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Big Ten football power rankings: Week 6

By The Daily Illini Football Staff

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 of his talented quarterbacks in the Buckeyes’ 49-28 win over Maryland. Cardale Jones started dri...

Matchups to watch in Illinois-Iowa game

By Masaki Sugimoto

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 and 452 receiving yards and is on the Biletnikoff award watch list. But Iowa cornerback Desmond King...

Illinois' Allison emerging as a Big Ten playmaker

Illinois' Allison emerging as a Big Ten playmaker

By Charlotte Carroll

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 contribution to team success.Wide receiver Geronimo Allison thought he had the game-winning touchdown the firs...

Matchups to watch in Illinois-Nebraska game

Matchups to watch in Illinois-Nebraska game

By Masaki Sugimoto

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 Marquise Williams and Middle Tennessee State’s Brent Stockstill. Illinois gave up a ...

Allow personal growth to change relationships

January 23, 2014

With the snowy, cold holiday season behind us, it goes without saying that there is nothing quite like winter vacation — a time when we slam the textbooks close, turn in our pencil-smudged Scantrons and transition into 24/7 groutfit attire — all signs that the month-long break is in full swing. Winter brea...