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Illini Football Media Day highlights

Illini Football Media Day highlights
New Illinois football head coach Tim Beckman takes over for the fired Ron Zook. The rookie head coach (on a Big Ten level) from Toledo addressed the media yesterday (Here is the link to the 25 minute video) after a week at Camp Rantoul; the Illini train on the former Chanute air force base. Here are some of the highlights of what he had to say...

Tim Beckman talks about Illini recruiting Penn St. players at B1G Media Day

Tim Beckman talks about Illini recruiting Penn St. players at B1G Media Day
Newly minted Illini head Coach Tim Beckman addressed the issue of the day surrounding his program, and the Big Ten conference in general, the Penn State football roster being re-opened for recruiting. Beckman took the topic head on with the opening statement in his time at the podium...

Exclusive with Chicago Tribune Illini, College Hoops Reporter Shannon Ryan

Exclusive with Chicago Tribune Illini, College Hoops Reporter Shannon Ryan
Shannon Ryan covers national college basketball for the Chicago Tribune. She also covers the Illinois Fighting Illini in both college football and hoops. Ryan also votes in the national poll each week. Pretty prestigious and exciting; so we had her join us for an interview.   PMB: How do you go about the process when... Read more »
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