Bleeding Orange & Blue

In Volume V, Issue 5 of Bleeding Orange & Blue, Jared Gelfond looks back at the Iowa game and the play of the Illini defense.
September 28, 2006

Football Season Preview: The Wide Receivers

Coach Ron Zook believes in a wide-open spread attack for his offenses. The 2006 Illini football team has a large number of candidates seeking to fill the important receiver positions on the team for this fall. Illinisports discusses these prospects in this second in a series on Illini football.
August 21, 2006

Illini Look to the Future After Loss

The University of Illinois lost to the Northwestern Wildcats 38-21 at Memorial Stadium last Saturday. It brings to an end a season that was difficult for everyone concerned. Illinisports summarizes the game and looks to the future in this article.
November 20, 2005

Position Review: The Wide Receivers

Leading up to the 2005 Illini football season,'s Jeff Murdock decided it would be a good idea to breakdown the Fighting Illini football team position by position. In today's installment, Jeff looks at the wide receiver position. Leading the way for the Illini at wide receiver will be senior Kendrick Jones, and many Illini fans are excited to see what high school All-American Derrick McPhearson will be able to do this season coming off this summer's broken leg.
August 24, 2005

RECRUITING: Update on Derrick McPhearson

According to reports elsewhere this week, Maryland wide receiver Derick McPhearson was supposedly headed to the Florida Gators when he sends in his national letter of intent Wednesday morning. When Gator Country spoke with Derrick's father, Gerrick McPhearson, he explained that this is a story we won't know the ending of until the letter of intent is faxed in to some fortunate school.
February 1, 2005