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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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  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech, ACC excel in latest NCAA graduation survey

    Most ACC schools, including Virginia Tech and Virginia, continue to outpace their Division I and power-conference peers in graduating athletes. Among the four Division I institutions in Hampton Roads, only William and Mary trumps national averages for...
  • Teel Time: Florida State, Auburn clearly best, but remainder of top five cloudy

    Auburn and Ohio State made it easy. The Tigers were that good, the Buckeyes that flawed, and as midnight approached Saturday, the teams most-deserving of clashing for the national championship were clear. Florida State and Auburn. So Sunday’s...
  • Big Ten football standings (coaches' salary edition)

     
    USA Today on Wednesday released its annual database of college football coaches' salaries. The SEC had three of the four highest-paid coaches in the country, with Alabama's Nick Saban topping the list at more than $5.5 million. Check out the......
  • On board with the Flying Illini, 25 years later

    On board with the Flying Illini, 25 years later
    This season marks the 25th anniversary of the "Flying Illini" and their remarkable run to the 1989 Final Four. Entering the NCAA tournament that year as the No. 1 seed in the Midwest Region, the Illini defeated McNeese State, Ball State, Louisville...
  • Scouting Report: Penn State vs. Minnesota

     
    PENN STATE (5-3) vs. MINNESOTA (7-2) WHEN: Noon Saturday WHERE: TCF Bank Stadium, Minneapolis TV: ESPN2 (Beth Mowins, Joey Galloway, Paul Carcaterra) RADIO: WAEB AM-790 LATEST LINE: Minnesota is a 2.5-point favorite. SERIES HISTORY: Penn State leads 8-4...
  • Complete NCAA Division I football schedule and TV info for this weekend

     
    Here's a complete list of this weekend's NCAA Division I football games and TV information courtesy of the National Football Foundation. American Athletic Date Time Game Network (Talent) Sat., Oct. 26 12 p.m. Houston at Rutgers ESPNews (Dave Lamont, Ray...
  • Weber State commit Isaiah Wharton earns first FBS offer from Illinois

    Weber State commit Isaiah Wharton earns first FBS offer from Illinois
    Kissimmee Gateway High head football coach Marlin Roberts was informed by the University of Illinois coaching staff Wednesday that the Illini were extending a scholarship offer to senior defensive back Isaiah Wharton. Wharton, who had grown a bit...
  • Take the Points: College Football Week 11 Picks

    Take the Points: College Football Week 11 Picks
    Welcome to Take the Points.  I took a bye week from my picks last week, but now I'm back.  I'm well-rested, my injuries have healed, I’ve put in extra time in the film room and I'm ready for week 11.  This is a very strange week.  We've got three...
  • College football: What to watch Saturday on TV

    MORNING No. 2 Florida State (8-0) at Wake Forest (4-5) 9 a.m., Channel 7 Is it possible Florida State could have a let down one week after its emphatic win over Miami, against an inferior Wake Forest team? Wake Forest has won four of the last...
  • Speaking of Sports

     
    Memo to Jay Cutler: Word is you're hoping to be back in action next Sunday against the Lions, weeks earlier than expected. But really, now, no need to rush. Allow that groin injury to heal fully. I admit I was......
  • Football's just in time

    Football's just in time
    Guess what day it is! Guess what day it is! Training Camp Day is here. First day of practice-open to the public at 9 a.m. Denim shorts and tube socks are both ready! Congratulations, you survived the summer and even saw the start of the Junior Lake...