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Aug. 20 - Practice #15
Recruiting notebook: Josh Sternquist on St. Louis, beefed-up recruiting department, 2017 progress
WATCH: Illini coach Lovie Smith wraps up training camps, discusses meeting Lou Henson
WATCH: Illini senior Ryan Frain discusses double duty as punter and holder
Q&A with Illini recruiting analyst James Kirkland, who brings NFL scouting experience to recruiting department
Aug. 19 - Practice #14
Breakout Candidate: WR Zach Grant
More recruiting bits on premium board: Oladipo, Green and transfer talk
WATCH: Illini kicker Chase McLaughlin discusses rise up depth chart, kicking competition
WATCH: Illini long snapper Michael Martin discusses taking over sole LS duties
Aug. 18 - Practice #13
Breakout Candidate: RB Kendrick Foster transformed his body, game
WATCH: Lovie Smith post-practice Aug. 18
A few recruiting notes on the premium board
Florida LB locks in official visit with Illini
Is it CB Jaylen Dunlap's time to shine?
Five Illini freshmen who may play in 2016, plus notes on all true freshman
Freshman Focus: RB Tre Nation
Aug. 17 - Practice #12
Premium notes from Illini training camp practice #12
Freshman Focus: DL Tymir Oliver
Freshman Focus: OL Eddy Fish
Midwest state-by-state recruiting rankings: Where do Illini commits rank in state rankings?
Aug. 16 - Practice #11
Breakout Candidate: LB Justice Williams
Premium notes from Illini training camp practice #11
Illini Football Recruiting Lounge: Illini gaining momentum, 2 big decisions looming, recruiting board reset
Freshman Focus: LB Dele Harding
Freshman Focus: WR M.J. McGriff
Aug. 15 - Practice #10
PODCAST: Werner and Easterling talk Illini training camp, preview the 2016 season
Premium notes from Illini training camp practice #10
Mike Dudek on returning this season from 2nd ACL tear: 'If I can go, I'm going to go'
Freshman Focus: C Doug Kramer
Freshman Focus: K James McCourt
Aug. 14 - Media Day
Press Clippings: Highlights from Lovie Smith's media day press conference
Freshman Focus: WR Dominic Thieman
Freshman Focus: DT Kenyon Jackson
Aug. 13 - Practice #9
Premium notes: Observations from Illini practice under the lights
COMMIT: Illini land a big fish in 3-star OL Larry Boyd
Texas safety Josh Newman discusses Saturday visit to Illini
Easterling: Scouting new Illini commit Tony Adams
Aug. 12 - Practice #8
**UPDATE** TRENDING METER: Who's next to commit?; Plus, possible big Saturday visitor
COMMIT: 3-star CB Tony Adams picks Illini over Mizzou
Are three quarterbacks enough for Illini? Staff talks somewhat about Fitzgerald transfer
Aug. 11 - Practice #7
Training Camp premium notes - Aug. 11 (future 1st rounder among underclassmen?)
WATCH: Lovie Smith post-practice media session talking Jimmy Fitzgerald, Wes Lunt, increased contact
Easterling: Awodiran to Yale, so now what?
Illini or Mizzou for three-star DB Tony Adams, who decides Friday
Breakout Candidate: DE Carroll Phillips
Aug. 10 - No practice
Redshirt freshman QB Jimmy Fitzgerald transferring: Newser and analysis
Aug. 9 - Practice #6
WATCH: Bears great Charles Tillman visits Illini practice
WATCH: Lovie Smith post-practice talks Peanut Tillman, team progression and more
Breakout Candidate: Illini G Nick Allegretti
Aug. 8 - Practice #5
NOTEBOOK: Standouts from first fully-padded practice
Aug. 7 - Practice #4
NOTEBOOK: Lovie's trip to Canton; Lunt, Fitzgerald and RB notes
Aug. 6 - Practice #3
Breakout Candidate: DT Jamal Milan
East St. Louis four-star WR Jeff Thomas on Illini visit: 'I loved it'
Premium board practice notes (Offense has a day, Breakout candidates and more)
Illini hosting top-50 prospect on Saturday
Aug. 5 - Practice #2
NOTEBOOK: Dominant DL?; OL chat with Luke Butkus; One-on-one with CB Jaylen Dunlap
Premium board practice notes (Deeper OL/DL look; recruiting bits)
WATCH: Lovie Smith post-practice interview
WATCH: Joint interview with WR Desmond Cain, CB Jaylen Dunlap and RB Ke'Shawn Vaughn
Aug. 4 - Practice #1
NOTEBOOK: Welcome to Camp Lovie; Hardy's first practice; Whitman speaks to team
WATCH: Lovie Smith post-practice interview
Premium board practice notes (first-stringers and freshmen)
Official training camp schedule
Fan Information: What you need to know to attend practice Aug. 4-20
Illini Inquirer's Projected Depth Chart (updated often)
Season Preview: A quick preview of the 2016 Illini football team
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Pre-Training Camp Superlatives
Offense Superlatives: MVP, Breakout, Freshmen to Watch and more!
Defensive Superlatives: MVP, Biggest Position Battle, Time to Step Up and more!
Illini Inquirer is breaking down one Illini football position group per day, leading up to the start of Illinois training camp on Thursday, Aug. 4.
Quarterbacks: Expectations for Wes Lunt; who is his backup and heir apparent?
Running Backs: Ke'Shawn Vaughn is good, but what's behind him?
Wide Receivers: With Dudek out (for how long?), who will step up as playmakers?
Tight End: How much will the Illini's weakest 2015 position improve?
Offensive Line: Are Allegretti and Megginson ready to power-up Illini o-line?
Defensive Line: Is the Illini DL a top-5 B1G Group? How bad are they in 2017?
Linebackers: Despite key losses, is linebacker corps improved?
Defensive Backs: Can new-look secondary hold its own?
Other preview stories
WATCH: Lovie Smith on SportsCenter
Werner: Recruiting still a hot topic, question for Lovie
Q&A: BTN analyst Howard Griffith talks Lovie, Illini expectations
WATCH: J Leman talks Illini, Lovie expectations
Spring Ball Recap: Five big questions after Illini spring practice
Spring Ball Recap: Five things learned during Illini spring practice
Strength coach Joey Boese building up, reshaping the Illini
WATCH: Auburn DE transfer Gimel President discusses joining Illini
WATCH: What Hardy NIckerson Jr. brings to Illini defense
Q&A Josh Sternquist: Illinois native leads beefed-up Illini recruiting support staff
Special teams coach Bob Ligashesky: About 'being simple and sound'
LBs coach Tim McGarigle: 'Unbelievable opportunity'
WRs coach Andrew Hayes-Stoker: 'Want to change the mindset'
OL coach Luke Butkus: 'It's great to be back'
RBs coach Thad Ward: UI will 'recruit best players' from the state
Illini DL coach Mike Phair: 'Nothing changes' with Lovie's defense
Q&A defensive coordinator Hardy Nickerson
Q&A offensive coordinator Garrick McGee