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Luke Butkus

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Illinois Names Bridge New OL Coach

The Illini have named former North Carolina State assistant Jim Bridge their new offensive line coach, replacing the departed Luke Butkus.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2013

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Wisch: Champaign, Where Football Coaching Careers Go To Die

But then there’s the University of Illinois, the sadsack program of the prairie whose last three head football coaches can now be found at Florida International University (Ron Turner), the University of Buffalo (Lou Tepper) and, well, the coaching unemployment line (Ron Zook).

01/10/2013