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Illinois defense falls in the shadows in Purdue win

Illinois defense falls in the shadows in Purdue win

By Michal Dwojak, Staff writer

November 9, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports

While Illinois football’s running back Josh Ferguson was the star of his team’s 48-14 win at Purdue on Saturday, the defense made sure to do its job so that the margin would never be close. The defensive players responded against the Boilermakers after allowing 39 points to Penn State the week ...

Illini football gets its revenge against Purdue

Illini football gets its revenge against Purdue

By Peter Bailey-Wells, Sports editor

November 8, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports

WEST LAFAYETTE, INDIANA — Bill Cubit didn’t sleep much after his team was punched in the mouth 39-0 by Penn State last week. And despite Illinois’ 48-14 stomping of Purdue on Saturday, he said his restless nights will continue, because his team’s season isn’t done yet. The Illini’s ...

Reaching across enemy lines: Purdue Boilermakers

By The Daily Illini Football Staff

November 4, 2015


Filed under Sports

Editor’s note: Every week, The Daily Illini football staff will chat with a sports editor or football beat reporter from an opposing school’s paper. Up this week is The Exponent sports editor Brock Reish. His answers have been edited for space.The Daily Illini: How big of a win was the Nebraska game...

Big Ten football power rankings: Week 6

By The Daily Illini Football Staff

October 11, 2015


Filed under Sports

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...