Zook Abruptly Ends Press ConferenceIn Ron Zook's defense, he warned them.
3 Shot At Party Near U Of I Campus, Including Illini LB HenryPolice are searching for the gunman who shot three people, including an Illini football player, at a weekend party near the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus.
Greenstein: Could Zook Be In Jeopardy?Terry Greenstein of the Chicago Tribune joined The McNeil and Spiegel Show to break down college football.
Illini Under Pressure After 2 LossesIllinois rolled through its first six games with big plays, comebacks and happy endings, landing a spot in the Top 25 with a perfect start.
Wisch: As Illini Cool Off, Zook’s Seat Warms UpAbove everything else on Saturday, as Illinois fans trudged out of Memorial Stadium, they were again reminded of the cold, hard truth that Ron Zook is not a big-time football coach.
Wisch: Illini Perfect, But Not ZookI 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.
Muller: Schedule Set Up For Illini To Make RunBefore the college football season began, I felt that Ron Zook and his University of Illinois football team had the most to prove in the Big Ten in 2011.
Illinois Holds Off No. 22 Arizona State 17-14Illinois sacked Arizona State's Brock Osweiler six times and turned one into a touchdown in a 17-14 win over the No. 22 Sun Devils on Saturday night.
Wisch: Zook Has To Wonder Where The Crowds AreFootball is a game of numbers. But when it comes to the job security of Fighting Illini football coach Ron Zook, might it be a game of figures, as well?
Wisch: Zook’s Decision To Play O’Toole A Real Head-ScratcherBaffled was again how I found myself last Saturday when Illinois’ seventh-year head coach opted to burn highly touted freshman quarterback Reilly O’Toole’s redshirt eligibility – by playing him for three meaningless snaps in the fourth quarter of a season opener vs. Arkansas State.
Hoge: Which Big Ten Coaches Are On The Hot Seat?Adam Hoge breaks down which Big Ten coaches are on the hot seat this season and which coaches are completely safe.
Wisch: Illinois AD Clocks Out, Leaves Weber, Zook TickingThe University of Illinois is on the clock. But it's Bruce Weber and Ron Zook who can hear theirs ticking. At about 5 p.m. this evening Illinois will be without an official athletic director for the first time since 1992.
Illinois Running Back Ford Arrested For Suspended LicenseOn Tuesday, Fighting Illini senior running back Jason Ford was arrested on suspicion of driving with a suspended license.
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.
Bernstein: Is Jereme Richmond Done At Illinois?This is the risk you run when you recruit eighth-graders.