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Illini Blown out at Home 31-14 by Michigan Wolverines

Illini Blown out at Home 31-14 by Michigan Wolverines
Today, Illinois wide receiver A.J. Jenkins had 103 yards receiving, the fifth time that he has hit the C-Note this season. He’s now tied for fourth all time in school history for 100 yard games; in both a season and career. But you wouldn’t guess that from watching how the offense played today. Overall, that... Read more »

Illini vs. Michigan: Brutally Honest Game Preview

Illini vs. Michigan: Brutally Honest Game Preview
In my lifetime, Illinois has beaten Michigan at home just twice- in 1983 and 2009. For some reason, the Illini don’t have a home field advantage versus the Wolverines or the Ohio State Buckeyes. Part of it is my alma mater has issues selling tickets to college football games. If you can’t sell out a... Read more »

Illini, Wolverines Take Home Weekly Offensive Honors. Shocking

On Saturday, the Illini and Wolverines played a college football game that was to offense what Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi is to hair-sprayed “poofs.” The two squads also played defense in the same manner that the “Jersey Shore” promotes literacy. Anyways, the game was an instant triple overtime classic in which the two football teams combined... Read more »

Michigan 67, Illinois 65: One for the Ages

When the Illini and the Wolverines got together to play college basketball in February, the score was Illinois 51, Michigan 44. When they met to play college football Saturday, the score was UM 67, UI 65. It reminded me of the 2009 Illini basketball 38-33 loss to home state. Because you looked at the box... Read more »

Michigan vs. Illinois: Brutally Honest Game Preview

Guess who leads the Big Ten in rushing the past five years? Surprisingly, it’s not Ohio State or Penn State. During the Zook era (since 2005), it’s actually Illinois. Illini: 196.1 yards per game. Wisconsin Badgers: 192.7 ypg in the five year span. That’s right, you just read something good about Illini head coach Ron... Read more »