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Illinois Fighting Illini

Illinois Fighting Illini
The Illinois Fighting Illini are the athletic teams of the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. The school colors are orange and blue and the teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The university has won two Division I National Championships since 1958 and more than 25 overall. Famous players include Red Grange, George Halas, Dick Butkus, Lou Boudreau, Dike Eddleman, Ray Nitschke and Johnny Kerr.
The Illinois Fighting Illini are the athletic teams of the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. The school colors are orange and blue and the teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The university has won two Division I National Championships since 1958 and more than 25 overall. Famous players include Red Grange, George Halas, Dick Butkus, Lou Boudreau, Dike Eddleman, Ray Nitschke and Johnny Kerr. « Show less

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  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech, ACC excel in latest NCAA graduation survey

    Most ACC schools, including Virginia Tech and Virginia, continue to outpace their Division I and power-conference peers in graduating athletes. Among the four Division I institutions in Hampton Roads, only William and Mary trumps national averages for...
  • Bargoers' Guide to College Football: Vol. 2

    Bargoers' Guide to College Football: Vol. 2
    We are three weeks into the college football season and things are going as planned—sort of. Johnny Football continues to play the role of the ultimate high-flying heel, Lane Kiffin's hot seat at USC is scorching thanks to an inept offense and...
  • Saturday's college football TV lineup

    Saturday's college football TV lineup
    Break out the chips and cold drinks but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Thursday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games: Morning No. 5 Stanford (1-0) at Army...
  • West Virginia upsets No. 11 Oklahoma State, 30-21

    Could this be the start of an upset binge? West Virginia, which got shut out last week by Maryland, has rebounded to scoring a somewhat shocking 30-21 win over No. 11 Oklahoma State. The Mountaineers (3-2) overcame some shaky clock management in the...
  • Virginia overhauls line in attempt to improve dormant offense

    Virginia overhauls line in attempt to improve dormant offense
    CHARLOTTESVILLE — After three dismal performances in as many games against Bowl Subdivision opponents, Virginia's offense has exhausted coach Mike London's patience. Adjusting to new coordinator Steve Fairchild? Youth at quarterback, receiver...
  • No trick: Illini are on the rebound

    No trick: Illini are on the rebound
    Illinois football has had rough times in recent years, but things might be looking up. The Illini are 3-1 in 2013, including a victory over high-powered Cincinnati. Ryan Lankford is a key reason for the turnaround, with 236 yards receiving, 52 yards...
  • Football | Friday night updates

    Football | Friday night updates
    For live updates from throughout the area, follow us on Twitter @ChiTribPreps. For results, check out the scoreboard. At a game? Join the action using hashtag #TribFB. HALFTIME Simeon 26, Dunbar 6 Simeon didn't let a Dunbar interception return for a...
  • Bill Self inducted into Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame

    Bill Self inducted into Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame
    Kansas men's basketball coach Bill Self is one of seven individuals in the 2013 induction class for the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame Monday, August 5. Self, who will be introduced by his father, Bill Self Sr., will be inducted at the National Cowboy...
  • A 'Blue Out' and a White Out' on the Penn State schedule

     
    Penn State's remaining home dates will include a third annual 'Blue Out,' the expected 'White Out' vs. Michigan and a game recognizing College Football Hall of Fame inductee Dave Robinson. Here's the complete list, courtesy of Penn State sports...
  • Take the Points: College Football Week 2 Picks

    Take the Points: College Football Week 2 Picks
    It’s week 2 of the college football season, and after a summer of educated guesses and prognostication, we finally know something about this year’s teams.  Clemson looks fantastic.  South Carolina will cause problems for whoever they face. ...
  • Bargoer's Guide to College Football: Vol. 7

    Bargoer's Guide to College Football: Vol. 7
    The good times keep rolling this week as the college football slate is locked and loaded. >> There are several enticing matchups, including a showdown between 24th-ranked Auburn and Johnny Football's seventh-ranked Texas A&M team. The Aggies defense has...
  • Take the Points: College Football Week 8 Picks

    Take the Points: College Football Week 8 Picks
    This has been a good week.  Our government shutdown ended, people went back to work, Pearl Jam released a new album, we successfully pawned off Vanilla Ice on the Amish, and Saturday’s Clemson-Florida State match-up has potential to be the game of...