1. Fear and Loathing at Memorial Stadium

    Clenching my ticket in both hands like the last margarita on a week-long cruise, I crawled forward, the mud weighing me down with every step. No wonder all those poor boys in Vietnam came back as vegetables...

    Craig Messner Written by Craig Messner about 6 years ago 206 reads 0 comments

  2. The Search For The Next Mendenhall: The New Class of Illini Running Backs

    It is universally acknowledged that the biggest question mark for the resurgent Illini football squad exists at the position of running back...

    Craig Messner Written by Craig Messner about over 6 years ago 370 reads 1 comments

  3. Illinois: Not Quite Rose Bowl Material

    Deep down, even the most die-hard Fighting Illini fan knows it to be true; the Illini did not truly deserve last year's Rose Bowl bid. Despite that fact, it was still a breakout season for the Illini...

    Craig Messner Written by Craig Messner about over 6 years ago 384 reads 0 comments