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Bob's Top 50 rankings: No. 42 Kentucky

A strong returning offensive line and a solid running game led AP voter Bob Asmussen to name Kentucky his 42nd ranked team.

Top 50 Most Important Illini Football Players: No. 42 Bobby Walker

Originally a walk-on, beat writer Scott Richey thinks tight end Bobby Walker has a chance to make an impact this season.

Friday on the Farm with Dan Perkins

Each week, ag reporter Ben Zigterman checks out what's going on in the ag community. This week, he spoke with Dan Perkins, lead scientist and manager at Waterborne Environmental in Champaign, who works with farming and commodity groups to study sustainable farming techniques.

Top 50 Most Important Illini Football Players: No. 43 James Knight

At a position of need, Scott Richey expects linebacker James Knight to see the field.

Bob's Top 50 rankings: No. 43 Purdue

Former Illini assistant Jeff Brohm has Purdue in line for a nice season according to AP voter Bob Asmussen.

Top 50 Most Important Illini Football Players: No. 44 Dre Brown

After shirking injuries to finally get on the field last season, beat writer Scott Richey thinks running back Dre Brown has a shot to make an impact in 2018. 

Bob's Top 50 rankings: No. 44 UCLA

AP voter Bob Asmussen thinks Chip Kelly has a shot to lead UCLA back to relevance.

Music on Main: Charlie and the Possibly Wilds rock the NG lobby

Check out Charlie and the Possibly Wilds' performance in The News-Gazette's lobby. Plus, hear bandleader Charlie Maybee's interview with Scott Beatty.

Bob's Top 50 rankings: No. 45 Fresno State

Two years after a 1-11 season, Fresno State is back to relevance.

Top 50 Most Important Illini Football Players: No. 45 Kievan Myers

Freshman offensive guard Kievan Myers could find himself in Illinois' two-deep this season quickly, beat writer Scott Richey says. Watch the video below to see why he has the Bishop Dunne alum ranked No. 45 on his list of most important Illini football players.