The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

Senior Milo Eifler wraps up an Iowa ball carrier during competition. Eifler is leaving the Illinois football team to pursue opportunities in the NFL.

Milo Eifler leaves Illinois in pursuit of NFL dreams

By Brendyn Jones, Assistant On-Air Editor December 30, 2020
Illinois players Kofi Cockburn and Giorgi Bezhanishvili attempt to block a shot from Dukes Matthew Hurt during the game between the two teams on Tuesday. The Illini won the game 83-68.

Illinois defense shows growth early

By Brendyn Jones, Assistant On-Air Editor December 10, 2020
The Illinois offensive line prepares to hike the ball during the game against Iowa on Saturday. The Illini lost the game 35-21.

Notes, player grades: Underperformance continues for Illini

By Brendyn Jones, Assistant On-Air Editor December 5, 2020
DaMonte Williams shoots a three-pointer in Illinois game against Ohio on Friday. Williams has proved his offensive ability, making six three-pointers through three games.

Da’Monte Williams’ three-point shot rounds out his game

By Brendyn Jones, Assistant On-Air Editor November 28, 2020
Running back Mike Epstein runs the ball during the game against Nebraska on Saturday. The Illini won 41-23.

Notes, player grades: Illinois finds identity at Nebraska

By Brendyn Jones, Assistant On-Air Editor November 22, 2020
Junior defensive back Jartavius Martin tackles a Minnesota player during the game against Minnesota at Memorial Stadium on Saturday. The Illini lost the game 41-14.

Notes, player grades: Illini can’t stop the run

By Brendyn Jones, Assistant On-Air Editor November 8, 2020
The Illini huddle up during the game against Indiana on March 1. Illinois is highly ranked in multiple preseason polls.

Preseason rankings favor Illini

By Brendyn Jones, Assistant On-Air Editor September 28, 2020
Illini football players junior Jamal Woods, junior Kendrick Green and senior Kendall Smith lead the way of the Black Lives Matter protest on Monday. The athlete-led protest included multiple on campus representatives from different Illini sports teams, including the football team.

Illini athletes lead protest, call for unity

By Brendyn Jones, Assistant On-Air Editor August 31, 2020
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