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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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  • Big thud for the Big Ten - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Minnesota - INSIDE SLANT The Big Ten was a big disappointment on Saturday. In the games that could have made a statement of strength for the conference, Big Ten teams whiffed badly. Seventh-ranked Michigan...
  • Big thud for the Big Ten - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Nebraska - INSIDE SLANT The Big Ten was a big disappointment on Saturday. In the games that could have made a statement of strength for the conference, Big Ten teams whiffed badly. Seventh-ranked Michigan State...
  • Big thud for the Big Ten - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Michigan State - INSIDE SLANT The Big Ten was a big disappointment on Saturday. In the games that could have made a statement of strength for the conference, Big Ten teams whiffed badly. Seventh-ranked Michigan...
  • Big thud for the Big Ten - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Illinois - INSIDE SLANT The Big Ten was a big disappointment on Saturday. In the games that could have made a statement of strength for the conference, Big Ten teams whiffed badly. Seventh-ranked Michigan State...
  • Big thud for the Big Ten - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Purdue - INSIDE SLANT The Big Ten was a big disappointment on Saturday. In the games that could have made a statement of strength for the conference, Big Ten teams whiffed badly. Seventh-ranked Michigan State...
  • Big thud for the Big Ten - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Penn State - INSIDE SLANT The Big Ten was a big disappointment on Saturday. In the games that could have made a statement of strength for the conference, Big Ten teams whiffed badly. Seventh-ranked Michigan State...
  • Big thud for the Big Ten - Part 1=3

    two interceptions and the running game was a non-factor. Penn State coach James Franklin became the first Penn State coach in 84 years to start with a 2-0 record. The last was Bob Higgins in 1930. Next: at Rutgers, Sept. 13. PURDUE (1-1, 0-0) Game:...
  • Bowl projections: Notre Dame jumps into the mix

    Bowl projections: Notre Dame jumps into the mix
    At this early point in the season, it's hard to determine just how much wins and losses will actually affect the bowl chances of teams. With very few conference games - and sometimes, a whole handful of cupcakes - it's tough to get a good read on...
  • Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks

    Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks
    If I were a millionaire who didn't write about sports for a living, I'd be camping out at the home of my bookie. That's how flawed some of these lines seem. Let's start with … Northern Illinois (plus 61/2) at Northwestern: The line opened at...
  • Recap: Illinois 42, Western Kentucky 34

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Illinois 42, Western Kentucky 34 Illinois 42, Western Kentucky 34: Taylor Barton's 77-yard interception return for a touchdown helped host Illinois secure another come-from-behind victory and hold off Western Kentucky. The...
  • Illinois 42, Western Kentucky 34

    Illinois 42, Western Kentucky 34: Taylor Barton's 77-yard interception return for a touchdown helped host Illinois secure another come-from-behind victory and hold off Western Kentucky. The Fighting Illini (2-0), who recorded an NCAA-low three...