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Illinois football offers a lesson on American football

David Grömling, senior in engineering and exchange student, performs a tackling drill. University students from all around the world gathered at Memorial Stadium on Wednesday to learn about American football, which was taught by Coach Tim Beckman and the football coaching staff.

By Charlotte Carroll

September 25, 2014

The night finished with participants forming a circle on the midfield “I,” swaying along to Hail to the Orange. Though the crowd had diminished from its original size, the attempts at the chant were nonetheless strong and smiles aplenty. It was yesterday under the lights that Illinois football, along ...