University of Illinois Fighting Illini: Must-Win Tomorrow Against The Purdue Boilermakers
The University of Illinois Fighting Illini haven’t won a Big Ten game in their last 20 tries. Tomorrow, they will have their best shot to end that streak in nearly three seasons when they travel to West Lafayette, IN to [...]
Illinois Fighting Illini Pick Up Wes Lunt
Move over, Brady Hoke and Urban Meyer. Illinois Fighting Illini and head coach Tim Beckman may have picked up the most dynamic player available for the 2014 season–and he’s already been on a BCS college campus. Transferring Oklahoma State Cowboys [...]
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Illinois Fighting Illini Season Preview: Offense
The 2012 Illinois Fighting Illini football season was dismal to say the least. In the first season under head coach Tim Beckman, the Illini went winless in Big Ten conference play and 2-10 overall. Taking a look at the offense, [...]
Illinois, Louisville Possible Suitors for Wes Lunt
While there wasn’t a set-in-stone destination spot announced today for former Oklahoma State quarterback Wes Lunt, we did learn, per ESPN’s Joe Schad, of a few of the spots that have the former Cowboy’s interest. Last week, Lunt announced his [...]
Josh Ferguson X-Factor in Running Game for Illinois Fighting Illini in 2013
The Illinois Fighting Illini suffered through a disastrous 2-10 campaign in 2012 where they failed to win a single conference game. First year head coach Tim Beckman faces heavy scrutiny as the pressure builds for Illinois to get turned back [...]
Will Illinois Fighting Illini Win a Big Ten Football Game in 2013?
Last season was filled with disappointment for head coach Tim Beckman. He took over as coach for the struggling Illinois Fighting Illini and things went from bad to worse. A year after finishing 2-6 in Big Ten play, the Fighting [...]
Can Nathan Scheelhaase Turn Offense Around for Illinois Fighting Illini in 2013?
The Illinois Fighting Illini suffered through a rough 2012 season under first-year head coach Tim Beckman. They won just one game against an FBS opponent with an opening day 24-7 victory over the Western Michigan Broncos. After that, it was [...]
Illinois Fighting Illini Working to Bring Fans Back
There are two ways to look at attendance problems. One way is to ignore the problem and spend as little as possible, something that many universities have done throughout the years. That plan does not work for the Univeristy of Illinois [...]
Big Ten Futility Continues
Well, another bowl season has come and gone for the Big Ten and although the conference was just a few plays away from having a good showing, the league is coming to grips with the fact that it will have [...]