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  1. Illinois Fighting Illini coach Ron Zook bans Ashante Williams ind...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Illinois junior linebacker Ashante Williams has been suspended indefinitely following an unspecified violation of team rules.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2011
  2. Illinois turning up heat on young QBs

    Adam Rittenberg

    For the Illinois Fighting Illini's young quarterbacks, getting hit is just the start. Illinois is allowing quarterbacks Jacob Charest, Nathan Scheelhaase and Chandler Whitmer to take on contact this spring. The three survived Saturday's scrimmage ...

    Blog | April 15, 2010
  3. Illinois recruiting analysis

    Adam Rittenberg

    Illinois Fighting Illini The class Recruits: 20 (19 high school seniors, one junior college player, three players enrolled early) Top prospects: Chandler Whitmer gives the Illini another option at quarterback as the team tries to replace fou...

    Blog | February 04, 2010
  4. Illinois Fighting Illini season recap

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ron Zook put it best after Fresno State offensive tackle Devan Cunningham scored a 2-point conversion off of a deflected pass with two seconds remaining to hand Illinois a 53-52 loss on Saturday. "The way the season was going," Zook said, "it's no...

    Blog | December 09, 2009
  5. Second-half outlook: Illinois

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Illinois Fighting Illini Record: 1-5 Remaining schedule: at Purdue, vs. Michigan, at Minnesota, vs. Northwestern, open, at Cincinnati, vs. Fresno State The final six games are absolutely critical for...

    Blog | October 21, 2009
  6. Midseason review: Illinois

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Illinois Fighting Illini Record: 1-5 (0-4 Big Ten) How did it get so bad so fast? It is a question being asked throughout the Illinois program, from head coach Ron Zook to the assistants to the players. D...

    Blog | October 20, 2009
  7. Illinois Fighting Illini benches QB Juice Williams after 1-3 star...

    Adam Rittenberg

    After a 1-3 start, Illinois has decided to make a change at quarterback.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2009
  8. Illinois Fighting Illini football looks for a fresh start in 2009...

    Adam Rittenberg

    The heady experience of a Rose Bowl appearance in 2007 was tempered by a 5-7 2008 season for Illinois. If the Illini are to challenge in the Big Ten in 2009, it will be because of their QB-WR tandem of Juice Williams and Arrelious Benn.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2009
  9. Hope and concern: Illinois Fighting Illini

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg As we trudge through the college football Sahara known as June, it's time to examine why you should get excited and anxious about your favorite Big Ten team heading into the summer. During the coming days ...

    Blog | June 04, 2009
  10. Illinois spring wrap

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Illinois Fighting Illini 2008 overall record: 5-7 2008 conference record: 3-5 Returning starters Offense: 8; Defense: 6; Special teams: 2 Top returners QB Juice Williams, WR Arreli...

    Blog | May 06, 2009
  11. What to watch in the Big Ten this spring

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The seemingly interminable wait for college football gets a little easier about a month from now, when Michigan steps on the practice field for spring ball. The other 10 Big Ten squads will follow soon after a...

    Blog | February 16, 2009
  12. Recruiting needs: Illinois Fighting Illini

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Talent certainly wasn't the problem last season in Champaign, and Illinois once again will return several game-changing skill players in 2009. Though Ron Zook must be mindful of impending departures at bot...

    Blog | January 15, 2009
  13. Illinois Fighting Illini season recap

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg No one expected another Rose Bowl appearance from Illinois this fall. But no one expected this, either. A year after reaching Pasadena, Illinois will stay home for the holidays, the product of a 5-7 record that on...

    Blog | December 15, 2008
  14. Midseason report: Illinois Fighting Illini

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg ILLINOIS (3-3, 1-2 Big Ten) Despite the nation's biggest turnaround last season and loads of talent back on the roster, Ron Zook cautioned against claims that Illinois is back. It would take more top-notch recruit...

    Blog | October 14, 2008
  15. Williams will redshirt after missing season with knee injury

    Adam Rittenberg

    Illinois defensive tackle Sirod Williams will miss the season with torn ACL in his right knee, coach Ron Zook said after practice Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2008
  16. Breaking down the Big Ten

    Adam Rittenberg

    Take a look at what questions were answered this spring and what problems linger heading into the fall.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2008