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Northwestern stops Illinois to become bowl eligible
Saturday, November 26, 2016
- Justin Jackson rushed for three touchdowns and 173 yards as Northwestern became bowl eligible with a 42-21 victory over Illinois Saturday afternoon at Ryan Field in Evansto...
Iowa's defense shuts down Illinois 28-0
Saturday, November 19, 2016
- Iowa's defense held Illinois to 198 total yards and the Hawkeyes scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns in a 28-0 win on a blustery Saturday afternoon in Champaign, Ill., wit...
Clement, Wisconsin run roughshod over Illnois
Saturday, November 12, 2016
- MADISON, Wis. -- Senior linebacker Vince Biegel took to Twitter following seventh-ranked Wisconsin's 48-3 rout against Illinois to squelch fans' concerns about his late app...
Illini deals Michigan State 7th straight defeat
Friday, November 04, 2016
- CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Illinois had lost six of its last seven games, so after it gave up a touchdown with under three minutes to play against Michigan State to trail by three,...
Minnesota runs over Illinois behind Smith's two TDs
Saturday, October 29, 2016
- Sophomore running back Rodney Smith rushed for 100 yards and two touchdowns to lead Minnesota to a 40-17 victory over Illinois on Saturday in Big Ten play at Champaign, Ill...
No. 3 Michigan tunes up for rival, routs Illinois
Saturday, October 22, 2016
- ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Following another blowout victory, Michigan's football team could finally start thinking about exacting revenge against its in-state rival. The No. 3 ...
Illinois routs Rutgers as Foster scores two TDs
Saturday, October 15, 2016
- Junior running back Kendrick Foster scored two touchdowns and senior cornerback Darius Mosely returned an interception for a touchdown as Illinois recorded a 24-7 victory o...
Purdue beats Illini on Delinger's FG in OT
Saturday, October 08, 2016
- J.D Delinger's 28-yard field goal in overtime lifted Purdue lifted to a 34-31 victory over Illinois on Saturday in "The Cannon Trophy" game at Memorial Stadium at Champaign...
No. 15 Nebraska storms back to stay unbeaten
Saturday, October 01, 2016
- Nebraska stormed from behind with three touchdowns in the final quarter on Saturday to beat Illinois 31-16 before 90,374 fans on Homecoming Day in Lincoln, Neb. The No. 1...
Bogan, Western Michigan run past Illinois
Friday, September 16, 2016
- Western Michigan running back Jamauri Bogan rushed for 189 yards and scored two touchdowns, leading the visiting Broncos past Illinois 34-10 on Saturday at Memorial S...
Illinois rolls in Smith's first game as coach
Friday, September 02, 2016
- Kendrick Foster rushed for two second-quarter touchdowns, each covering 56 yards, and quarterback Wes Lunt threw for two first-period touchdowns as Illinois crushed M...
Illinois names Thad Ward running backs coach
Monday, March 21, 2016
- Twelve days after his first day on the job, Lovie Smith has checked one major box on his to-do list. The Illini have announced Thad Ward as the clubs new running backs coac...
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