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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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  • Saturday's matchup: Illinois at Nebraska

    Saturday's matchup: Illinois at Nebraska
    TV/radio: 8 p.m. Saturday; BTN, WIND-AM 560. Line: Nebraska by 21. Records: Illinois 3-1, 0-0 Big Ten; Nebraska 4-0, 0-0. Last meeting: Nebraska beat Illinois 39-19 at on Oct. 5, 2013, in Lincoln, Neb. On the offensive: Statistically, the Illini...
  • Porous Illinois defense faces tough challenge

    These guys aren't Heisman Trophy candidates. But Youngstown State's Martin Ruiz (103 yards), Western Kentucky's Leon Allen (118 yards) and Texas State's Robert Lowe (117 yards) had few problems ripping through Illinois' defense for big gains. That...
  • College football on TV this Saturday

    College football on TV this Saturday
    Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping: MORNING Tennessee (2-1) at No. 12 Georgia (2-1) 9 a.m., ESPN Missouri's shocking home...
  • This weekend's college football TV schedule: ABC's 'A team' at Meadowlands for Notre Dame-Syracuse

    This weekend's college football TV schedule: ABC's 'A team' at Meadowlands for Notre Dame-Syracuse
    Another big weekend of college football is here and there are lots of games to watch in a lot of different places. Among the games that are being spotlighted include Notre Dame vs. Syracuse at the Meadowlands on Saturday night. ABC's lead team of...
  • Grumbling over Michigan coach coming from all sides

    Grumbling over Michigan coach coming from all sides
    Credit Michigan coach Brady Hoke with one good decision: He's tuning out all the harsh criticism. "Not to hurt anybody's feelings, but no, I don't (read or listen to media reports). Never have," he said. "For us to get unfocused would be cheating this...
  • Illinois running back Josh Ferguson picks up the pace

     Illinois running back Josh Ferguson picks up the pace
    With a dangerous passing attack, Illinois hasn't left itself open to many questions about its offense. The Illini (3-1) have averaged 32.8 points and passed for 321.5 yards per game behind new quarterback Wes Lunt. The questions the unit did face...
  • Illinois' Baker competes to honor late mother

     Illinois' Baker competes to honor late mother
    Bobby Baker was 5 when his mother put him in a Lemont Park District gymnastics program. At the beginning, Baker was frustrated by being unable to get his body to do what he wanted it to do, what he saw some of the other kids already doing. But he...
  • NIU hopes to learn from rare road loss

    The road has been kind to Northern Illinois over the last few years, so the Huskies are determined to transform Saturday night's 52-14 blowout loss at Arkansas into a positive. NIU had won a national-best 17 straight road games before running into the...
  • A big day for the Big Ten, with one little exception: Michigan

    What a comeback for old-time Big Ten football (except for Michigan). The proud, venerable league of Dick Butkus and Archie Griffin earned back some respect Saturday with an exceptional showing (except for Michigan). The future of Jim Delany's scoffed-...
  • Big Ten rebounds from poor showings - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Michigan - INSIDE SLANT Its reputation battered and deeply bruised after a dismal start to the college football season, the Big Ten made a comeback of sorts Saturday. Conference teams rebounded from two weeks of...
  • Illinois needs big rally to tip Texas State 42-35

     Illinois needs big rally to tip Texas State 42-35
    CHAMPAIGN — The Illinois locker room became a lounge in the second quarter Saturday as players sat back and watched other games and music blared. Despite concerns over trailing Texas State in a game that was halted because of a lightning storm,...