September 2000

Today''s Matchups

Quarterbacks

Wes Counts has numbers just about as good as Kurt Kittner, until you start looking at TDs and interceptions.


Rossow: Atmosphere at Illinois will improve

The forecast calls for heat usually reserved for pizzas.

The schedule and Las Vegas indicate today's opponent would be better off playing somewhere else in the state, like in Charleston or Normal.


Asmussen: New street, structure greet fans

It isn't the biggest street in Champaign-Urbana. But for the Illinois football program, none is more important.

The sign just went up for Irwin Avenue, which runs between the IMPE building and the north end of Memorial Stadium. The street is the newest memorial to the late Richard and Anne Marie Irwin, longtime Illinois supporters.


Q and A

Q and A with TB Rocky Harvey


UI shows volleyball promise

The All-America candidate made good on almost every swing. The new setter set a career high in assists. And the promising freshman didn't look nervous at all.

Not much went wrong on Day 1 of Don Hardin's fifth season as Illinois volleyball coach.


Big Ten standings

Big Ten standings


Tate: Turner must find a place for Morton

There might be no secret weapon like Brandon Lloyd poised to burst forth in an Illini football jersey this season.

Those guys don't come along very often.


Illinois Football 2000: Practice Report

Tube time

   Illinois coach Ron Turner planned to get home Thursday night in plenty of time to see his favorite program: college football.

   He had a particular interest in the 9 p.m. game on ESPN2. Illinois'' next opponent, San Diego State, hosted Arizona State.


Kicking a perfect Fitts

CHAMPAIGN – Steve Fitts never gave himself the chance to think about failure. He doesn't work like that.

Never mind that just two players in the last 50 years of Illinois football managed the double he is about to try.


The News-Gazette Preseason All-Big Ten Team

The News-Gazette Preseason All-Big Ten Team