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Final Word: O'Toole's the man

Senior QB gets the nod over sophomore Aaron Bailey to start against Gophers.

Final Word: O'Toole's the man
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Celebrating Coach McClain

Celebrating Coach McClain

Here is one place for all our coverage from the celebration of the life of Wayne McClain.

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Kroner: What a celebration

Kroner: What a celebration

It was clear that Wayne McClain was respected and appreciated. Surely, he knew the feelings others held.

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Tate: McClain bridged gap between Self, Weber

Tate: McClain bridged gap between Self, Weber

McClain’s presence on campus became critical when Bill Self left for Kansas, creating an interim period in which McClain was the only holdover coach.

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Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:58pm

Tate: Beckman ends suspense

Tate: Beckman ends suspense

Senior QB Reilly O'Toole gets the nod, but Aaron Bailey scheduled to play, too.


Fri, 10/24/2014 - 6:04pm

O'Toole to start Saturday

O'Toole to start Saturday

Reilly O'Toole will start at quarterback for Illinois on Saturday, Illinois coach Tim Beckman told The News-Gazette on Friday evening.


Fri, 10/24/2014 - 8:31pm

LIVE! Pink Night

LIVE! Pink Night

The Illinois volleyball team is back home for the first time since Oct. 4 and squares off against Indiana in a Breast Cancer Awareness Match


Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:20pm

Jordan, Williams set to enjoy UI visits

Jordan, Williams set to enjoy UI visits

Two of the three members of Illinois basketball's Class of 2015 will take a break from recruiting players and relax on campus this weekend.


Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:11pm

Ferguson ready for heavy lifting

Ferguson ready for heavy lifting

With Wes Lunt sidelined, the junior running back is prepared to take on a larger load of offensive pressure.


Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:17pm

Making their mark: Illinois commits prepare for postseason

Making their mark: Illinois commits prepare for postseason

Illinois football's Class of 2015 has had a mostly successful collective high school season. A look at how individuals have fared ahead of the postseason.


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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 W 42-35
    Sept. 27 at Nebraska L 14-45
    Oct. 4 vs. Purdue L 38-27
    Oct. 11 at Wisconsin L 28-38
    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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