The Daily Illini

By Charlotte Carroll

October 9, 2015


Filed under Sports

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 COACHES NAMES HERE (HAVE) been fired. NAME was fired after the complete report from the Fr...

Illinois football defense trying to prove hot start is no fluke

Illinois football defense trying to prove hot start is no fluke

By Michal Dwojak, Staff writer

September 14, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports

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 assembled around him. Reporters joked around with Banks, who laughed and commented that he was no...

The guy: Mason Monheim and the Illini defense

The guy: Mason Monheim and the Illini defense

By Charlotte Carroll

August 17, 2015


Filed under Sports

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 tie, the accessories looked more appropriate for a rodeo rather than a hotel ballroom in the big ...