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Spartans drive and reach toward playoff, setting up Big Ten-SEC showdown with Crimson Tide

Spartans drive and reach toward playoff, setting up Big Ten-SEC showdown with Crimson Tide

December 8, 2015

Michigan State and Iowa were preparing for a fourth-and-goal situation with a College Football Playoff spo...

Depleted Illini offense fails to find rhythm against Wisconsin

Depleted Illini offense fails to find rhythm against Wisconsin

October 25, 2015

Quarterback Wes Lunt knew that Illinois football’s offense would miss key offensive players when the Il...

One botched punt sends Spartans, Wolverines on divergent paths

One botched punt sends Spartans, Wolverines on divergent paths

October 20, 2015

The full spectrum of human emotion could be seen in the final 10 seconds of Michigan State’s surreal victory ov...

A win in Iowa puts Cubit in the driver's seat

A win in Iowa puts Cubit in the driver's seat

October 7, 2015

Illinois football’s win over Nebraska was a long time coming.Illini nation endured a lot under Tim...

Illini football celebrates a different kind of win

Illini football celebrates a different kind of win

October 4, 2015

print headline: Win over Huskers worthy of extra celebrationCelebrations in sports are funny things. They’re rare...

The Big Ten’s nightmarish Rutgers problem

The Big Ten’s nightmarish Rutgers problem

September 22, 2015

Just as the Big Ten season is getting interesting, the conference is once again bogged down in the m...

Illinois football adjusts as college football landscape changes

Illinois football adjusts as college football landscape changes

September 16, 2015

The addition of the College Football Playoff passed with flying colors after its first year. A majo...

Big Ten Power Rankings: Week 2

September 14, 2015

Editor’s note: Every week, The Daily Illini football staff ranks the football teams in the Big Ten 1-14 and compiles the lists into its own Big Ten power rankings. 1. Ohio State (Last week: 1) — The defending national champions dominated once again in a 38-0 win over Hawaii. The Buckeyes retain their No. 1 r...

Bright NFL futures await Big Ten's premier 2015 season talent

Bright NFL futures await Big Ten's premier 2015 season talent

September 1, 2015

In many ways, college football is a glorified farm system for the NFL.Outside of the common coll...