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Which Coordinator Replaces Ron Zook at Illinois? Petrino or Koenning?

Which Coordinator Replaces Ron Zook at Illinois? Petrino or Koenning?
In 2009, a very underachieving Illini football team finished 3-9. Picked as high as third by some Big Ten and college football pundits, the horrible record was nothing short of a catastrophe for the resume of Ron Zook and the Illinois program. Or so I thought. Logic dictated then Illinois Athletic Director Ron Guenther can... Read more »

5 Biggest Reasons Illinois Should Terminate Ron Zook at Season's End

5 Biggest Reasons Illinois Should Terminate Ron Zook at Season's End
The main story surrounding the Illinois Fighting Illini losing 28-17 to the Wisconsin Badgers today is the fact that Illini Head Coach Ron Zook is a “dead man walking.” New Illinois Athletic Director Mike Thomas said he won’t make a decision until after the season is over, so I wouldn’t expect to hear anything concrete... Read more »

College Football Bowl Attendance Up 4% So far This Season

Despite an economic climate that’s a bears a haunting and striking resemblance to the 1930s, people are opening their wallets to travel to the bowl bliss of college football. Yes, it seems like there are way too many bowl games, yes many of them have ridiculous sounding and horribly corporate names, but people are still... Read more »
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Ron Zook Delivers "PLAYOFFS?!" Style Bowl Game Rant

Last week the Illini football team imploded and lost at home to the Minnesota Golden Gophers, one of the worst teams in recent Big Ten football history. Words can’t really express a college football let-down of this proportion, although we tried to do so here. Now a really promising 5-3 team that many pundits believed... Read more »
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