The University of Illinois football team enjoyed improved weather conditions while practicing on the sunny grass fields East of Memorial Stadium Tuesday. And they were joined by basketballer C. J. Jackson, who is considering playing football.
The Illini Men's Basketball season started on Friday night with Illini Madness in Assembly Hall. 14,000-plus Illinois fans showed up to see the first practice for Bruce Weber's new-look Illini squad and watch the 2005 Final Four banner be raised to the Assembly Hall rafters. In this update, IlliniBoard.com provides a recap of Friday night's festivities that were watched by Eric Gordon & Derrick Rose among other recruits.
October 16, 2005
Last week Illiniboard.com's Kedric Prince spoke with Charles Jackson about his playing time this season at Illinois. Read here for his thoughts.
August 30, 2005
Charles Jackson is a 6-foot-8 power forward from Tri-County High School in Buena Vista, Georgia. Jackson did very well this summer at Illinois. Read here at Illiniboard.com for more information.
August 23, 2005
Illini recruit Charles Jackson's high school basketball career is over and he's truly disappointed, but what's next for the big man? Read here for what Charles has planned for this upcoming summer.
February 28, 2005
Charles Jackson will do anything to make sure he can watch his future team. It doesn't matter if it's the game itself, ESPN or newspapers. Read here for my most recent update on Charles.
January 10, 2005