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Illinois survives Texas State scare

Illinois survives Texas State scare

CHAMPAIGN | Trying to find a way to help Illinois hold onto a narrow lead Saturday, cornerback V'Angelo Bentley saw his opportunity in a fourth quarter pass thrown a little high.

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Illini look for slow-start fix

COLLEGE FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Illini look for slow-start fix

Illinois has been a strong second-half team this season.

September 19, 2014 5:54 pm Photos

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Big Ten/Notre Dame Notes: Northwestern's Fitzgerald says 'chill out'

Big Ten/Notre Dame Notes: Northwestern's Fitzgerald says 'chill out'

Pat Fitzgerald's hand isn't hovering over the panic button just yet.

September 16, 2014 2:26 pm

Thompson leads Huskies to rout of Illini

Thompson leads Huskies to rout of Illini

SEATTLE | Linebacker Shaq Thompson returned an interception 36 yards for a touchdown, picked up a fumble and rumbled 52 yards for another score, and Washington routed Illinois 44-19 on Saturday, improving to 3-0 under Chris Petersen.

September 13, 2014 6:39 pm

Illinois leaning on safeties for improved defense

Illinois leaning on safeties for improved defense

CHAMPAIGN | 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 chan…

September 09, 2014 5:00 pm

Horrible Saturday night levels Big Ten's bullies

Horrible Saturday night levels Big Ten's bullies

COLUMBUS, Ohio | Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner was talking about his team being shut out for the first time in 30 years.

September 07, 2014 2:55 pm

Illini rally for the second consecutive week

Illini rally for the second consecutive week

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. | Illinois found itself on Saturday in the same place it was a week ago: down in the second half to the kind of team Big Ten schools schedule with comfortable wins in mind.

September 06, 2014 4:30 pm

Illini, Lunt survive Youngstown scare

Illini, Lunt survive Youngstown scare

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — For almost three full quarters Saturday, Wes Lunt's debut at Illinois was anything but what the quarterback wanted.

August 30, 2014 4:25 pm

Illini, Lunt look to get out of the gate fast

Illini, Lunt look to get out of the gate fast

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. | If Illinois is stressing anything before today's opener against Youngstown State, it is the need to start fast.

August 29, 2014 2:27 pm

Illini hope weapons around Lunt an upgrade on 2013

Illini hope weapons around Lunt an upgrade on 2013

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. | It was all but a given that Illinois would name Wes Lunt its starting quarterback. What is less certain is the quality of the players around the transfer from Oklahoma State.

August 23, 2014 5:00 pm

Illini hope to turn the corner with new QB

Illini hope to turn the corner with new QB

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. | Wins have been scarce in Jon Davis' first three seasons at Illinois, just 13 in all. Seven of those came his freshman year.

August 13, 2014 7:00 pm
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