Radio Reaction: Bill Cubit FIRED as Illinois Head Football Coach

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  • Head coach Bill Cubit watches his seniors line up to be honored on Senior Day before the game against Northwestern at Soldier Field on Saturday, Nov. 28.

  • Head coach Bill Cubit watches his seniors line up to be honored on Senior Day before the game against Northwestern at Soldier Field on Saturday, Nov. 28.

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By Peter Bailey-Wells

Daily Illini Sports Editor Peter Bailey-Wells and Reporter Kevin McCarthy jump on the air to break the news and react to the firing of Illinois Head Football Coach Bill Cubit. They discuss what are the next best steps for the program and discuss Josh Whitman, who on his first day as Athletic Director, fires Cubit. Dan Collins and Joey Gelman then join the conversation and add their reaction to the change at Illini head football coach.