The Illini went into last week as seven point underdogs. They brought it on defense and handled Western Kentucky 20-7. This week, they head to Tampa to take on South Florida. How to the Illini come out on top? Film Room: Quinton Flowers The Illini haven’t faced a quarterback like Quinton Flowers in this short
Despite trailing in the fourth quarter, the Illini rallied to score in the final minutes to down Ball State 24-21. Big days from Mike Epstein (11 carries, 54 yards, 2 TDs, 2 catches, 32 yards) and Patrick Nelson (5 tackles, 1 fumble recovery) helped the Illini hang on at the end. Many fans seemed concerned
Can you feel it? The crisp autumn air? The noise early on Saturday morning. It all means that Illini football is officially back! Many fans weren’t happy with last season’s results, but now head coach Lovie Smith is finally bringing in his guys. Unfortunately, there won’t be a drastic change this season. However, the young
Illinois fans were a bit unsure what to think when Gregory Eboigbodin, formerly a commit to the University of Illinois-Chicago, committed to become an Illini in the 2017 class. Eboigbodin wasn’t a heavily followed recruit by the casual Illinois fan, but to me, Eboigboidin could turn out to be exactly what the Illinois basketball’s class
Illinois basketball sits at a crossroads for the future… What’s Next? Sports Guys Nate discusses.
The Illinois 2017 basketball recruiting class is already looking big-time.
Lovie Smith’s arrival this offseason brought great a sense of anticipation and excitement to a rather lackluster football team. This of course, is no NFL team, but the University of Illinois team. After finishing one win short of bowl eligibility in a chaotic season that saw them go through multiple head coaches with the firing
Football has finally arrived, and while the pros don’t start until next weekend, college does. The Fighting Illini made some very drastic changes in the offseason. First, they hired former Illini tight end Josh Whitman to be the athletic director. Then, Whitman shocked the Big Ten with his hire of former Bears and Bucs coach