Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the 61-year-old News-Gazette Media radio personality who is retiring on Tuesday about his love of sports and music, and broadcasting both.

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It takes time to become a Big Ten quarterback. Isaiah Williams is finding that out. Fortunately, the freshman from St. Louis Trinity Catholic has all sorts of helping hands. They are offering support. And charting his progress.

Kyron Cumby has flashed his top-end speed during the first week of training camp in a position switch from high school. The now-former running back has received reps exclusively with the Illinois wide receivers to go with some time as a punt returner.

2019 Football Schedule

Aug. 31 Illinois vs. Akron, 11am
Sep. 7 at UConn, 2;30pm
Sep. 14 vs. Eastern Michigan, 11am
Sep. 21 vs. Nebraska, TBA
Oct. 5 at Minnesota, 2:30pm or 3pm
Oct. 12 vs. Michigan, TBA
Oct. 19 vs. Wisconsin, 11am
Oct. 26 at Purdue, TBA
Nov. 2 vs. Rutgers, TBA
Nov. 9 at Michigan State, TBA
Nov. 23 at Iowa, TBA
Nov. 30 vs. Northwestern, TBA