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Illinois Fighting Illini

Illinois Fighting Illini
The Illinois Fighting Illini are the athletic teams of the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. The school colors are orange and blue and the teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The university has won two Division I National Championships since 1958 and more than 25 overall. Famous players include Red Grange, George Halas, Dick Butkus, Lou Boudreau, Dike Eddleman, Ray Nitschke and Johnny Kerr.
The Illinois Fighting Illini are the athletic teams of the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. The school colors are orange and blue and the teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The university has won two Division I National Championships since 1958 and more than 25 overall. Famous players include Red Grange, George Halas, Dick Butkus, Lou Boudreau, Dike Eddleman, Ray Nitschke and Johnny Kerr. « Show less

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  • Terps will have to shake off the pressure at Wisconsin's Camp Randall Stadium

    As quarterback C.J. Brown sat before the media Wednesday afternoon, he outlined the Maryland football team's top priority on offense heading into Saturday's game at Wisconsin's legendary Camp Randall Stadium, which seats 80,321 and can shake at times...
  • College football: What games to watch Saturday on TV

    Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote on Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping: MORNING Texas (3-4) at No. 11 Kansas State (5-1) 9 a.m., ESPN It took Kansas State...
  • J.T. Barrett proving to be Braxton Miller clone

    J.T. Barrett proving to be Braxton Miller clone
    Ohio State's quarterback looked to his left, intending to fire a bubble screen. But a Rutgers defensive lineman blocked his visual path to Evan Spencer, so the quarterback took off. He ran straight up the middle, motoring 33 yards past five defenders in...
  • Previewing Maryland-Wisconsin football with a Badgers beat reporter

    Previewing Maryland-Wisconsin football with a Badgers beat reporter
    Back for a second season, we'll be previewing each of Maryland's football games by conducting a Q&A with a reporter who covers the Terps' next opponent. This week, we traded emails with Jeff Potrykus, Wisconsin beat reporter for the Milwaukee Journal...
  • Jerry Kill has brought Minnesota back to life

     Jerry Kill has brought Minnesota back to life
    Even Jerry Kill would have been skeptical. The Minnesota coach's collection of doubters was vast after he was hired from Northern Illinois and brought along a resume that included stops at Saginaw Valley, Emporia State and, as much of a successful...
  • Huskers happy to be home

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Nebraska - INSIDE SLANT Nebraska's record in home night games under seventh-year coach Bo Pelini is better than its record in home day games. Yet you won't hear the Pelini complain about Saturday's 11 a.m. game...
  • Gophers climb into national rankings

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Minnesota - INSIDE SLANT The Gophers have moved into the national rankings, but coach Jerry Kill isn't going to give his players much chance to enjoy it. Minnesota is ranked No. 24 in this week's coaches' poll and...
  • Illini to use two QBs at Minnesota

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Illinois - INSIDE SLANT Illinois is hoping that two quarterbacks are at least as good as the one they lost to injury when the Fighting Illini face Minnesota (noon ET on ESPNU) on Saturday in a Big Ten game in...
  • Badgers control own destiny again

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Wisconsin - INSIDE SLANT With two bye weeks already in the first eight weeks this season, the Badgers are rested and gearing up for a run at the West Division title. Although the chances are remote with the Badgers...
  • Heritage-Delray's Cain, Heritage-Plantation's Irving taking time with their options

    Family matters when it comes to recruiting. Football prospects from across the country, including those from Broward and Palm Beach counties, often refer to "being part of a family" leading up to National Signing Day on Feb. 4. Receiver/cornerback...
  • Maryland men's soccer beats No. 5 Indiana on road, 2-1

    Maryland men's soccer beats No. 5 Indiana on road, 2-1
    Men's college soccer: Maryland (7-3-2, 3-2-1 Big Ten Conference) picked up its first road victory this season by topping No. 5 Indiana, 2-1. Senior midfielder Alex Shinsky scored in the 20th minute and sophomore defender Alex Crognale scored his first...