Each week, we’ll gauge Tim Beckman’s promise of turning Illinois football into a consistent winner:
CHAMPAIGN — Aaron Jordan has been on campus so often he could probably give the official UI tour guides the rundown of the must-see stops at Illinois.
Dre Brown, RB, DeKalb
So far ... has helped the Barbs to 8-0 record, rushing for more than 100 yards in each game.
Tonight ... Brown and DeKalb will try to keep their unbeaten season alive at home against Geneseo.
CHAMPAIGN — Robert Holcombe won’t need to worry about Josh Ferguson breaking his single-game rushing attempt record on Saturday against Minnesota.
Nor should Antoineo Harris, Rocky Harvey or Howard Griffith fret of having Ferguson’s name appear before theirs on this particular list.
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Plenty of questions about John Groce's miss on Elijah Thomas - and others - in today's chat. Here's a sample:
Why do you think Groce is having a hard time receiving a commitment from a PG?
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