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Tickets for Purdue Boilermakers vs Iowa Hawkeyes Going for $1.11
The Purdue Boilermakers and Iowa Hawkeyes have both struggled through the early going of the 2013 college football season, with a combined record of 5-9 through 14 games collectively. The Hawkeyes have limped to a 4-3 start, while the Boilermakers [...]
Illinois Fighting Illini Offensive Coordinator Bill Cubit Gets Deserved Extension
The University of Illinois announced today that it has extended the contract of its offensive coordinator Bill Cubit through the 2015 season after his first year with the Fighting Illini saw dramatic improvements on the offensive side of the ball. [...]
Explosiveness of Ohio State’s Carlos Hyde, Braxton Miller Too Difficult for Illinois to Contain
The offense of the Ohio State Buckeyes is not one to ignore. I’m sure the Illinois Fighting Illini was aware of this going into their game on Saturday afternoon in Champaign. The Illini still weren’t able to slow the Buckeyes down. [...]
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Can the Illinois Fighting Illini Finally Break Their Streak?
For a game in which the defensive players on both teams are expected to be more spectators than contributors, the victory may very well go to the team that can muster up some kind of effort that has been sadly [...]
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 Makes Negative Statement in Lincoln, Getting Blow Out
After its best offensive performance of the season at home against Miami of Ohio last week, the Illinois Fighting Illini were set for their first Big Ten game with a ton of confidence against a Nebraska defense that had been [...]
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 Looking To Tune Up for Big Ten Season
This Saturday, the Fighting Illini will wrap up their non-conference schedule at home against Miami of Ohio. Besides improving their record to 3-1, there are some other goals that Illinois should look to achieve. This Saturday is the perfect opportunity [...]
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 [...]
University of Illinois Football: Will the Illini Bounce Back From Dismal 2012 Season?
To say the Illinois Fighting Illini struggled in 2012 would be a major understatement. Despite having an experienced signal-caller in Nathan Scheelhaase, the Illini finished with just two victories and failed to win a conference game. With several starters returning, including [...]