Report: Illinois Wants Toledo’s Beckman

(CBS) Toledo head football coach Tim Beckman has emerged as the favorite to replace Ron Zook at Illinois, according to the Chicago Tribune.

Beckman is 21-16 in three seasons at Toledo, including a 14-2 record in conference play over the last two seasons.

According to the report, Beckman currently makes $400,000 at Toledo and Illinois is willing to spend $2 million a year on their new head coach.


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