Illinois 38, Baylor 14

So, who’s ready for another season of Mikel Leshoure and Corey Liuget? You may get your wish only if there’s an NFL lockout. Leshoure ran for 184 yards and scored three touchdown for Illinois, as they mauled the Baylor Bears 38-14 […]

BREAKING NEWS: Illinois to Texas Bowl

The Illinois football team has accepted an invitation to the Texas Bowl in Houston. The Illini (6-6) will face Baylor at Houston’s Reliant Stadium, home of the NFL’s Houston Texans, on Wednesday, December 29 . The game will kickoff at 5 […]

LIVE Blog: Illinois at Fresno State

Welcome to our LIVE Blog for the regular season finale as Illinois travels to Fresno State. To access the LIVE Blog, please click on the following link: Illinois at Fresno State

Illinois 48, Northwestern 27

For the last three weeks, everyone has been wondering why does it have to be so tough to get the sixth win? The real question is, who knew it could be so easy? Mikel Leshoure set a school record by […]

Minnesota 38, Illinois 34

Blank screen, blank stare. Tough loss last week, sucker punched this week. The outlook was Tampa or Texas, now it’s Detroit or nothing. DeLeon Eskridge scored three touchdowns, two late in the fourth quarter, to lead Minnesota (2-9, 1-6 Big […]

LIVE Blog: Minnesota at Illinois

Minnesota at Illinois

Sunday Review: Michigan 69, Illinois 67

I’ve watched sports for decades, and covered area sports off-and-on for many years. There are many memorable games, but only three stand out in my mind. Number One is Super Bowl 31, when the Green Bay Packers defeated the New England […]

Michigan 69, Illinois 67, 3OT

The teams won’t be going to the National Championship Game, or even a BCS bowl. There will be no postgame praise, let alone postseason awards. But for one afternoon in Ann Arbor, two unranked teams gave college football fans one […]

LIVE blog: Illinois at Michigan

Illinois at Michigan

Illinois 44, Purdue 10

Nathan Scheelhaase was 16-20 for 195 yards and 4 touchdowns to lead Illinois to a 44-10 victory over the Purdue Boilermakers at Memorial Stadium. Scheelhaase also had 118 yards on 21 carries. The Boilermakers (4-4, 2-2) entered the game with severe injury […]

LIVE Blog: Purdue at Illinois

Purdue at Illinois

Wednesday Whining for October 27, 2010

It’s that time again. With Boise State’s 49-13 victory over Louisana Tech on Tuesday night, the Twitter-verse nearly exploded with both good and bad about the Bronco’s performance. It completely overshadowed the long-awaited debut of the Big Three for the […]