1. Coach Speak: Beckman on Injuries, 'Grading Out'

    Tim Beckman weighed in Monday ahead of Saturday's kickoff against Texas State. Here are three items that caught the ear of beat writer Matt Daniels.....

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  2. Illinois Leaning on Safeties for Improved Defense

    Illinois safety Taylor Barton says he's worked on the moment in practice. His receiver leaves him in the middle of the field and Barton lets him go, standing alone and trying to read the eyes of the quarterback, looking for a chance to make a play...

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  3. Illinois Football Still Has Work to Do

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  4. Illinois Football: Three Things Learned Against Youngstown State

    The Illinois Football team started the season off with a 28-17 victory over Youngstown State this past Saturday, and we learned a few things about this year's version of the Illini along the way...

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  5. Illinois Football: Previewing Western Kentucky's Defense

    After winning against Youngstown State last weekend, Illinois football is looking to improve to 2-0 for the second straight season as the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers come to Champaign for a tough match-up this weekend...

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  6. Lunt, Illini Outlast Youngstown State

    Illinois may not have swayed a single skeptic Saturday as it wobbled through three quarters before pulling away in the final period to a 28-17 victory over Youngstown State.....

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  7. Former Illini Football Star Charged with Murder

    Curtis D. Lovelace, an All-Big Ten center at Illinois who later became an Adams County assistant state's attorney, was formally charged Thursday with first-degree murder in the death of his wife...

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  8. Beckman Wants Illini to Pick Up Pace from Get-Go

    There are tangible lessons in football, such as tackling techniques and the best way to catch a pass. But how does a coach drill into players the subtle idea of starting a game with crispness?...

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  9. Illini Take Aim at Bowl Game

    Maybe there's a calming simplicity that comes with coach Tim Beckman's job-saving mission this football season....

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  10. Big Ten Power Rankings: Week 1

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  11. Debate: Who Will Be Illinois' Week 1 X-Factor?

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  12. Beckman Banking on Maturity to Handle Big Ten

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  13. Football Ready to Unveil New Look

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  14. Illinois Football: Previewing Youngstown State's Defense

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  15. Debate: Predict Walsh's Stats for 2014

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  16. Illinois Football: Tim Beckman Pre-Youngstown State Press Conference (Video)

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  17. Illinois Backup QBs Could Play at Wide Receiver

    CHAMPAIGN — Illinois is eager to showcase its depth at wide receiver, and now you can add another name to the mix...

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  18. Illini Look to Shore Up Big Ten-Worst Run Defense

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  19. Debate: Predict Lunt's Stats for 2014

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  20. Debate: What Are Your Expectations for Lunt in '14?

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  21. Illinois Football Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)

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  22. Big Ten Coaches Describe Team in One Word

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  23. Best Case/Worst Case: Illinois

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  24. Football Walk-on Tryouts Set for Aug. 25

    University of Illinois students interested in joining the Fighting Illini football team should attend an informational meeting.....

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  25. Illini Name Wes Lunt Starting QB

    The quarterback competition at Illinois is over, as coach Tim Beckman announced Wednesday that Wes Lunt will be the team's starting quarterback.....

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