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College football weekend seems primed to put pressure on the selection committee

Oklahoma wide receiver Jeffery Mead (15) tries to get under a Baker Mayfield pass in the third quarter against Kansas State at Bill Snyder Family Stadium in Manhattan, Kan., on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015. Oklahoma won, 55-0. (Bo Rader/Wichita Eagle/TNS)
November 17, 2015

Here it is, folks: the impending arrival of possibly the most important weekend in the uneasy sprint to the College Football Playoff.This weekend will either serve to slightly clarify the top four contenders...

Big Ten football power rankings: Week 6

October 11, 2015

Tweet: The di_sports football staff ranks the Big Ten after Week 6. Where do the #Illini rank? By The Daily Illini Football Staff1. Ohio State (Last week: 1) — Urban Meyer isn’t afraid to use both...

Illinois football looking to correct road troubles against Iowa

Iowa players carried the Floyd of Rosedale trophy off the field following a 31-13 victory over Minnesota at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, Iowa, Saturday, September 29, 2012. (Marlin Levison/Minneapolis Star Tribune/MCT)
October 7, 2015

Running down the visiting team tunnel onto an opponent’s field can be a daunting task for college football players. Players run from a narrow tunnel into a sea of the home team’s colors. Thousands...

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...

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