Illinois is just 1-17 in Big Ten play under Beckman’s direction.
Purdue gashed Illinois for 349 yards rushing and first-time starting quarterback Austin Appleby threw for a touchdown and ran for two more to lead Purdue to a 38-27 upset Saturday at Illinois.
Ravenous Illinois fans take over Internet polls — what would they do with a real championship team?
Even if Wes Lunt had been able to play against Nebraska, it probably wouldn’t have mattered. Not with the Illinois defense unable to slow the Cornhuskers’ running game.
Brady Hoke’s seat is scalding hot.
Tim Beckman’s boss made it clear upon his hiring that Big Ten success was the goal.
Coleman is the third member of Illinois’ 2015 class.
Josh Ferguson led the way with 190 rushing yards and two touchdowns.
Want to be good at football? It’s about attitude and investment.
Linebacker Shaq Thompson returned an interception 36 yards for a touchdown, picked up a fumble and rumbled 52 yards for another score, and Washington routed Illinois 44-19 on Saturday, improving to 3-0 under Chris Petersen.
The Big Ten is down — and perhaps out of the College Football Playoff already.
Hey, if you’re winning, you can talk all you want, right?
Losing a senior starter is a big blow for the Illini.
John Groce has Illinois in it to the end so often that he’ll soon land a big fish.
The Illini are a bridesmaid once again.
Illinois is 2-0 despite sluggish starts to games.
Illinois quarterback Wes Lunt threw for three touchdowns and Taylor Barton returned an interception for a late score to secure a comeback win over Western Kentucky Saturday, 42-34.
Since 1998, NIU has a .610 winning percentage, far better than that of Illinois or Northwestern.
Michigan State-Oregon is must-watch TV, plus 10 Big Ten thoughts and power rankings.
Illinois’ football attendance has been dwindling for five straight seasons.
Photos from the Illinois Indiana game on February 7th. The Fighting Illini won the game 74-72.
Joe Paterno’s coaching career has come to a crashing end. Here are a number of photos of Paterno through the years.