Asmussen's Huddle Up: Sooners grab attention

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George not interested in Illini AD job

BOULDER, Colo. — Former Illinois football player and staff member and current Colorado athletic director Rick George told on Thursday he wasn't interested in replacing Mike Thomas as athletic director at Illinois.

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Guests tonight include News Gazette sports editor Matt Daniels, NG sports writer Marcus Jackson, and Minnesota's PBP Announcer, Mike Grimm.


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Nov. 23 Bob Asmussen Chat

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 11:00am

Are the Illinois players excited about the game at Soldier Field? Will Bill Cubit be around next season? How many teams from the Big Ten are going to reach the College Football Playoffs? Our longtime college football write is ready to answer these questions and anything else you have in mind.

Vaughn unlikely to play at Minnesota

CHAMPAIGN — Ke’Shawn Vaughn headed off the Memorial Stadium turf after Wednesday evening’s practice ended and into the Illinois locker room wearing a red jersey.

Nov. 20 Illinois football chat

Friday, November 20, 2015 - 6:30pm

Matt Daniels will spend Friday on the road to Minneapolis. But before he gets settled in for Saturday's 11 a.m. kickoff from TCF Bank Stadium between the Illini and Golden Gophers, check in with him to get the latest on Bill Cubit's program. Is Cubit the Illini coach in 2016? Will Ke'Shawn Vaughn play against the Golden Gophers?


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Next football opponent familiar with UI situation

CHAMPAIGN — An interim coach and an interim athletic director were in place, and in place outside of Champaign County.

Illinois wasn’t the only Big Ten school facing those circumstances for a recent two-day stretch.

Minnesota faced the same situation after Jerry Kill resigned Oct. 27 because of health reasons.