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Confidence still high after loss

Illinois linebacker Del'Shawn Phillips, kicker Chase McLaughlin and offensive lineman Nick Allegretti discuss the Illini's 25-19 loss to South Florida on Saturday at Soldier Field in Chicago.

Illini lose 'tough' game in Chicago

Illinois coach Lovie Smith breaks down his team's 25-19 loss to South Florida at Soldier Field in Chicago.

Colin Likas' Helmet Stickers: Week 4 2018

Preps coordinator Colin Likas' latest edition of Helmet Stickers honors athletes from Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley, Oakwood, Argenta-Oreana, Watseka and St. Joseph-Ogden.

Unity at St. Joseph-Ogden football highlights

Video highlights from a prep football game between Unity and St. Joseph-Ogden, with postgame reaction from Spartans coach Shawn Skinner and Rockets coach Scott Hamilton.

Friday on the Farm with D.K. Lee

Each week, ag reporter Ben Zigterman checks out what's going on in the farming community. This week, he interviewed D.K. Lee, a University of Illinois associate professor, about a $5 million grant he and others received to study different varieties of switchgrass and how they can be optimized for biofuel.

Illini defense will be tested by USF

Illinois defensive lineman Jamal Woods discusses the Illini's improved run defense last week and the importance of an even better performance Saturday against South Florida before safety Michael Marchese breaks down the challenge the Bulls — and quarterback Blake Barnett — will present and how the Illini walk-ons have played.

Mattoon at Mahomet-Seymour boys' soccer highlights

Video highlights from a high school boys' soccer match between Mattoon and Mahomet-Seymour on Sept. 11, 2018, with postgame reaction from Bulldogs coach Jeremy Davis and athlete Austin Carr, as well as Green Wave leader Ryan Ghere.

More offense might be necessary for Illini this weekend

Illinois wide receiver Sam Mays discusses taking on a larger role and the need for the Illini offense to start faster against South Florida. Then running back Mike Epstein discusses his better burst and fit in the offense before quarterback M.J. Rivers II talks about his comfort level in the offense and the challenge of the USF defense.

Nickerson wants UI defense to avoid slow start

Illinois defensive coordinator Hardy Nickerson hits on why the Illini need to start games better, how they've adapted after losing multiple players and the challenge they'll face Saturday against South Florida.