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Three Illinois football players invited to NFL Combine

Running back Josh Ferguson makes a run during the game against Northwestern at Soldier Field on Saturday, Nov. 28. Illinois lost 24-14.
February 22, 2016

twitter: Three #illini football players will be taking part in the #NFLCombine that starts Tuesday in IndianapolisFor the first time in three years, Illinois football may produce an NFL draft pick.Three...

Cataloguing the hurts: The many injuries of the Illinois offense

Back up quarterback Chayce Crouch leans down to check on injured lineman Zach Heath during the game against Western Illinois at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 12.
November 3, 2015

Illinois football head coach Bill Cubit managed to remain humorous during his weekly press conference Monday after the Illini lost 39-0 to Penn State on Saturday. His offense has been depleted of...

For Cubit and Illini, grace period is over

For Cubit and Illini, grace period is over
October 28, 2015

Bill Cubit’s time has come: He bought himself some time by beating Nebraska 14-13 in Illinois’ Big Ten opener. He has survived a pair of tough losses to strong Iowa and Wisconsin teams — his...

Matchups to watch in Illinois-Iowa game

October 7, 2015

WR Geronimo Allison vs. CB Desmond KingGeronimo Allison has proven that he is a stud wide receiver and a legitimate threat after his performance against Nebraska. Allison leads the Big Ten with 32 catches...

Illinois' Allison emerging as a Big Ten playmaker

Illinois' Allison emerging as a Big Ten playmaker
October 6, 2015

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week and decides which Illinois athlete or coach is our Illini of the week. Athletes and coaches are evaluated by individual performance and...

Big Ten football power rankings: Week 5

October 5, 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 Buckeyes...

Matchups to watch in Illinois-Nebraska game

Illinois' Eaton Spence (27) sacks Nebraska's Tommy Armstrong Jr. (4) during the game at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Neb. on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2014. The Illini lost 45-14.
September 30, 2015

Tommy Armstrong Jr. vs. Illinois DefenseSo far this season, when Illinois has faced a skilled quarterback, things have not turned out well. The Illini’s two biggest tests at quarterbacks were North Carolina’s...

Illinois football’s offense blows too many opportunities

Illinois football’s offense blows too many opportunities
September 21, 2015

Illinois football’s first drive against North Carolina on Saturday couldn’t have been drawn up any better. The offense traveled 73 yards over 11 plays in 4:07. Quarterback Wes Lunt looked efficient...

Illinois football players entertain during rain delay

Illinois' Geronimo Allison (8) catches the ball in the end zone for a touchdown during the game against Kent State at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015. The Illini won 52-3.
September 8, 2015

Illinois football fans weren’t the only ones struggling to find something to do during Friday’s thunderstorm delay. Wide receiver Geronimo Allison managed to keep himself busy before the game...

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