1. Focus Turns Toward Northwestern in Bowl-or-Bust Rivalry Game

    Illinois head coach Tim Beckman did not name a starter for Saturday's bowl-or-bust game against Northwestern. Beckman said a decision would be made Thursday.....

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  2. Coach Speak: Beckman on This Week's Quarterback

    Tim Beckman and the Illini checked in Monday ahead of Saturday morning's game at Northwestern. Here are three items they said that caught the ear of beat writer Matt Daniels.....

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  3. Illini Field Goal Sinks Penn State, 16-14

    Backup quarterback Reilly O'Toole led Illinois on a late drive that set up a game-winning David Reisner field goal, delivering a 16-14 win over Penn State on Saturday...

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  4. The Illinois Student Section Is Empty on Senior Day (Photos)

    Illinois honored its seniors on Saturday afternoon before the Illini took on Penn State. Unfortunately for those seniors, there weren't many fans in the stands to give them a proper sendoff...

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  5. Illini Football Looks to Block out Distractions vs. Penn State

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  6. A Change of Perspective for Illinois Thomas

    It's a view he's seen time and time before. It's one he now takes every opportunity he can to appreciate. But, it's one that has changed as the years have gone by.....

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  7. Illinois Football: Previewing Penn State's Defense

    Nothing drives a man like doing something to survive. This weekend, Tim Beckman will be doing just that, as he will be coaching for his life as 4-6 Illinois Football host the 6-4 Penn State Nittany Lions...

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  8. Kittner Leaving Broadcast Booth

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  9. Beckman's Job Security in Question

    Illinois head coach Tim Beckman said Monday he has been given no assurances by athletic director Mike Thomas regarding his job security for next season.....

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  10. Illinois Football: Why Will Muschamp Is a Perfect Fit in Champaign

    When we think of Illinois Football in 2014, we think about a poor defense and an offense that has great potential. The team has had a lot of bright spots on the offensive side of the ball this year and the defense, not so much...

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  11. Coach Speak: Beckman on Winning, Talking with Thomas

    Tim Beckman checked in Monday ahead of Saturday morning's game against Penn State, the final home game this season for the Illini. Here are three items the Illinois coach said that caught the ear of beat writer Matt Daniels...

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  12. Watch: Dudek's Over-the-Shoulder Grab for TD

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  13. Illinois Football Hopes Bye Week Will Help Against Iowa

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  14. Time Is Running out for Illinois Football Seniors

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  15. Add the Illinois Basketball Stream!

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  16. Coach Speak: Beckman on Illinois' Success at Memorial Stadium

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  17. Illini Expecting Boost from Return of QB Wes Lunt

    Illinois coach Tim Beckman is equating the fourth quarter of games to the team's fourth quarter of the season...

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  18. QB Wes Lunt Ready to Return vs. Iowa

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  19. Dudek, Hardees Relationship Extends Beyond Receiver Position

    “Respect is not given it's earned.” That was the mindset of Illinois junior wide receiver Justin Hardee during the start of the offseason after undergoing a 4-8 season a year ago...

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  20. Illinois Football Struggling to Find Success in Big Ten

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  21. Buckeyes Roll Early in 55-14 Win over Illini

    Curtis Samuel ran for two touchdowns and J.T. Barrett hit Devin Smith on two scoring passes -- all in the first half -- and No. 13 Ohio State beat Illinois 55-14 on Saturday night, extending the Buckeyes' Big Ten win streak to a record-tying 20...

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  22. Banks, Illini Defense Hoping for Consistency

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  23. Justin DuVernois Named Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week

    On Monday, the Big Ten conference announced their weekly football honors, and Illinois football saw one of their players make the list as senior punter Justin DuVernois was named Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week...

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  24. Coach Speak: Beckman on Hybrid Positions, DuVernois

    Earnest Thomas can now share company with Kevin Hardy. The Illini STAR forced his seventh career fumble against Minnesota, tying him with the 1995 Butkus Award winner for fourth all-time in program history...

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