McClain was a former Illinois assistant and state champion high school coach.
Illinois football has whiffed on some great signal-callers in the past two decades.
Wisconsin was once in the doldrums and is now a Big Ten power.
Illinois is just 1-17 in Big Ten play under Beckman’s direction.
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.
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.
Illinois is 2-0 despite sluggish starts to games.
No Illini coach has started with three straight losing seasons since 1977-’79.
It’s time to honor the past and further connect Chicago to Champaign.
Illinois’ Big Ten slate starts tough, but there’s opportunity for a strong finish.
Wes Lunt will emerge as Illinois’ starting quarterback, but Tim Beckman is being patient.
Shawn Afryl, 22, suffered cardiac arrest while practicing.
Illinois has to play five home games outside Champaign next season, but that’s not such a bad thing.
Former North Carolina star McCants says he took fake classes to stay eligible in college.
The game is set for Dec. 9 at Madison Square Garden.
John Groce suspended Darius Paul for an entire season, which was a proper move.
Wisconsin has a most favorable 2014 conference schedule.
How many wins could quarterback Wes Lunt be worth? History has a hint.