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Illinois and UCLA football traveled different paths after meeting in 2011 Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl

Illinois head coach Tim Beckmam reacts after having a referee decision go against Illinois during the game against Western Kentucky at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. The Illini won 42-34.
September 23, 2015

There was a sense of relief when Nathan Scheelhaase took a knee during the final seconds of the 2011 Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl on New Year’s Eve. Defensive lineman Craig Wilson grabbed a container of...

University RSOs gain followers through friendship, school pride

August 19, 2015

The University has a reputation for being an extremely large, diverse campus, and their RSOs follow the same trend. But what distinguishes an organization from gaining a small or large following? And...

Scheelhaase returning to Fighting Illini

May 20, 2015

Nathan Scheelhaase will return to the Fighting Illini, this time as the assistant director of football operations.Scheelhaase will take over the position after turning down an offer a year ago. The position...

Illini of the Week Oct. 29: Reilly O’Toole

Illinois' Reilly O'Toole calls out a play during the homecoming game against Minnesota at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. The Illini won 28-24.
October 29, 2014

The first time Reilly O'Toole celebrated Saturday's win over Minnesota, he was goofing around with running back Donovonn Young.  But a penalty quieted Illinois' rowdy sideline. After the Gophers unsuccessfully...

6 Uninspiring Football Moments

Illinois' Nathan Scheelhaase (2) throws the game-losing interception during the game at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa. on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. The Illini lost in overtime, 24-17.
December 17, 2013

1 | Punter Justin DuVernois’ pass attempt on a fake punt against Indiana on Nov. 9 Illinois trailed Indiana by seven and had been trading punches with the Hoosiers all day long when head coach Tim Beckman...

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