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Illini Fire Ron Zook; Athletic Director Mike Thomas Addresses Media

Illini Fire Ron Zook; Athletic Director Mike Thomas Addresses Media
You look at the pic above and think “what does a celebration from the Illinois Fighting Illini  college basketball team have to do with this?” The long overdue firing of the school’s college football coach Ron Zook. Well, it’s much easier to find pics of “Illini celebration” in hoops. (which says something about why the... Read more »

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 »
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Ron Zook Answers Question About his Future at Illinois by Walking Out on Media

Ron Zook Answers Question About his Future at Illinois by Walking Out on Media
Sometimes I forget that Illini football coach Ron Zook means something different to me than he does to the rest of the nation. I regard him as the college football coach at my alma mater, the University of Illinois. Sure, I take issue with a lot of his play-calling, and the way he defends his... Read more »

Big Ten Media Day 1: Notables and Quotables

Check out that snazzy graphic above.  Study it.  Love it. And then realize that this is the last year that it will be relevant and current. Much like conference expansion dominated the news after the NCAA Basketball Tournament, the Big Ten’s expansion to add Nebraska was the dominant topic of Big Ten Media Day 1.... Read more »
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