Archive for June 2020

Questions still abound for college football's fall

Questions still abound for college football's fall
Even with Illinois in Phase 4 of its COVID-19 plan, college football in the state remains as much up in the air as a well-struck punt into swirling winds. So much is still unknown. As July approaches, Division I athletes have been allowed to participate in voluntary activities for roughly a month. According to the... Read more »

Illinois State not lacking for Robinson replacements

Illinois State not lacking for Robinson replacements
The last time we saw Illinois State on the football field, James Robinson’s immense talent was on full display. The second-leading rusher in ISU history was plowing through defenses on his way to 601 yards in three FCS playoff games. “James is obviously a great player and very tough,” ISU head coach Brock Spack said... Read more »

An altered football fall? Perhaps history carries some insight

An altered football fall? Perhaps history carries some insight
As questions and proposed plans continue to swirl around all things COVID-19 pandemic, the calendar on college football has flipped to June. Will players return to campus this summer? What will the NCAA allow? What will individual states allow? Will all conference members participate? Will there be fans in the stands? Can schools afford the... Read more »
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