Tim Beckman

Illinois coach Tim Beckman. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Wisch: Illini Fumble By Moving Football Opener To A Friday

This is certain: Prospective recruits won’t be watching on a Friday night.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2015

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Emma: Tim Beckman Still Building Illinois Better

“I’m not here to go to bowl games; I want to go to Lucas Oil,” Tim Beckman says.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2015

Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer. (Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Emma: Big Ten’s Signing Day Winners & Losers

Ohio State predictably attracted a top class, but who else had a haul?

CBS Chicago–02/05/2015

Illinois football coach Tim Beckman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Tim Beckman Needs Help

In improving his Illini, Beckman believes, “We’re all in this together.”

CBS Chicago–02/05/2015

Illinois football coach Tim Beckman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Tim Beckman Joined Boers & Bernstein For An All-Time Classic Interview

This was Tim Beckman at his absolute finest.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2015

Illinois coach Tim Beckman. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Tim Beckman Attracts Solid Recruiting Class, Wants The Media To Be Nicer

“How important is the University of Illinois to you?” Beckman asks.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2015

Reilly O'Toole (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Louisiana Tech Tops Illinois In Heart Of Dallas Bowl

Illinois’ 35-18 loss dropped it to 6-7 on the year.

CBS Chicago–12/26/2014

Illinois receiver Mike Dudek. (Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Wisch: A To-Do List For Tim Beckman, Mike Thomas

Receiver Mike Dudek needs to be promoted as the face of the program.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2014

Illinois coach Tim Beckman. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Mediocrity Reigns At Illinois

Tim Beckman being retained sends a message.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2014

Tim Beckman.  (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Emma: Beckman Staying At Illinois

Illinois will retain football coach Tim Beckman, a team source confirmed.

CBS Chicago–11/30/2014

: Head coach Tim Beckman of the Illinois Fighting Illini coaches against the Northwestern Wildcats during the fourth quarter.  . (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: Firing Beckman Would Be Foolish

A different scene took place two years ago at Ryan Field.

11/29/2014

Illinois coach Tim Beckman. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Wisch: Will Thomas Hold Beckman To Zook’s Standards?

Illinois athletic director Mike Thomas has a big decision awaiting this weekend.

CBS Chicago–11/25/2014

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Emma’s End-Around: Michigan State’s No Longer The ‘Little Brother’

Saturday figures to show how far the Spartans have come and how far the Wolverines have fallen.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2014

Former Wisconsin coach and current athletic director Barry Alvarez. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Wisch: Badgers Shows Us Illini Football Can Be More

Wisconsin was once in the doldrums and is now a Big Ten power.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2014

Aaron Bailey in 2013. (Getty Images)

Aaron Bailey To Get His Shot To Start At QB For Illinois

With Wes Lunt out, it’s either Bailey or Reilly O’Toole’s job to win.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2014

Illinois coach Tim Beckman. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Wisch: It’s Time To Let Tim Beckman Go

Illinois is just 1-17 in Big Ten play under Beckman’s direction.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2014

Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah. (Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Emma’s End-Around: Nebraska May Be Back

The Cornhuskers can truly prove themselves Saturday in East Lansing.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2014

Illinois fans. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Wisch: Hungry Illini Fan Base Deserves To Be Fed

Ravenous Illinois fans take over Internet polls — what would they do with a real championship team?

CBS Chicago–10/01/2014

Illinois coach Tim Beckman. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Wisch: In Big Ten, Beckman Should Be Held To Higher Standard

Tim Beckman’s boss made it clear upon his hiring that Big Ten success was the goal.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2014

The Northern Illinois Huskies celebrated after Saturday's win at Northwestern. (David Banks/Getty Images)

View: NIU Ad In Tribune Trolls Illinois, Northwestern

Hey, if you’re winning, you can talk all you want, right?

CBS Chicago–09/12/2014

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