you shouldn’t be. Illinois players and coaches hav ...
With the 42-34 victory against Southern Illinois, ...
The Fighting Illini hold onto a 42-34 win against Southern Illinois and snap a nine-game losing streak
  • August 31st, 2013
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The Illini probably wished their season opener against Southern Illinois would’ve ended at half time. After leading 25-7 at the half, the Illini fought off a feisty Saluki comeback to hold onto the 42 ...
The Illini probably wished their season opener aga ...
After hitting rock bottom, the only direction for Illinois is up
  • July 29th, 2013
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Success is defined by Merriam-Webster dictionary as “a favorable or desired outcome.” No matter how you define success, going 2-10 and failing to secure a Big ten win for the first time since 2005 i ...
Success is defined by Merriam-Webster dictionary a ...
Interview: Former Illini/Chicago Slaughter QB Juice Williams
  • September 29th, 2011
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I had the pleasure of talking to former University of Illinois and current Chicago Slaughter QB Isiah “Juice” Williams. Juice Williams was the quarterback at Illinois for four seasons. Now h ...
I had the pleasure of talking to former University ...
Thoughts Going into Camp Rantoul (Schedule Included)
  • August 7th, 2010
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As Camp Rantoul quickly approaches next Monday, Illinois fans continue to get more and more anxious. There are many questions to be answered as a completely rejuvenated staff aims to turn around a progr ...
As Camp Rantoul quickly approaches next Monday, Il ...
Big Ten Media Day: Ron Zook Offers Hope, Encouragement
  • August 3rd, 2010
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When Big Ten Media Day comes upon us, it means one thing—college football season is right around the corner. And for Ron Zook and the Fighting Illini, it means many questions are soon to be answered. ...
When Big Ten Media Day comes upon us, it means one ...
Illinois Lands Joliet Catholic Running Back Josh Ferguson
  • July 24th, 2010
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Josh Ferguson, a senior running back from Joliet Catholic, has committed to the University of Illinois. Ferguson, who is 5’8, 169 pounds, is the 23-ranked player in the state of Illinois and is among ...
Josh Ferguson, a senior running back from Joliet C ...
Illinois Football: Chip Long To Be Named TE Coach
  • July 12th, 2010
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The search for a new TE coach to replace Greg Nord is officially complete. Chip Long, a graduate assistant specializing in tight ends at Arkansas under head coach Bobby Petrino, has accepted the vacancy ...
The search for a new TE coach to replace Greg Nord ...
Illinois Football: Search For New TE Coach Continues
  • July 5th, 2010
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Last Friday, it was announced that Greg Nord, the TE coach and recruiting coordinator, would be leaving the University of Illinois for Kentucky—his alma mater. “We understand the allure of going ...
Last Friday, it was announced that Greg Nord, the ...