Illini Nation will collectively hold its breath until 3 p.m. today, when Young center Jahlil Okafor and Curie power forward Cliff Alexander make their collegiate decisions.
Even if the recruiting sky does fall in today, it’s hardly the end of the world for the Illinois program.
Jordan Lynch threw two touchdown passes and ran for two scores to help No. 20 Northern Illinois beat Ball State 48-27 on Wednesday night.
A college football player is dead, and not because of an accident.
The only hope for Illinois to continue progress (or start it) is by firing embattled defensive coordinator Tim Banks and hoping that Thomas can hire a talented assistant to replacement him.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly knew his team’s margin for error remained thin even as the 24th-ranked Fighting Irish put together a four-game winning streak to build momentum for an outside shot at a Bowl Championship Series berth.
Cody Latimer set career highs with 11 catches and 189 yards receiving and hauled in three touchdowns as Indiana defeated Illinois 52-35 on Saturday.
Freshman Tommy Hamilton IV scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in his college debut to help the DePaul Blue Demons to a 96-58 victory over Grambling State in their season opener at McGrath-Phillips Arena on Saturday.
The Illini will be one of the smaller teams in the Big Ten, relying on a roster heavy on guards. But Friday they looked like a collection of big men against the Hornets.
Jerian Grant scored a career-high 26 points to lead No. 21 Notre Dame to a 74-62 win over Miami (Ohio) in the season opener for both squads Friday night.
It’s not just a new season for the Fighting Illini basketball team.
Illinois head basketball coach John Groce is certainly making waves in the recruiting process.
When the Wildcats face off against the Wolverines on Nov. 16, they’ll look quite different.
Jordan Westerkamp caught Ron Kellogg III’s tipped desperation heave to the end zone with no time left Saturday, giving Nebraska a 27-24 victory over Northwestern on Saturday.
Tarean Folston scored on a 1-yard plunge with 3:47 left and Notre Dame survived a back-and-forth game with Navy, holding on to beat the Midshipmen 38-34 Saturday.
Christian Hackenberg hit Kyle Carter with a 15-yard touchdown pass in overtime and Ryan Keiser sealed the win with an end zone interception, lifting Penn State over Illinois 24-17 on Saturday.
Jordan Lynch ran for 119 yards and four touchdowns and threw for another in just over a half to lead No. 21 Northern Illinois to a 63-19 victory over Massachusetts on Saturday.
Stephen Bardo has new book out on the ’89 Illini and former teammate Ken Norman says certain parts of the book are 100 percent untrue.
Right now, Illinois football isn’t going anywhere. But in the future? Well, it could be.
Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson put an end to the rumors about why he received a semester-long suspension from the University.
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.