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  1. Wes Lunt of Illinois out four-to-six weeks with broken leg

    Brian Bennett

    Illinois starting quarterback Wes Lunt will miss 4-to-6 weeks after suffering a broken leg in Saturday's home loss to Purdue, the team announced on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2014
  2. Spring game recap: Illinois

    Brian Bennett

    We're continuing our recaps of the plethora of spring games over the weekend, and now we turn our attention to the Illinois Fighting Illini. The Blue team dominated the Orange squad 38-7 before about 5,100 fans at Memorial Stadium in Champaign. Yo...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  3. Big Ten QB class led by Michigan Wolverines' Devin Gardner, Nebra...

    Brian Bennett

    There's widespread uncertainty at the QB position in the Big Ten, but not at the league's three marquee programs.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2013
  4. Most indispensable players: Illinois

    Brian Bennett

    Now that spring practice is solidly in the rearview mirror, we're examining the most indispensable players on each Big Ten team for the 2013 season. By indispensable, we don't necessarily mean best. We mean the players who would be hardest to repl...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  5. Best and worst of 2012: Illinois

    Brian Bennett

    Our series examining the best and worst moments of 2012 for each Big Ten team continues now with the Illinois Fighting Illini. Best moment: A solid debut OK, it wasn't easy to pick out the best moment for a team that went 2-10 and lost its fina...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  6. Season report card: Illinois

    Brian Bennett

    Before players can take part in bowls -- or go home if their team is not in the postseason -- they must first finish their final exams. Here on the blog, we're passing out final grades for the regular season for each Big Ten team -- offense, defense,...

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  7. College football -- No quick-fix solution to Big Ten's recent str...

    Brian Bennett

    There are no easy solutions to the Big Ten's current mess.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2012
  8. Illinois Fighting Illini add much-needed punt returner Tommy Davi...

    Brian Bennett

    Northern Illinois safety/return specialist Tommy Davis is transferring to Illinois, where he could provide an immediate boost to the Illini's lackluster special teams play.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2012
  9. Most important game: Illinois

    Brian Bennett

    With a nod to our friend over at the ACC blog (we're reasonably sure they still play varsity tackle football in the ACC), we're starting a new series today looking at the most important game for each Big Ten team in 2012. These are the games that ...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  10. Big Ten Spring Wrap 2012

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten should be a deep conference this season. But every contender has at least one major weakness that could hold it back from greatness.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2012
  11. Some in Big Ten offering 4-year scholarships

    Brian Bennett

    Players who signed letters of intent Wednesday at many Big Ten schools received more security in their scholarships than in years past.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2012
  12. Illinois Fighting Illini announces hiring of LSU Tigers' Billy Go...

    Brian Bennett

    Illinois has added three assistants to new coach Tim Beckman's staff, including former LSU passing game coordinator and receivers coach Billy Gonzales as co-offensive coordinator.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2012
  13. Illinois leading rusher Jason Ford ineligible for bowl

    Brian Bennett

    Illinois leading rusher Jason Ford and freshman receiver Jake Kumerow are academically ineligible and won't play in the Dec. 31 Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl against UCLA, the school announced Friday.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2011
  14. Midseason report: Illinois

    Brian Bennett

    Illinois Fighting Illini Record: 6-0 (2-0 Big Ten) Some teams benefit from an advantageous schedule. Still, it's up to the team to make the most of that advantage. Illinois has definitely done that. Thanks in large part to an ultra-friendly sla...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  15. Illinois Fighting Illini suspend Jonathan Brown 1 game for kneein...

    Brian Bennett

    Illinois has suspended starting linebacker Jonathan Brown one game for kneeing a Northwestern player in the groin on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2011
  16. Tony Pike to return to starting QB role for No. 5 Cincinnati Bear...

    Brian Bennett

    Tony Pike will start at quarterback for No. 5 Cincinnati on Friday against Illinois, coach Brian Kelly said Monday.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2009