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‘Start Jeff George over Wes Lunt,” Bailey-Wells says

‘Start Jeff George over Wes Lunt,” Bailey-Wells says

November 7, 2016
Filed under Football, Illini Drive

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mq_8n4jUmGc&feature=youtu.be Team 1 breaks down Illinois' win against Michigan State University. "Jeff played mistake-free football," McCarthy says.

Confidence at ‘new level’ for Nebraska CornHuskers this year

Confidence at ‘new level’ for Nebraska CornHuskers this year

September 27, 2016
Filed under Illini Drive

https://youtu.be/4zYRPcia4SE The Illini Drive team relives last year's Illini win over the Nebraska Cornhuskers and explains why Saturday's game may be different.  90.3 KRNU's co-host Jack Housenga calls in to tell the crew about the "rowdy (Nebraska) crowd" that will come to Champaign. Gail... Read more »

‘The line at McDonalds got longer,’ Wheeler says

‘The line at McDonalds got longer,’ Wheeler says

September 24, 2016
Filed under Illini Drive

https://youtu.be/IQu91itJWKA With Peter Bailey-Wells at the helm, Team I discusses how the Illinois football team should spend its bye week. They also talk about some of the best non-revenue sports at Illinois right now. In a special segment by our social media man, Ryan Wilson talked with head... Read more »

Illinois run game ‘ripped to shreds’ against Western Michigan

Illinois run game ‘ripped to shreds’ against Western Michigan

September 20, 2016
Filed under Illini Drive

https://youtu.be/jXzrg8ziRb8 "Your team sucks right now, Lovie," McCarthy says in this edition of Illini Drive. The squad breaks down what happened to Illinois on Saturday against Western Michigan.

Davis ‘no one to mess around with’

Davis ‘no one to mess around with’

September 16, 2016
Filed under Football, Illini Drive

https://youtu.be/aqkywhcGduE With host and producer Jeff Ohmer, the Friday mix-up team previews the Illinois and Western Michigan game. They also talk about MLB and the Chicago Cubs' clinching performance. Social media man Ryan Wilson also talks about the Paralympics and all the current and former... Read more »

Tilmon is ‘the real deal’

Tilmon is ‘the real deal’

September 12, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Illini Drive

https://youtu.be/zgXVSTHnbUU College hoops columnist Matt Gertsmeier hops on Illini Drive to give insight on the upcoming Illinois basketball recruiting class, who the Illini signed, and who is still available.

Wes Lunt ‘wasn’t there’ against North Carolina

Wes Lunt ‘wasn’t there’ against North Carolina

September 12, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Football, Illini Drive

https://youtu.be/kuYiKtB-NbE In the first show after an Illinois football loss, the team regroups to discuss what happened. Brad Wurthman calls in to discuss the sell out crowd at the game and how the athletic department plans to continue the momentum. Wurthman is the associate director of athletics... Read more »

Illinois football is ‘real,’ Brian Barnhart says

Illinois football is ‘real,’ Brian Barnhart says

September 9, 2016
Filed under Illini Drive

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_UnVrUd0rw "Now, it's real," Brian Barnhart, the voice of the Fighting Illini, says of Lovie Smith. In this year's first Friday episode, Barnhart calls in to give insight into his preparation. Dan Escalona, The Daily Illini college football columnist, also discusses... Read more »

Illinois, UNC game will be ‘lit,’ Bailey-Wells says

Illinois, UNC game will be ‘lit,’ Bailey-Wells says

September 5, 2016
Filed under Illini Drive

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktvAKCFa5c4&feature=youtu.be The crew break down the Illinois football team's 49-point victory over Murray State. Then, they look ahead at North Carolina, the Illini's first test of the season.

‘Now, it’s real,’ Barnhart says of the Illini

‘Now, it’s real,’ Barnhart says of the Illini

September 1, 2016
Filed under Illini Drive

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_UnVrUd0rw Brian Barnhart, the voice of the Fighting Illini, called in on this day to talk about Illinois football. Dan Escalona, football columnist for The Daily Illini, came in the studio to offer his thoughts about Colin Kaepernick not standing for the national... Read more »

Illini Drive: Aug. 31, 2016

Illini Drive: Aug. 31, 2016

August 31, 2016
Filed under Illini Drive

https://soundcloud.com/user-6936882/full-episode-8-31 Team I is back in the studio to preview Saturday's football game with Murray State News sports editor Kevin McFarland. "They can score in an instant," McFarland says of Murray State. Alex Roux also calls in to discuss the Illinois men's... Read more »

Roux: Illinois basketball team can score with light schedule

Roux: Illinois basketball team can score with light schedule

August 31, 2016
Filed under Illini Drive

https://soundcloud.com/user-6936882/alexroux "I don't think they'll be out of their league in any game," Alex Roux says. Roux calls in to Illini Drive to discuss the upcoming Illinois men's basketball season.