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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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  • NIU won't be awestruck taking on Arkansas in SEC country

    Arkansas coach Bret Bielema said he took special notice of a full-page advertisement a Northern Illinois alumni group placed in the Tribune last week, teasing the University of Illinois about not having the Huskies on its schedule. "I played these (NIU)...
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly among the Power 5

    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly among the Power 5
      As most of us know, strength of schedule is going to be an important factor considered by members of the new selection committee as they move forward in selecting the teams to qualify for the new College Football Playoff. That means wins against...
  • Preview: Texas State at Illinois

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Texas State at Illinois After entering the season with only six wins combined over the previous two years, Illinois looks to go 3-1 when it hosts Texas State of the Sun Belt Conference on Saturday. Although the victories...
  • Big Ten teams continue to struggle

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Ohio State - INSIDE SLANT Just when you thought things couldn't get any worse for the Big Ten, another Saturday rolls around and the conference lays an egg almost as big as the week before. Eight Big Ten teams...
  • Aggies get good news on Keeton

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - San Jose State - INSIDE SLANT Things looked bleak for Utah State and star quarterback Chuckie Keeton on Saturday night during the Aggies' 36-24 victory over Wake Forest. Keeton, the Mountain West's preseason...
  • Maryland will have at least 11 men's basketball games on Big Ten Network

    Maryland will have at least 11 men's basketball games on Big Ten Network
    The Maryland's men's basketball team will have at least 11 of its conference games featured on the Big Ten Network this winter. The Big Ten Network announced a schedule for 77 conference matchups on Tuesday, including 10 straight weeks of "Super...
  • Jerry's world: QB Neuheisel saves UCLA

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Colorado - INSIDE SLANT It was a wild night in the Pac-12 South, and a walk-on backup quarterback helped prevent it from being wilder. While the league is filled with star quarterbacks, the question for many teams...
  • Viewers' guide to college football

    Viewers' guide to college football
    MORNING Boise State (1-1) at Connecticut (1-1) 9 a.m., ESPN2 Had things worked out as planned — but do they ever? — this would have been a major league Big East game between schools that have played in the Fiesta Bowl since 2005. Boise...
  • Ten things we learned during this weekend of college football action

    Ten things we learned during this weekend of college football action
    Check out the top 10 things we learned during another packed college football weekend: 1. Never count out Steve Spurrier. The Gamecocks seemed to be shoved out the SEC division title race after a blowout loss to Texas A&M in the opener, but South...
  • First and 20: Pac-12 South a virtual toss-up

    The Sports Xchange By Anthony Gimino, The Sports Xchange First and 20: Pac-12 South a virtual toss-up The third week of the college football season didn't look like anything special, mostly a pause in the action before the heat of full-on conference...
  • Rutgers loses but proves it belongs in Big Ten

    Rutgers loses but proves it belongs in Big Ten
    PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Before kickoff, Rutgers fans paraded around in the rain wearing red T-shirts that proclaimed: The Rivalry is Back. Rivalry, huh? Penn State and Rutgers had met nine times previously in New Jersey, and the Scarlet Knights lost...