On Saturday at Memorial Stadium, Illinois looks for its first win against Ohio State since the 2007 stunner in Columbus.
College football writer — and AP Top 25 voter — BOB ASMUSSEN breaks down the league’s 14 teams after the fifth week:
We asked Cleveland.com beat writer and Salt Fork alum Nathan Baird for his thoughts on the Buckeyess going into Saturday’s Illinois-Ohio State game at Memorial Stadium.
Ohio State reportedly is dealing with multiple positive COVID-19 tests.
The former Valparaiso receiver gained attention last weekend for continuing to play through a torn-off helmet, just a small indicator of his overall approach to football.
➜ Nick Allegretti (former Illini), Chiefs: The offensive lineman started at left guard for the fourth straight game and played all 78 offensive snaps and five special teams snaps during Kansas City’s 35-31 win at Las Vegas on Sunday night.
Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields and his offense have torched multiple opponents this season, but Illinois' defense is coming off a pair of stout performances.
Offensive lineman Alex Palczewski went down early in the win against Rutgers, while Barnes suffered a second-quarter injury in the victory over Nebraska.
So just when 2020 seemed so crazy, the year of the pandemic took another wild dive with Lovie Smith’s athletes doing nearly everything right at Nebraska on Saturday
Chase Brown and Mike Epstein are becoming fast friends and faster threats for the Illini offense, and Blake Hayes talks about his fake punt.
What happened, what it means and what's next for Illinois football, which cruised past Nebraska on the road to create its first win streak of the 2020 season.
Brandon Peters' return and a turnover-happy defense keyed Illinois to its second consecutive win as the Illini won in Lincoln for the first time since 1924.
The Illini are seeking their first victory in Lincoln, Neb., since 1924 — as well as revenge for last year's heartbreaking 42-38 loss to the Cornhuskers in Champaign — when they make a stop in Nebraska for Saturday's 11 a.m. kickoff.
Illinois football looks for its first winning streak of the season Saturday at Nebraska. If Lovie Smith’s team pulls it off, it will be the school’s first win in Lincoln, Neb., since 1924. Here’s what I am thinking before the 11 a.m. kickoff at the other Memorial Stadium:
Running back produced a career-best game in last weekend's win at Rutgers and is staying humble amid the second half of his redshirt sophomore season.
The lead singer of the Champaign-born band has been booked for a 15-minute virtual concert at halftime of the Dec. 5 game against Iowa, UI Alumni Association President/CEO Jennifer Dillavou told The News-Gazette.