Wisch: A To-Do List For Tim Beckman, Mike ThomasReceiver Mike Dudek needs to be promoted as the face of the program.
Aaron Bailey To Get His Shot To Start At QB For IllinoisWith Wes Lunt out, it's either Bailey or Reilly O'Toole's job to win.
Illini Fall To Purdue, 38-27Purdue gashed Illinois for 349 yards rushing and first-time starting quarterback Austin Appleby threw for a touchdown and ran for two more to lead Purdue to a 38-27 upset Saturday at Illinois.
Wisch: Lunt's Slow Starts Can't Follow Illini To SeattleIllinois is 2-0 despite sluggish starts to games.
Wisch: It Should Be 'Bowl Or Bust' For Beckman In 2014No Illini coach has started with three straight losing seasons since 1977-'79.
Emma's End-Around: How The Big Ten Will Be WonStability is such a key in the Big Ten, and Ohio State and Michigan State have it.
Wes Lunt Named Starting QB For IllinoisLunt impressed during a freshman season at Oklahoma State before he was injured.
Wisch: By Not Yet Naming QB, Beckman Making A Smart CallWes Lunt will emerge as Illinois' starting quarterback, but Tim Beckman is being patient.
Wisch: Past QBs Show Lunt Could Be An Illini SaviorHow many wins could quarterback Wes Lunt be worth? History has a hint.
Illini Let 3 QBs Compete As They Weigh When To Name Starting QBIllini coach Tim Beckman might not make a decision until summer.
Wisch: Warm Illini Football Thoughts In February
Wisch: For Illini Fans, Football Excitement Is In Short SupplyIn all honesty, though, it’s just tough to get jazzed about Tim Beckman’s encore when his opening performance hit all the wrong notes during a 2-10 campaign that included nine straight losses to close out the season.
Wisch: Does Lunt Make Beckman’s Job Status More Secure?With Lunt now officially an Illini, however, Beckman has in his program a quarterback who’s probably Illinois’ best – on paper, at least – since former pro Kurt Kittner. But the looming question hanging above Lunt’s transfer is will Beckman ever get a chance to actually coach the QB in a real game?
Report: Oklahoma State QB Lunt Transferring To IllinoisIt's a bright day for the University of Illinois football program.