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Lovie era begins with Spring Ball

By Joey Figuerora March 30, 2016

tweet: #Illini position battles and new coaching hires highlight spring ball.It’s been a head-spinning few months for the Illinois football program, and it’s finally time to strap on some helmets and...

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)

Illinois football looking to correct road troubles against Iowa

By Michal Dwojak, Staff writer 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...

Illinois running back Josh Ferguson celebrates after scoring a touchdown in the game against Kent State at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, September 5.

Illini football prepares for Western Illinois with a sense of normalcy

By Michal Dwojak, Staff writer September 10, 2015

After a two-week span that included the firing of the Illinois football team’s head coach and the postponement of its season opener, the focus is about the product on the field. Quarterback Wes...

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.

Illini of the Week Oct. 29: Reilly O’Toole

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...

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