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Illinois football’s defense can’t hold up against Wisconsin’s Bart Houston

Illinois football’s defense can’t hold up against Wisconsin’s Bart Houston

By Michal Dwojak, Staff writer

October 26, 2015

The Illinois football team had finally gained momentum against Wisconsin on Saturday. Freshman running back Ke’Shawn Vaughn had scored on a 35-yard run in the third quarter and the Illini were leading 13-10. Illini fans all over Memorial Stadium were excited — Illinois was leading Wisconsin, ...

Numbers of the game: Illinois vs. Wisconsin

October 25, 2015

Five numbers to know:40:09 — Wisconsin’s time of possession, compared to Illinois’ 19:51.10 — Wisconsin has won 10 of its last 11 meetings with Illinois8 — The Illini’s total tackles for loss, including two apiece from Rob Bain and Carroll Phillips19 — Clayton Fejedelem’s number of tackles,...

Illini got beaten by the Badgers, and that's OK

Illini got beaten by the Badgers, and that's OK

By Peter Bailey-Wells

October 25, 2015

Ke’Shawn Vaughn said the Illini beat themselves. Bill Cubit talked about injuries and lack of execution. Mike Phair said there are some good things to take away from Illinois football’s 24-13 Homecoming loss to Wisconsin, but that winning the game is ultimately the only thing he wanted to do.However y...

Depleted Illini offense fails to find rhythm against Wisconsin

Depleted Illini offense fails to find rhythm against Wisconsin

By Michal Dwojak, Staff writer

October 25, 2015

Quarterback Wes Lunt knew that Illinois football’s offense would miss key offensive players when the Illini played Wisconsin Saturday. Running back Josh Ferguson and wide receivers Marchie Murdock, Justin Hardee and Mike Dudek were doubtful to play against the Badgers. The team’s injury report re...

Big Ten football power rankings: Week 6

By The Daily Illini Football Staff

October 11, 2015

Tweet: The di_sports football staff ranks the Big Ten after Week 6. Where do the #Illini rank? By The Daily Illini Football Staff1. Ohio State (Last week: 1) — Urban Meyer isn’t afraid to use both of his talented quarterbacks in the Buckeyes’ 49-28 win over Maryland. Cardale Jones started dri...