The Daily Illini

Fitzgerald leaves Illinois football

Jimmy Fitzgerald, out of Centennial High School in Champaign, commits to Illinois on National Signing Day on Wednesday.

By Charlotte Carroll, Sports editor

August 10, 2016

Illinois football head coach announced Wednesday the departure of quarterback Jimmy Fitzgerald.

Illinois looks to class of 2015 for offensive assistance

Illinois' Henry Enyenihi (23) runs the ball down field during the annual football Spring Game at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Apr. 18, 2015. The Orange won 44-41.

By Charlotte Carroll

August 25, 2015

On a team with 22 seniors, Illinois football wanted to rely mainly on its experience this season. But with injuries threatening the return of key players, the Illini may have to use its younger options sooner than anticipated.There are 36 newcomers in all, with 18 freshmen signees, seven junior-colle...