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Illinois football looking to correct road troubles against Iowa

Iowa players carried the Floyd of Rosedale trophy off the field following a 31-13 victory over Minnesota at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, Iowa, Saturday, September 29, 2012. (Marlin Levison/Minneapolis Star Tribune/MCT)
October 7, 2015

Running down the visiting team tunnel onto an opponent’s field can be a daunting task for college football players. Players run from a narrow tunnel into a sea of the home team’s colors. Thousands...

A win in Iowa puts Cubit in the driver's seat

Illinois coaches Mike Ward (left), Tim Banks (center) and Bill Cubit converse on the field during Saturday's game against Nebraska at Memorial Stadium. Illinois won 14-13.
October 7, 2015

Illinois football’s win over Nebraska was a long time coming.Illini nation endured a lot under Tim Beckman, the least of which was Big Ten mediocrity. But the Illini are undefeated in Big Ten play since...

Illini football celebrates a different kind of win

Wide receiver Geronimo Allison celebrates after catching the game-winning touchdown pass with 10 seconds left in Illinois' 14-13 win over Nebraska at Memorial Stadium on Oct. 3.
October 4, 2015

print headline: Win over Huskers worthy of extra celebrationCelebrations in sports are funny things. They’re rarely for the sake of posterity — a spontaneous outburst isn’t about legacy.Illinois...

Bill Cubit ready to change atmosphere of Illinois football

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Offensive Coordination Bill Cubit celebrates a touchdown against Cincinnati on Saturday, September 7, 2013.
August 31, 2015

Bill Cubit made sure he set the tone in his first Monday press conference. The new Illinois head football coach wore an orange dress shirt and a dark blazer with an Illinois shield pin on his left...

Ferguson ready to make some noise in final year in Illini backfield

Illinois' Josh Ferguson (6) celebrates during the game against Purdue at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. The Illini lost 38-27.
July 31, 2015

CHICAGO — At 22 years old, Josh Ferguson is older and wiser than his 18-year-old self.“He was a little punk,” said Ferguson, referring to his younger self with a laugh. “Nah, he was a cool...

Illini lineman Karras enters 2015 at full strength

Daryl Quitalig | The Daily Illini Illinois' Ted Karras (69) looks at the defense during the game against Indiana at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012.
July 31, 2015

Ted Karras sat at an elevated table with a smile on his face during the first day of the Big Ten Media Days on Thursday in Chicago. His expression was the opposite when the media and fans last saw...

Former Illini football player attacks Beckman on Twitter

Ryan Lankford (12) and Simon Cvijanovic (68) celebrate after Lankford scores a touchdown at the orange and blue spring scrimmage at Memorial Stadium on April 12, 2013. 
May 11, 2015

Simon Cvijanovic, a former tackle for the Illinois Football team, had some strong words on Twitter for head coach Tim Beckman on Sunday. Cvijanovic said he was asked by Beckman and the Illinois...

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