Former Illini LB Ralph Cooper: Beckman firing "Was Shocking"

Illinois’ head coach Tim Beckman smiles after a touchdown during the game against Wisconsin at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wis. on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. The Illini lost 38-28.

By Charlotte Carroll

Former Illini Linebacker and Daily Illini Reporter, Ralph Cooper, joined the Daily Illini Sportscast to discuss his reaction to the firing of Illinois Head Football Coach Tim Beckman. He discusses what the firing means for the program and gives insight on player reaction and what the 2015 Illini will look like with Interim Head Coach Bill Cubit.