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Illini Sports

Asmussen: Beckman deflects questions like a pro

What, did you actually think Tim Beckman was going to say what was on his mind?

Asmussen: Beckman deflects questions like a pro
Illini Sports

MJ: My lineup for next season

MJ: My lineup for next season

Beat writer Marcus Jackson takes a look at who can fill in after Tracy Abrams was lost for the season.

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Sunday Special: Dee Brown part of new team

Sunday Special: Dee Brown part of new team

Former basketball star is spreading good cheer and raising funds for the school he loves.

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Trustee: Claims troubling if true

"I think the university's done the right thing in terms of trying to get an objective assessment of where we are." 

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Fri, 07/31/2015 - 7:00am

Best of Illini: No. 9, T.J. Neal

Best of Illini: No. 9, T.J. Neal

Nothing can help a much-maligned defense like an experienced middle linebacker. Neal fits that slot. To a T.


Fri, 07/31/2015 - 7:00am

Best of teams: No. 9, Mississippi

Best of teams: No. 9, Mississippi

Sixteen starters return from a nine-win team. Throw in Freeze’s ability to get more out of his players than most coaches and it looks like happy times are due in Oxford.


Thu, 07/30/2015 - 9:38pm

Allegation questions surround Illini players

Allegation questions surround Illini players

The Illinois football players at Big Ten Media Days did get some football-related questions. But the Illini trio faced just as many — if not more — questions about the allegations of player mistreatment.


Thu, 07/30/2015 - 9:42pm

Media Days notebook: Dudek quickly on mend

Media Days notebook: Dudek quickly on mend

Illinois receiver Justin Hardee won’t be on the field with the team at Camp Rantoul because of an injured foot.


Thu, 07/30/2015 - 5:56pm

LIVE! Big Ten Media Days 2015

LIVE! Big Ten Media Days 2015

The conference's football media days get underway today in Chicago. Check in for live reports from Bob Asmussen, Loren Tate and Scott Richey throughout the day.


Thu, 07/30/2015 - 7:00am

Best of Illini: No. 10, Chayce Crouch

Best of Illini: No. 10, Chayce Crouch

He is Wes Lunt's backup, but don't be surprised to see quarterback on the field this season.


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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