Miami defensive back will sit out 2019 season
Freshman Tarique Barnes fits right in at UI after slow recruitment
Lack of interest in Illini tied to on-field results
Big Ten Network’s tour of conference campuses worked out well for Alex Roux. The BTN digital producer, a Champaign Central and Illinois graduate who is in his third year at the network, got come home.
Recent history shows us that the guy who starts at quarterback at the beginning of the season for Illinois doesn’t necessarily finish the season as the guy on top.
The UI senior from St. Joseph who posted a joke event on Facebook suggesting that Kam's customers storm the bar to keep it from moving talks about why students and alumni feel so strongly about it and the loss of other Campustown landmarks.
Lamar Dawson sued the PAC-12 Conference and the NCAA for back wages, but the court found that he was not employed by the defendants, because they are regulators who set the rules that universities and athletes are supposed to follow.
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.
There you have it. One key loss at defensive end, with replacements not showing a flair for sacks, and it can change an entire strategy on defense.
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.
The call Champaign Central graduate Ben Schultz was waiting on came the day before the Illini started training camp, with director of football recruiting Patrick Embleton coming through with the offer.
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|