Illini football coach Tim Beckman understands the pressure he’s facing this season.
Don’t blame Illinois’ admission standards for a lack of football talent — the onus is on the coaches.
Shawn Afryl, 22, suffered cardiac arrest while practicing.
Through the good and bad, Tim Beckman cherishes each moment in dream position.
How many wins could quarterback Wes Lunt be worth? History has a hint.
Illini coach Tim Beckman might not make a decision until summer.
It’s best for all if Tim Beckman just has a realistic view of his program.
Illinois’ athletic department ranks in the lower one-third of the Big Ten in donor contributions.
Enough with the rhetoric, Illinois and Northwestern. Win some games first.
Wednesday was not Signing Day for the Illini. It was Sighing Day after a subpar recruiting class.
It’s a quality-vs.-quantity debate in seeing who got the upper hand in Chicago recruiting.
Mike Thomas has plenty to accomplish to earn his pay raise.
With the news on Wednesday that offensive coordinator Bill Cubit will be back with the team next season, Illini fans should be thrilled. That’s a win.
If there was one bright spot for the 2013 Illinois football team, it was the offense under the direction of offensive coordinator Bill Cubit.
The Tim Beckman hire was a mistake and everybody has known it since his first press conference.
Illini fans pining for a new head coach in 2014 will have to wait at least one more year.
On the campus of the University of Illinois, the Bielfeldt Athletic Administration Building sits between Florida Avenue and St. Mary’s Road. But when it comes to the Fighting Illini football program, it might as well be stuck between a rock and a hard place.
Illinois has a nearly two-decade tradition of retaining coaches at least one season too long.
The only hope for Illinois to continue progress (or start it) is by firing embattled defensive coordinator Tim Banks and hoping that Thomas can hire a talented assistant to replacement him.
Right now, Illinois football isn’t going anywhere. But in the future? Well, it could be.