October 1998

October 1998

Plenty of Big Ten quarterbacks in NFL

Turn on the tube some Sunday afternoon this fall, and you're likely to see a former Big Ten quarterback throwing deep.

In the NFL, they're as common as tipsy tailgaters and Terrell Davis touchdowns.

Big weekend has UI''s Hardin worried

CHAMPAIGN – The No. 1 women's volleyball team in the nation is coming to Huff Hall Friday night, and Don Hardin's in a world of worry.

But it's not Penn State that has the third-year Illinois coach pacing the floor at night or reaching for the antacid tablets.

Tate: Turner's top catch one near home

Ron Turner has scoured the vast countryside for pass-catching help, dipping into the sun-kissed fields of California, Texas and the Deep South.

Little did he know that a drinking episode, a broken leg and a severe neck bruise would thin his junior college corps, and one of his starters for Saturday's fifth game at Northwestern would be a "hometown boy" who's been right under his nose all the time.