Paul Petrino

Paul Petrino with the Atlanta Falcons in 2007. (Photo by Getty Images)

Petrino Leaves Illini For Arkansas

Illinois offensive coordinator Paul Petrino has left the school to return to Arkansas.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2011

Ron Zook

Wisch: Illini Perfect, But Not Zook

I didn’t watch the Illinois football game last weekend. Turns out, though, I wasn’t the only one. Because, apparently, Ron Zook didn’t see much of it, either.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2011

Bruce Weber

Wisch: Can Bruce Weber Learn Something From…Ron Zook?

There was a fire in Champaign this week. Early Wednesday, a blaze started in a building on Green Street – the main Campustown drag – and destroyed a couple of popular restaurants.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2011

Ron Zook

Wisch: Is Ron Zook’s Job At Illinois Secure?

As a University of Illinois season ticket holder, I’ve watched a lot of Ron Zook football during the past six years. Most of it bad.


Nathan Scheelhaase

Bowl Preview: Illini Ready For Bears

It’s been a streaky season for the Illini. And as much as the Illini would like to cap their up and down season, the dynamic Baylor offense could stand in their way.


Illinois vs Michgan State

Illini’s Tough 3-Game Stretch To End With Spartans

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Illinois is two games into a three-game stretch that back in August looked a lot more likely to break their season than make it. But the Illini (3-2, 1-1 Big Ten) have […]


Nathan Scheelhaase

Illinois QB Scheelhaase Athletic And Analytic

By DAVID MERCER, Associated Press Writer CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) A couple of days after Illinois beat Northern Illinois, a fan talking on a local radio show summed of the sentiment of many who watched Illini […]

670 The Score–10/01/2010

Mikel Leshoure

Leshoure Finding His Place In Illini’s Backfield

By DAVID MERCER, Associated Press Writer CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Over the course of a handful of plays last Saturday, it became clear that Mikel Leshoure was starting to turn into the kind of running back […]

670 The Score–09/24/2010