Inside the Matchup: UNC vs Illinois

Illinois is looking for some revenge after their 2015 meeting.
September 7, 2016

Broncos Working Out Former Pro Bowl D-Lineman

With a lack of veteran depth on the defensive line, the Broncos are working out a former Pro Bowler.
August 21, 2016

Big Ten West Teams Discuss Iowa

Big Ten West coaches and players share their thoughts on if they believe Iowa is the favorite to win the division again.
August 3, 2016

In-State LB Hears From Lovie

The hire of new Illini head coach Lovie Smith has already generated plenty of buzz in the fanbase, but as predicted, the Chicago-area recruits are really taking notice, including one Windy City linebacker who grew up a Bears fan.
March 20, 2016

Relive Lovie Fest

Lovie Smith became the Illini head coach a week ago. Relive the crazy week with a look back at all of Illini Inquirer's coverage of the monumental hire.
March 14, 2016

Podcast: Lovie Establishing Recruiting

A few days into his new job as Head Coach at Illinois, Lovie Smith is already showing he knows a thing or two about recruiting. Illini Inquirer Football Recruiting Reporter Ryan Easterling talks about that and more in the latest edition of the 5th Quarter Podcast.
March 11, 2016

5th Quarter Podcast: Lovie, The Recruiter?

Lovie Smith was a fixture in Chicago football from 2004-2012, but is also two decades removed from his last college coaching gig. Illini Inquirer football reporter Ryan Easterling takes a look at Lovie's advantages, disadvantages, and what sort of staff he needs to be successful on the recruiting trail.
March 6, 2016

Saints Division Rival Picks New Coach

Last week, I thought the Tampa Bay Buccaneers made a huge mistake firing head coach Lovie Smith after only two seasons. And although I still think the Bucs did Lovie wrong, there is now a better understanding of WHY they made the move. This morning, Dirk Koetter was named as Tampa's new head man. Koetter helped Falcons QB Matt Ryan enjoy his best seasons in Atlanta. And with all of the Bucs eggs placed firmly in the Jameis Winston basket, one can begin to connect the dots.
January 15, 2016