1. Illinois Lands Joliet Catholic Running Back Josh Ferguson

    Josh Ferguson, a senior running back from Joliet Catholic, has committed to the University of Illinois. Ferguson, who is 5’8", 169 pounds, is the 23-ranked player in the state of Illinois and is among the best running backs in the state...

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  2. Jarrod Uthoff Turns Down Illini To Join Bo Ryan's Badgers

    Late Monday evening, "The Decision" was made. This time, it was made by Jarrod Uthoff and he did not have an hour long, pointless show to announce his decision...

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  3. One-on-One with Tacoma Community College Recruit Dominique Williams

    First off, I would like to thank Dominique Williams for giving me the opportunity to do this interview with him. Williams just graduated from Curtis Senior High School in University Place, Washington...

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  4. New Orleans Hornets: Luther Head Gets Offered Contract But Fails Physical

    Luther Head was all set and ready to be a new member of the New Orleans Hornets, but he had one test he had to get through before he could officially join the team: a physical. No one fails a physical...

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  5. Illinois Football: Chip Long To Be Named TE Coach

    The search for a new TE coach to replace Greg Nord is officially complete. Chip Long, a graduate assistant specializing in tight ends at Arkansas under head coach Bobby Petrino, has ...

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  6. Illinois Football: Search for New TE Coach Continues

    Last Friday, it was announced that Greg Nord, the TE coach and recruiting coordinator, would be leaving the University of Illinois for Kentucky—his alma mater. "We understand the allure of going home," Zook said...

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  7. University of Illinois Signs State Champion Quarterback

    Ron Zook made it clear once Jacob Charest left, that it would leave the door open for them to go after one or two more quarterbacks during the recruiting process this year...

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  8. Illinois Basketball: Eighth Grader Jahil Okafor Enjoys Visit to Illinois

    As a teenage boy, you grow up thinking about going to play college basketball. You watch games on ESPN, CBS, Big Ten Network, or anyone other station that provides college basketball, and you dream of being there some day...

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  9. NBA Trade Rumors: Jalen Rose Says LeBron Will Not Return to Cleveland

    Jalen Rose, via Twitter, posted that LeBron James reportedly would not be returning to the Cavaliers next season...

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  10. Come On Back: Kendall Gill Is Looking to Play In The NBA Again

    Kendall Gill, a former NBA star, is trying to get in great shape again in the hope of making a return to the NBA. The major problem he faces: he’s 42 years old...

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  11. Jamel Turner: Ohio State Football Recruit Jamel Turner Shot

    According to ESPN, future Ohio State football player, Jamel Turner, is reportedly listed in critical condition after being shot multiple times early Saturday morning...

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  12. Way Too Early: Previewing the 2010-11 Season for Big Ten Basketball

    The Big Ten is expected to do some big things this upcoming season. I have come across different Top 25 rankings that have included six of the eleven teams in the Top 25...

    Jonah Puls Written by Jonah Puls about 4 years ago 1,514 reads 12 comments

  13. Nebraska to Big Ten Update: Possible Divisions and What it Does for the Big Ten

    On Friday, June 11, 2010, Nebraska made it official that they would be joining the Big Ten (12). It was called a “historic day” by many because Nebraska was one of the building stones of the Big Eight and Big 12...

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  14. Jacob Charest's Decision To Transfer and the Aftermath

    On Monday, Illinois released information that quarterback Jacob Charest, a sophomore to-be, will be transferring. He has been gone for over a week now...

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  15. A Lesson Learned the Hard Way: Recruiting Isn't Everything

    Recruiting is something that is highly praised—very highly praised. If you have a good class, you get everyone crawling all over you and you are expected to have an outstanding season...

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  16. Illinois Men's Basketball: Which Player Can Lead This Team Next Year?

    As many college basketball fanatics know, Illinois is expected to have a superb season next year. There is only one way that can happen. Unlike last year, Illinois needs someone to step up when it really matters...

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  17. Illinois Names Nathan Scheelhaase as Starting Quarterback for 2010

    The wait for an announcement deciding whom the starting quarterback for next season will be is now over; Nathan Scheelhaase will be taking on the responsibility to lead the team...

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  18. Arrelious Benn Making Good First Impression with Tampa Bay Bucs

    Arrelious Benn’s career at Illinois didn’t go as he planned while he struggled with inconsistency at quarterback and the injuries he had to cope with...

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  19. The Sporting News Releases Its Top 100: Illinois Stuck at No. 94

    On Wednesday, The Sporting News released a Top 100 list ranking the college football teams for next season. Illinois found themselves on that list as the No. 94 team. The disappointing part is—there are only 119 teams in D1 college football...

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  20. 2010 ACC/Big Ten Challenge: Rematch of 2005 National Championship Set

    Several weeks ago, the games for the 2010 ACC/Big Ten Challenge were set. This is one of the biggest weeks of the season for the Big Ten because it gets to see how its teams compare to those of a power conference like the ACC...

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  21. NCAA Basketball: Jeffrey Jordan Set to Transfer

    Bruce Weber announced today that Jeff Jordan has made the decision to depart from the Illinois Men's Basketball program. According to Fightingillini.com, he has been granted a release and plans to transfer to another school...

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  22. Illinois Assistant Chooses Illinois Over Kentucky

    Illinois men's basketball assistant head coach Jerrance Howard will be staying at Illinois for at least the next couple years...

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  23. Come On Over: Why LeBron James Should Be Playing in the Windy City Next Year

    Of course, the hot topic right now is where LeBron James will land this summer during the free agency period. As of right now, not one single person can say they are 100 percent confident where he will go and why...

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  24. The Best of the Best: Ranking the Top 10 Quarterbacks of All-Time

    The quarterback position is known to many as the "glory position." They are the most praised players of all time, because they are called to lead their team is so many ways; either through playing amazing on the field or with vocal leadership...

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  25. Delonte West Sleeping With LeBron's Mom?

    Yes, you heard me right: There is a rumor going around right now that Delonte West has been sleeping with LeBron James' mom. Let me start off by saying that I do not believe this story at all...

    Jonah Puls Written by Jonah Puls about 4 years ago 21,799 reads 11 comments