Northern Illinois University quarterback Jordan Lynch, who has led the Huskies to a near-perfect season, is among the finalists for the Heisman Trophy, the Associated Press is reporting.
Rayvonte Rice scored 22 points Sunday and Illinois made a season-high 12 3-point shots in an 81-62 rout of Auburn in Philips Arena.
Following a 47-27 loss to Bowling Green in the MAC Championship Game, Northern Illinois will not play in a BCS game this year. Instead the Huskies have accepted a bid to play in the Poinsettia Bowl in San Diego.
Notre Dame has officially accepted an invitation to the Pinstripe Bowl on Dec. 28.
Matt Johnson threw four of his career-high five touchdown passes in the first half and Bowling Green routed No. 16 Northern Illinois 47-27 on Friday night for the Mid-American Conference title, ending the Huskies’ shot at playing in a marquee bowl game.
Arizona State used a dominant second half to cruise to a 78-56 victory over DePaul.
The Tim Beckman hire was a mistake and everybody has known it since his first press conference.
Georgia Tech closed the game with a 19-4 run to rally from a 12-point deficit and beat Illinois 67-64 on Tuesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge, giving the Illini their first loss.
Illini fans pining for a new head coach in 2014 will have to wait at least one more year.
Tangible evidence of a job well done.
Northwestern quarterback Trevor Siemian threw for 414 yards and four touchdowns and Christian Jones caught 13 balls for 182 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Wildcats past Illinois 37-34 Saturday in the finale for both teams.
On the campus of the University of Illinois, the Bielfeldt Athletic Administration Building sits between Florida Avenue and St. Mary’s Road. But when it comes to the Fighting Illini football program, it might as well be stuck between a rock and a hard place.
Tommy Rees threw for 235 yards and a touchdown, Cam McDaniel rushed for a career-high 117 yards and Notre Dame bounced back from a disappointing loss to beat BYU 23-13 on Saturday.
Steve Hull caught a career-high 10 passes for 169 yards and two touchdowns to help Illinois defeat Purdue 20-16 on Saturday afternoon.
Safety Isaiah Lewis knocked Northwestern’s Kain Colter out of the game with a big hit as he tried to catch a pass early in the first quarter, resulting in a targeting penalty and an ejection.
Jon Ekey scored 19 points for the second consecutive game to lead Illinois to an easy 77-53 win over Chicago State on Friday.
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — JerShon Cobb hit a running pull-up in the lane with 2.3 seconds left to give Northwestern a 63-61 comeback victory over IUPUI Friday night. Northwestern took a 59-55 lead with 2:29 […]
Illinois has a nearly two-decade tradition of retaining coaches at least one season too long.
Before quarterback Everett Golson can return to his role as quarterback of the Fighting Irish, he needs to do one thing.
When it comes to weekends, Illini Nation’s was about on par with Bernie’s.
Photos from the Illinois Indiana game on February 7th. The Fighting Illini won the game 74-72.
Notre Dame and Alabama coaches and players meet with reporters at BCS Media Day at Sun Life Stadium.
A photo galley of Joe Paterno’s firing and the ensuing riots on the campus of Penn State University.
Joe Paterno’s coaching career has come to a crashing end. Here are a number of photos of Paterno through the years.