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Lovie Smith thanks the Illini Marching Band in the Illini Union on March 7.

Lovie Smith needs your help

By Kevin McCarthy March 30, 2016

Tweet: .#Illini columnist @KevOMcCarthy was given a tall order from Lovie Smith. Now, he needs your help.Lovie Smith called upon me to do a service for him.First, allow me to provide some context. During...

Illinois' Jihad Ward (17) attempts to block Louisiana Tech's Cody Sokol's (19) pass during the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl at Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas on Friday, Dec. 26, 2014. The Illini lost 35-18.

Illinois football’s Mike Phair ready for next project

By Michal Dwojak, Staff writer August 26, 2015

Mike Phair has held many roles during his football career. Illinois football’s co-defensive coordinator has helped discover college football players who could become stars in the NFL. Phair has...

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