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New Illinois head coach Tim Beckman. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Wisch: Illini’s Beckman Must Tackle In-State Recruiting

Down in Champaign at the state’s flagship school, the football program is listing, which is why Toledo’s Tim Beckman was brought in to right a ship that Ron Zook wrecked after a 6-0 start to the season.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2011

Martez Wilson

‘Hard Work Paid Off’ For Martez Wilson At Combine

Martez Wilson is among three former Fighting Illini players expected to be taken high in the NFL Draft. Unlike his former teammates, Wilson needed a big combine to solidify himself in the NFL Draft.

670 The Score–03/04/2011

Martez Wilson

Report: Martez Wilson Headed To NFL, More Illini To Follow?

According to a report, Illinois junior line backer Martez Wilson will declare for the NFL Draft.

01/10/2011

Ron Zook

Wisch: One Illini Bowl Game Is Not Enough

Well, I’m back from the Texas Bowl and you can color me orange. And impressed.

01/01/2011

Martez Wilson

Illini D Showing Promising Improvement

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) The defense flew around the Beaver Stadium field to knock down running backs, break up passes and frustrate the freshman quarterback in the backfield. It was Illinois doing its best impression […]

10/11/2010

Jason Ford

Illinois, Penn St Seek To Avoid 0-2 Big 10 Start

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) No school wants to begin conference play with two straight losses. In the Big Ten, that kind of start can sap a team’s confidence and send fans into panic mode. Though […]

10/08/2010