Dancing your way to the endzone: how buzz around Illini Football has affected tryouts for the Illinettes

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  • The Illinettes perform during Illinois’ 78-67 loss to Nebraska at State Farm Center on Saturday.

By Ryan Wilson

The Daily Illini’s Ryan Wilson gives you an inside look at the tryouts for the Illinettes’ Dance Team at Illinois. The recent hiring of Lovie Smith and excitement around the football program has many prospective dancers eager to earn a spot on the Illinettes.