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A conversation with an Illini: Reilly O'Toole

Illinois' Reilly O'Toole (4) jumps to avoid a tackle during the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl against Louisiana Tech at Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas on Friday, Dec. 26, 2014. The Illini lost 35-18.

By Kevin McCarthy

October 27, 2015

He wore the No. 4 on the field, but was always No. 1 in the hearts of those all the way from the ole’ Blarney stone near Cork to the bustling town of Champaign. The former Illini starting quarterback and current graduate assistant coach sat down to talk with me about everything from Spongebob to Juice ...

Illini of the Week Dec. 3: Reilly O’Toole

Illini of the Week Dec. 3: Reilly O’Toole

By Sean Neumann

December 3, 2014

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. Limping toward the crowd of media awaiting him in the concourse at Ryan Fiel...

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.

By Charlotte Carroll

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 heaved a pass for the end zone on the game's last play, Illinois got a second chance to cele...

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 called a fake punt with 11 minutes to play. DuVernois threw the ball, for all intents and pur...