Sporting a navy blue coat with an Illinois shield pin, an orange button down shirt and khakis, the newest Big Ten football coach looked, talked and acted the part Monday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.
Even as the UI athletic department received a black eye Friday to match the one planted on the administration last week, the nameless and faceless believe the Illini can be just as effective on the football field as before head coach Tim Beckman was fired.
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It's not just those in Champaign-Urbana who care that Tim Beckman was fired from his post with the Illinois football team.
While not official yet, it is expected that Scheelhaase will get the gig of running backs coach for the rest of the season for Illinois.
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The majority has been wrong before. When the all-too-soon time comes to name a permanent Illini football coach, Mike Thomas is the most logical person to do it.
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2015 Football Schedule
|Sept. 4 vs. Kent State, 8 p.m.|
|Sept. 12 vs. Western Illinois, 11 a.m.|
|Sept. 19 at North Carolina, 11 a.m.|
|Sept. 26 vs. Middle Tennesee State, TBA|
|Oct. 3 vs. Nebraska, TBA|
|Oct. 10 at Iowa 11 a.m.|
|Oct. 24 vs. Wisconsin, 2:30 p.m.|
|Oct. 31 at Penn State, TBA|
|Nov. 7 at Purdue, 11 a.m.|
|Nov. 14 vs. Ohio State, TBA|
|Nov. 21 at Minnesota, TBA|
|Nov. 28 vs. Northwestern, TBA|