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Monday Morning QB: Dudek stars early

Matt Daniels provides three thoughts following college football's fourth week.

Monday Morning QB: Dudek stars early
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Tate: Illini star in late show once again

Tate: Illini star in late show once again

One of these days, the Jekyll-and-Hyde act will catch up to Illinois. But that day wasn't Saturday.

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In the grand scheme of things ... Illinois can't keep playing catchup

In the grand scheme of things ... Illinois can't keep playing catchup

Bob Asmussen is in his 26th year covering college football for The News-Gazette. Here are his thoughts and observations after the fourth week of the college football season.

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Sunday Conversation: Sean Frazier

Sunday Conversation: Sean Frazier

Northern Illinois' AD talks with Bob Asmussen about an ad recently taken out in Chicago newspapers, former Huskie coaches, the MAC and more.

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Mon, 09/22/2014 - 11:19am

Illinois-Purdue time set

The Illinois football team will host Purdue at 11 a.m. on Oct. 4.


Mon, 09/22/2014 - 9:00am

Weekend Wrap: DeKalb's Brown dazzles again

Weekend Wrap: DeKalb's Brown dazzles again

Future Illinois running back Dre Brown from DeKalb has helped the Barbs reach 4-0 this season. 


Sat, 09/20/2014 - 11:20pm

Football pick 'em Week 5: Nebraska

Football pick 'em Week 5: Nebraska

Time for the battle of corn.


Sun, 09/21/2014 - 9:21pm

Flaws blitzes Purdue late, Illini win

Flaws blitzes Purdue late, Illini win

The teams' Big Ten soccer match was scoreless through 79 minutes, but Jannelle Flaws and Claire Wheatley made sure it didn't stay that way.


Sun, 09/21/2014 - 9:44pm

Two invites, two wins for men's golf

Two invites, two wins for men's golf

Brian Campbell and Charlie Danielson were the only two players to finish under par in the Wolf Run Intercollegiate.


Sat, 09/20/2014 - 9:59pm

Illini weather storm for win

Illini weather storm for win

Illinois needs another fourth quarter rally to beat Texas State


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    2014 Football Schedule

    Aug. 30 Illinois vs. Youngstown State W 28-17
    Sept. 6 Illinois vs. Western Kentucky W 42-34
    Sept. 13 Illinois at Washington L 19-44
    Sept. 20 vs. Texas State - 3 p.m., ESPNews
    Sept. 27 at Nebraska - 8pm, 8 p.m., BTN
    Oct. 4 vs. Purdue - TBA
    Oct. 11 at Wisconsin - TBA
    Oct. 25 vs. Minnesota, 11 a.m.
    Nov 1 at Ohio State - 7p.m., ABC, ESPN, or ESPN2
    Nov. 15 vs. Iowa - TBA
    Nov. 22 vs. Penn State - TBA
    Nov. 29 at Northwestern - TBA

    2015

    Sept. 5 vs. Kent State
    Sept. 12 vs. Western Illinois
    Sept. 19 at North Carolina
    Sept. 26 vs. Middle Tennesee State
    Oct. 3 vs. Nebraska
    Oct. 10 at Iowa
    Oct. 24 vs. Wisconsin
    Oct. 31 at Penn State
    Nov. 7 at Purdue
    Nov. 14 vs. Ohio State
    Nov. 21 at Minnesota
    Nov. 28 vs. Northwestern

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