After the loss to the Indiana Hoosiers in Memorial Stadium on Saturday, it's a look that I've seen before. I'm having a major flashback here. Losing is one thing - but the way the Illini lost may be tougher to swallow. Read here for "another" reporter's view on last Saturday's game.
October 10, 2006
The Fighting Illini travel to Michigan State Saturday in another challenging Big Ten football game. The Illini hope to counter the embarrassing pounding they received from MSU last year, while the Spartans try to recoup from a last-minute loss to Notre Dame. Illinisports discusses Illini prospects in this article.
September 27, 2006
It was the start of a new era for Illinois football on Saturday afternoon, the Juice Williams era officially began with Ron Zook's decision to start him in the Illini's Big Ten opener against Iowa. But the star of the game for the Illini in Saturday's 24-7 loss to the Hawkeyes was not Williams, it was the Illini defense.
September 23, 2006
Chalk up another loss for the Fighting Illini. They lost to Syracuse 31-21 in Memorial Stadium. The Illinois football program has been struggling for sometime now and the one bright spot may be Chicago native Isiah "Juice" Williams. Read here for more on Williams and the upcoming Iowa game.
September 18, 2006
Illinois has a fifth year senior to lead its offense in quarterback Tim Brasic. While some fans are excited to see if two dynamic freshmen can be saviors for the program, Illinisports reports that Brasic is still the unqualified leader at the position.
August 23, 2006