The Bernstein Brief: Illinois Press Conference An Empty ShowThis was a failed attempt to shore up confidence in recruiting targets reluctant to commit to the Illini.
Josh Whitman On John Groce: 'Continue To Believe Very Strongly' In His LeadershipIllinois has had four players arrested in the past seven-plus months.
Baffoe: John Groce Should Be Fired From IllinoisCoaches don’t get to survive epidemics.
Emma: How Lovie Smith Became Illinois' Head CoachThe path for Smith to Illinois took some odd turns.
Illinois AD: 'Not A Living Room In America That Wouldn't Open Their Doors To Lovie Smith'"Lovie is just absolutely the right person at the right moment for our program," Josh Whitman says.
Bernstein: Lovie Smith Breaks Barrier At IllinoisSmith is the first black head coach of football or men's basketball at the University of Illinois.
Lovie Smith Hired As Fighting Illini Football CoachTwo days after Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman fired Bill Cubit, the university officially announced Smith is in charge.
Emma: Illini Returning To Respectability With Lovie Smith StunnerThe Illini are expected to name Smith their next head coach.
Illinois AD Josh Whitman Gives John Groce A Vote Of Confidence"I feel really comfortable with the leadership he's given our guys," Whitman says of Groce.
Illinois Fires Head Football Coach Bill CubitCubit was 5-7 in 2015 as the interim coach and held the full-time job for about three months.
New Illinois AD Josh Whitman Hopes To Restore Lost Identity -- And To Win"We will win, it's important," Whitman says. "That's what everybody's thirsty for."