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Illinois' head coach Bill Cubit on the sidelines during the Illini's 27-25 win over Middle Tennessee State at Memorial Stadium on Sept. 26.
October 9, 2015

Tim Beckman wasn't the only coach involved in player mistreatment and injury abuse with the Illinois football teamATHLETIC DIRECTOR MIKE THOMAS/ INTERIM CHANCELLOR BARBARA WILSON announced (day) that ASSISTANT...

Illinois football defense trying to prove hot start is no fluke

Chayce Crouch throws a pass during Saturday's game against Western Illinois at Memorial Stadium.
September 14, 2015

Illinois co-defensive coordinator Tim Banks stood in the team’s squad room with a smile after Saturday’s win over Western Illinois. He stood in front of the white board and waited while the media...

The guy: Mason Monheim and the Illini defense

Illinois’ Mason Monheim tackles Iowa’s C.J. Beathard during a game at Memorial Stadium on Nov. 15. Monheim enters his senior year with a spot on multiple preseason watch lists.
August 17, 2015

A few weeks ago, Illinois linebacker Mason Monheim showed up with a unique look to the Big Ten Media Days in Chicago.With his long hair pulled back in a bun, cowboy boots and a suit complete with a bolo...

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