Was it The News-Gazette's Bob Asmussen
The bowl eligible crowd as an orange and blue newcomer
The victory in Iowa would ultimately trigger a phenomenal Illini finish that would see the Orange and Blue win its last five games of 1923, all of the shutout variety.
The corner has officially been turned. Once 2-4 and seemingly headed nowhere, Illinois has now has a four-game Big Ten winning streak for the first time since 2001.
If you thought Illinois’ 24-23 comeback vs. Wisconsin was a miracle, it must now accept second place behind the greatest comeback in UI football history.
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Dave Wischnowsky sat through the first half of Saturday’s Illinois football game on a chilly fall afternoon at Michigan State’s Spartan Stadium.
Beat writer BOB ASMUSSEN sat down with the Elkton, Md., native earlier this week to talk about his days as a high school tight end, Lou Hernandez’s influence, being the strong, silent type and much more.
We asked Lansing (Mich.) State Journal columnist Graham Couch for his take on Michigan State going into Saturday’s game against Illinois at Spartan Stadium:
This week's stop in our video series on local businesses with stories to tell: Champaign's Papa Del's, a pizza lover's paradise that is enjoying its new radio connection.
Petra Holesinska poured in a career-high 29 points, including 19 in the first half, while Kennedi Myles chipped in a double-double (17 points and 15 rebounds) to lead the Illini to an 96-66 victory over the Cougars.
Dele Harding didn’t enter the season with a lot of hype after recording 37 tackles and starting just two games in 2018. But he has done enough this season to earn his place.
2019 Football Schedule
|Aug. 31 Illinois vs. Akron W 42 - 3|
|Sep. 7 at UConn W 31 - 23|
|Sep. 14 vs. Eastern Michigan L 31- 34|
|Sep. 21 vs. Nebraska L 38 - 42|
|Oct. 5 at Minnesot L 17 - 40|
|Oct. 12 vs. Michigan L 25 - 42|
|Oct. 19 vs. Wisconsin W 24 - 23|
|Oct. 26 at Purdue W 24 - 6|
|Nov. 2 vs. Rutgers W 38 - 10|
|Nov. 9 at Michigan State, 2:30 CST|
|Nov. 23 at Iowa, TBA|
|Nov. 30 vs. Northwestern, TBA|