1. Illinois Depth Chart vs Southern Illinois

    Illinois released its first official depth chart for the 2013 season, so even though we've had a good idea for a few weeks, now we can officially say we know who the starters are...

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  2. Video: Reilly O'Toole Makes Hilarious 'Game Day' Geico Parody

    Do you know what day it is? Three months ago, Geico released a very amusing 'Hump Day' commercial featuring a camel that goes around an office reminding everyone just what day of the week it was on Wednesday...

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  3. Training Camp Day 17: Almost Game Week

    Illinois moved to the grass practice fields on the east side of Memorial Stadium on Wednesday, as temperatures rose to the mid-80s. The team continued to install and fine-tune the Southern Illinois game plan in a workout that lasted nearly two hours...

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  4. Camp Rantoul Wrapup

    The season opener is only 11 days away. Illinois is back on campus for the remainder of training camp before game-week practices begin next Tuesday for Southern Illinois...

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  5. Lunt: Scout's an Honor

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  6. Scheelhaase Injury 'Nothing Serious'

    RANTOUL — Illinois football players walk through a line set apart by ropes coming off the practice fields at Camp Rantoul.....

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  7. Concussion Sidelines Illini LB Brown

    RANTOUL, Ill. — Illinois held linebacker Jonathan Brown out of practice Tuesday as he recovers from a concussion.....

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  8. After 2012 Troubles, Illini Looking for Progress

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  9. Colby: D-Line 'Getting Better'

    RANTOUL — Greg Colby leaned up against a chain-link fence at the end of Monday morning's opening practice at Camp Rantoul.....

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  10. Illini's Finney has knee surgery, but didn't tear ACL

    Illinois coach Tim Beckman said defensive starter Eric Finney didn't suffer a torn ACL, but the junior-college transfer did undergo arthroscopic knee surgery Thursday that will sidelined him for at least a few weeks...

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  11. Illinois Adds Pair of Future Games

    While it's not exactly like Wisconsin adding LSU, it is… meh, who the hell am I kidding; it's absolutely nothing like UW adding one of the premier teams in the SEC...

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  12. Opposing Big Ten Coaches Give Anonymous Thoughts on Illinois

    So Athlon Sports asked Big Ten coaches to give their opinions on the other schools in the conference, and allowed them to do so anonymously...

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  13. Wednesday Early Practice: Finney Suffers Injury

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  14. Illini QB O'Toole Shoots Down Transfer Rumors

    CHAMPAIGN — The trajectory of the ball seemed to be the best way to measure the start of the Illinois quarterback battle.....

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  15. Beckman and Cubit Talk About Aaron Bailey

    Today was the first day of practice, which also means it was the first day of Aaron Bailey in an Illini uniform.....

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  16. Illinois' Key Word Ahead of Practice Is 'Anxious'

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — No one can blame Illinois players and coaches for wanting to get back to football as soon as possible. Everyone around Memorial Stadium is ready to start with a clean slate after a mostly miserable 2-10 season...

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  17. Summer NFL Checkup

    Injuries plagued the running back last season as the primary ball carrier. Through the first week of training camp, the Champaign native is locked in a battle with Joique Bell to serve as Reggie Bush's backup...

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  18. Illini FB Practice About to Begin

    It seems like we're marking time until the start of Illini football practice. I'm ready. Let's go. The team reports to campus on Sunday and the first practice is at 8:30 a.m., Monday at Memorial Stadium...

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  19. Illini Football's Starting Lineup

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  20. Photo: Illinois' New Memorial Stadium Scoreboard Is Huge, Awesome

    The Fighting Illini have been anxiously awaiting the completion of their new scoreboard for Memorial Stadium. And who could blame them? It looks awesome...

    Nick  Yokoyama Written by Nick Yokoyama about 9 months ago 50 reads 0 comments

  21. Illinois' Brown Ready to Get Back After It

    You can't say Illinois linebacker Jonathan Brown had a bad season in 2012. He led his team with 9.5 tackles for loss and was named a Butkus Award semifinalist.....

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  22. Where Illinois Football Coaches Recruit

    Recruiting is a year-round endeavor for college football coaches. The letter writing never ends. Neither do the Facebook or Twitter messages. The summer months are spent securing commitments for the upcoming class of signees...

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  23. PHOTOS: New Helmets for Illinois

    Illinois is coming off a 2-10 season in 2012 and is currently the not-so-proud owner of a 14-game Big Ten losing streak. So, needless to say, the Fighting Illini are hoping for a new start in 2013, and part of that start seems to be new uniforms...

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  24. Hope and Concern: Illinois

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  25. Illini Display in Champaign Walmart

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