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Illinois Fighting Illini Present Wisconsin Badgers With Unique Test
The Wisconsin Badgers are fresh off a thrashing of a ranked Northwestern Wildcats team and will be traveling to Champaign this weekend to take on the always-solid Illinois Fighting Illini. The Illini lost by 20 points to Nebraska in their last game, but they contended with the Washington [...]
Illinois Fighting Illini Break Losing Streak, What Now?
The Illinois Fighting Illini finally ended their Big Ten losing streak yesterday, defeating the Purdue Boilermakers in West Lafayette 20-16. Now that the monkey is off the back of the Illini, the question is, where does Illinois go from here? [...]
Ohio State Buckeyes Look to Keep 2 Streaks Alive Tomorrow
Tomorrow’s game could push one streak up to 22 and another to 20. The first is the Ohio State Buckeyes‘ overall win streak and the second is the Illinois Fighting Illini’s Big Ten losing streak. To avoid that situation, Ohio State [...]
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Michigan State Shakes Off Slow Start, Dominates Illinois
The Michigan State Spartans traveled to Illinois in a classic mid-season trap game, but were able to dominate the Fighting Illini with a 42-3 victory. This game was a classic example of the difference a half can make in the [...]
Could Jonathan Brown Be the Next Illinois Linebacking Great?
Illinois linebacker Jonathan Brown is playing the final season of a very successful career. He is following in the footsteps of Illini linebacking greats like Dick Butkus, Ray Nitchske, Kevin Hardy and Simeon Rice. The question that looms larger with [...]
What to Expect From Nebraska Cornhuskers in Big Ten Season Opener
Big Ten play is ready to begin for the Nebraska Cornhuskers, but are they ready for Big Ten play? That question is about to be answered as the Illinois Fighting Illini travel to Lincoln on Saturday. The Huskers entered the [...]
Illinois Fighting Illini Line Up One More Time Before Big Ten Play
The University of Illinois Fighting Illini have one more game to gear up for before they begin conference play with a trip to Lincoln to face the Nebraska Cornhuskers. They first need to concentrate on the task at hand: the University [...]
Illinois Fighting Illini Set To Battle Washington Huskies
On Saturday, the Washington Huskies and Steve Sarkisian will have the privilege of facing the Illinois Fighting Illini on hallowed ground at Soldier Field. This will be the only game that the Illini will be playing at Soldier Field this [...]
Is Illinois Head Coach Tim Beckman One Season Away from Receiving the Boot?
By no means did Illinois HC Tim Beckman have a successful first year in Champaign. The former Toledo headman led Illinois to a depressing 2-10 campaign in 2012. On top of that, Beckman was winless in Big Ten conference, which was considered to be on a [...]
Lifting Transfer Restrictions Doesn’t Help Mike Gundy’s Reputation Following Wes Lunt Departure
Former Oklahoma State Cowboys QB West Lunt‘s journey to becoming a member of the Illinois Fighting Illini wasn’t exactly traveled on a smoothly paved road. The speed bumps were frequent. The most formidable of these were the transfer restrictions that [...]