DALLAS (FWAA) - The Football Writers Association of America has announced eight
finalists for the 2007 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award to be voted upon
by the entire membership.
December 6, 2007
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. University of Illinois head coach Ron Zook was named the
Big Ten Coach of the Year, junior running back Rashard Mendenhall earned
Offensive Player of the Year honors and wide receiver Arrelious Benn was
named Freshman of the Year, when the conference announced its 2007 awards
November 19, 2007
The Iowa Hawkeyes brought down the #18/#19-ranked Illini on Saturday in Kinnick Stadium. Listen to what Illinois Head Coach had to say about the loss in this free audio update from HawkeyeNation.com
October 13, 2007
On Saturday the Illini lost to Missouri in St. Louis 40-34, but for Illini players and recruits, Zook held true to his word. When things appeared bleak for the Fighting Illini, they kept rolling. Read here for more on Zook.
September 4, 2007
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Illinois football coach Ron Zook and a number of other Fighting Illini coaches are headed to Chicago for a Meet ‘n' Greet with fans on Thursday, May 10. The Chicago Fighting Illini Meet ‘n' Greet, which required pre-registration, has been filled to the 500-person capacity.
Each week head football Coach Ron Zook has a weekly press conference to talk about the upcoming game. This week for the Fighting Illini will be the Indiana Hoosiers. This is also homecoming week for Illinois, read here for quotes from the presser.
October 4, 2006
It only took Ron Zook two full recruiting seasons to make football recruiting at Illinois fun again. Illinisports describes the differences between Coach Zook and Coaches Tepper and Turner and how that impacts recruiting in this article.
Coach Ron Zook's first full year of football recruiting has borne much fruit. Studying his recruiting tendencies can help us understand better his philosophy and potential, as Illinisports does in this article.