1. Former Illini Afryl Died During Workout

    Former Illinois offensive lineman Shawn Afryl died Monday night in Winona, Minn., after going through a workout with some Winona State football players, Winona State officials said on Tuesday...

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  2. Illinois Fighting Illini Ranked 85th in College Football by NFL.com for 2014

    As a part of their countdown to football in 2014, NFL.com has been releasing their rankings of college football teams starting from 128...

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  3. Tom Brattan Hired as Offensive Line Coach

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois head coach Tim Beckman announced the hiring of Tom Brattan as offensive line coach on Thursday...

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  4. Illinois Fighting Illini Football: Matt LaCosse Named to 2014 CFPA Tight End...

    They've been few and far between, but the Illinois Fighting Illini saw another one of their players named to a 2014 preseason award watch list...

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  5. Illinois Finds Offensive Line Coach

    Tom Brattan is slated to become the next offensive line coach at Illinois, a source close to the program said on Wednesday morning...

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  6. Times and TV Set for First Two Illini Football Games

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The Big Ten Conference announced on Wednesday start times and television information for several football games during the opening weeks of the 2014 season. Included were Illinois' home-opener against Youngstown State on Aug...

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  7. Ex-Illini Football Staffer to Face Weapons Charge

    URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A Champaign County judge has rejected a former University of Illinois football staff member's claim that an anti-weapons law is unconstitutional...

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  8. Mayor's Mailbox Ready for Upcoming Season

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  9. B1G Media Day Preview: Illinois

    The SEC has to be first with everything and kicked off its media days extravaganza earlier Monday in Alabama. Never mind that the season doesn't start until late August...

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  10. Pair of Illini Make Watch Lists

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  11. Where Are They Now: Simeon Rice

    In the 1990s, Illinois football was known for its star-studded linebacker core, dominating for an entire decade. Illinois' sackmaster Simeon Rice, was a part of this LB group and saturated game stat sheets during his time as an Illini in the 90s...

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  12. Backup QB Rankings: Illini in Good Hands

    He's often one of the most popular men on campus. Fans often clamor to see him buckle his chinstrap and trot onto the field: He's the backup quarterback. When an offense is struggling, the No...

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  13. OL Coach Ricker Leaves Illinois to Join Missouri

    With less than 2 months remaining until the Illinois Fighting Illini football team takes the field against Youngstown State, Tim Beckman's staff is about to be without an offensive line coach...

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  14. What's It Take to Be Big Ten Champion?

    As the Big Ten season draws near, more predictions and projections are sure to come from fans and experts alike. Maybe Michigan State's No-Fly Zone will make the difference and it will repeat as champions...

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  15. Alex Hill Days Until Illinois Fighting Illini Season Opener

    Welcome to our Countdown to Kickoff series! In this series, we'll do roster previews as we count down the days until the Illinois Fighting Illini August 30th season opener against Youngstown State...

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  16. Bentley Named to Hornung Award Watch List

    Louisville, Kentucky - Illinois junior cornerback and kick returner V'Angelo Bentley has been named to the preseason watch list for the 2014 Paul Hornung Award, given annually to the ...

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  17. 5 Questions About Illinois: An Insider's Look at an Ohio State Buckeyes...

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- As part of ranking and analyzing the 12 Ohio State regular-season opponents for 2014, we'll ask five questions of a writer who knows each team best...

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  18. Big-Time Wideout Picks Illini

    A.D. Miller had an inkling after his second visit to Illinois on May 31 he would find himself back in Champaign-Urbana...

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  19. WR Mays Makes a Dozen for Illinois

    Houston (Texas) The Kincaid School receiver Sam Mays is the latest commitment for Illinois, announcing his pledge on Sunday. The 6-foot-3 1/2, 181-pound Mays is commit No...

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  20. Illinois Lands 2015 3-Star WR Sam Mays

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  21. Illini Snag Commitment from 3-Star WR Miller

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  22. Illinois Football Recruiting: Henry Enyenihi Commits to Illinois

    Illinois head coach Tim Beckman and his coaching staff have picked up a commitment from JUCO running back Henry Enyenihi, from Sacramento City College...

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  23. Report: Illini Land JUCO RB Enyenihi

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  24. Cash Game: Illinois Football Paying Big Bucks to Opponents

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  25. Where Are They Now - Jeff George

    Illinois flooded the college football quarterback market as the Fighting Illini produced a decade's worth of elite QBs, some of the best in school history...

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