Archive for July 2018

You make the call: The top 5 worst summer jobs

You make the call:  The top 5 worst summer jobs
We’ve come to the last installment of our three-part series profiling the worst summer jobs worked by former Illinois FCS coaches and players. When most think of summer, they picture lazy days spent lounging in the sun or idling carefree hours away. But you won’t find that in this blog post (unless you were John... Read more »

Eastern Illinois Panthers Football Notebook

Eastern Illinois Panthers Football Notebook
With fall camp opening in early August, Eastern Illinois is predicted to finish fourth in the nine-team Ohio Valley Conference according to the league’s preseason poll. Head coach Kim Dameron’s Panthers are ranked behind the three teams they lost to last season during a 5-3 OVC campaign last fall. The Panthers have been picked fourth or... Read more »

Former Illinois football stars share their summer job woes

Former Illinois football stars share their summer job woes
Nearly everyone has worked those summer jobs that helped earn a little spending money, filled idle hours, kept parents at bay and taught valuable life lessons. The following is a collection of responses I got to the question, “What was your worst summer job” when I wrote my books on college football in Illinois. This... Read more »
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Summer Daze: Former Illinois players share their worst jobs

Summer Daze:  Former Illinois players share their worst jobs
Nearly everyone has worked those summer jobs that helped earn a little spending money, filled idle hours, kept parents at bay and taught valuable life lessons. The following is a collection of responses I got to the question, “What was your worst summer job” when I wrote my books on college football in Illinois. This... Read more »