Tag: illinois football

Illini Football’s Wild Ride to Bowl Eligibility

Down but never out — a microcosm of Illini football’s season, indeed.

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Ricky Smalling Out For Season

The junior wideout will miss the remainder of the season after having knee surgery.

4-Star Defensive End Travion Ford to Visit Illinois

Travion Ford visiting the Illini bodes well for the program’s recruiting reputation. He’s from Saint Louis, so you never know if he may want to stay close to home.

OPINION: Illini Football’s 2021 Ireland Game is a Terrible Idea

While it seems like a neat idea on the surface, the logistics and implications of an event like this given the current state of the program open up the door for some harsh criticism.

Oluwole Betiku’s Impressive Start by the Numbers

With injuries to Bobby Roundtree and Marquez Beason before the season even started, Illinois needed a defensive playmaker to step up, and Oluwole Betiku Jr. has done just that.