Illini football training camp roundup

Illini football training camp roundup

The following is a roundup of News-Gazette Media coverage of 2017 Illini football training camp. Follow our tweets too.

Day 18 - 8/19/17

Final day of camp preview

Three things to watch for

Video: 'like where we are right now'

Podcast: Saturday SportsTalk

Jeff George Jr. profile


Depth chart

Asmussen: work not over yet

Three things we learned from Sunday

Survey says: Nick Allegretti and Jake Cerny

Photo gallery

Day 17 - 8/18/17

No practice, but plenty of coverage

Survey says: Justice Williams and Evan Jones

Richey: inexperience not slowing young players

Day 16 - 8/17/17

No media interviews, but still plenty of coverage.


Tatelines: on the offensive line

Asmussen: on defensive backs

Three things we learned

Survey says: Zeke Martin and Alex Palczewski

Podcast: SportsTalk

Day 15 - 8/16/17

Video: 'ball security...needs to be a lot better'

Survey says: Chris James and Griffin Palmer

Three things we learned

Tight ends profile


Day 14 - 8/15/17

Special teams profile


Survey says: Mikey Dudek and Brandon Jones

Video: 'using tight end a lot more

Day 13 - 8/14/17

Injuries shuffle the deck at offensive guard


Survey says: Zac Holman and Nate Echard

Tatelines: on freshmen


Video: 'nasty group when we want to be'

Podcast: News-Gazette SportsPage

Photo gallery

Day 12 - 8/12/17

Survey says: James Bartholomew and Ethan Tabel

Notebook: Illini working fast

Trenard Davis profile

Podcast: Saturday SportsTalk

Video: 'always room for improvement'

Photo gallery

Day 11 - 8/11/17

No practice (but still plenty of coverage)

Mikey Dudek profile

Survey Says: Nolan Bernat and Conor Kelly

'It's really a grind'

Day 10 - 8/10/17

Tate: searching for the right mix up front

Ricky Smalling profile

Survey says: Brandon Roberts and Christion Abercrombie

Day 10 takeaways

It's their time to shine

Video: 'starting to look like a team'

Day 9 - 8/9/17

Survey says: Jake Stover and Ayo Shogbonyo

Jeff George Jr. profile

Day 9 takeaways

Day 9 notebook

Video: 'I've wanted to compete'

Day 8 - 8/8/17

Jackson: different wheels for UI coaches

Day 8 takeaways

Day 8 notebook

Tymir Oliver profile

Photo gallery

Day 7 - 8/7/17

Familiar faces make like easier at practice

Getting to know the QB

Three things from day 7

Survey says: Doug Kramer and Mike Epstein

Illini freshmen earning their shots

Survey says: Louis Dorsey and Dre Brown

Podcast: News-Gazette Sports Page

Photo gallery

Day 6 - 8/5/17

Three things we learned from day 6

Kenyon Jackson profile

Survey says...

Day 6 notebook

Photo gallery

Video: 'great job by the defense'

PODCAST: Saturday SportTalk

Day 5 - 8/4/17

3 things we learned from day 5

Day 5 notebook

Malik Turner profile

Photo gallery

Video: 'defense is linebacker oriented'

Podcast: SportsTalk

Day 4 - 8/3/17

Day 4 notebook

3 things we learned from day 4

Doug Kramer profile

Tate: an Illini linebacker legacy

Video: 'see us be more consistent'

Day 3 - 8/2/17

Day 3 notebook

Blake Hays profile

Video: 'First day of hitting is always a good time'

Photo gallery

Podcast: SportsTalk 8/2/17

Day 2 - 8/1/17

Lovie Smith video

Photo gallery

Podcast: SportsTalk

James Crawford is moving on up


Tate: Illini lacking coaching continuity of Big Ten brothers

Day 2 notebook

Day 1 - 7/31/17

Chayce Crouch profile

It's not Rantoul, but Illini feeling at home

Photo gallery

Tate: giving Illini fans reason to hope

Three things we learned on Day 1

Monday's notebook

Richey: no fear of change

Podcast: News-Gazette Sports Page

Chayce Crouch video

Media day - 7/30/17

Top 50 teams - number one

Top 50 Illini players - number one

Tate: no passing grade yet for Illini DBs

Training camp primer

From the sports editor's desk

Meet the 2017 Illini

Lovie Smith press conference video

Sounds from Media Day:

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