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Illini tangle with 13th-ranked Buckeyes

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 6 days ago
Columbus, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The 13th-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes go in search of their sixth consecutive victory when they entertain the Illinois Fighting Illini in Big Ten Conference action on Saturday night.Illinois picked up its first conference win and pulled even on the season at 4-4 after knocking off visiting Minnesota last week, 28-24. The victory put the brakes on a three-game...

Big Ten football power rankings

By Evan Buhler, 1 month 57 min ago
Ohio State survives a scare, Michigan State drives a stake through Michigan's heart and Illinois shocks Minnesota. How did it all impact our rankings? Take a look now.

Is Slow Progress Enough for Tim Beckman to Return at Illinois in 2015?

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 1 hour ago
When Illinois hired Tim Beckman, the administration did so taking a bit on a gamble on a head coach who managed to take Toledo to one bowl game (which the Rockets lost) and never won more than eight games in a season. Now in year three of the Beckman Era, the Illini have gone 10-22. Yes, Beckman finally hit double digits in the win column at Illinois after his Illini managed to upset...

Big Ten Predictions: Week 9

By Evan Buhler, 1 month 4 days ago
Here are our takes on all the games involving Big Ten teams this week - including our picks straight up, against the spread and the over/under.

College Football's Top 10 Coaches on the Hot Seat After Week 8

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 5 days ago
College football’s coach carousel has been active this season, as four FBS programs have already announced their intentions to have a new coach in place for 2015.And that list is expected to grow over the next few weeks, as a handful of coaches will be under pressure to win in November.Florida coach Will Muschamp is on shaky ground after an awful showing against Missouri, while Michigan...

Big Ten Power Rankings - Week 8

By Evan Buhler, 1 month 6 days ago
Ohio State has scored at least 50 points in the last four games. Was it enough to move them to No. 1 in our Big Ten Power Rankings? See how we ranked the teams 1-14.

First offer awaits for Oliver

By Evan Buhler, 1 month 1 week ago
After waiting in the wings, Clayton Oliver appears poised to land his first offer and here's an update on the senior quarterback from Colleyville (Tex.) Colleyville Heritage.

Illinois Unveils "Gray Ghost" Uniforms for Oct. 25 Game Against Minnesota

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
Illinois has a new uniform design for 2014, but the Fighting Illini have unveiled a special look for the Oct. 25 game against Minnesota.The “gray ghost” uniforms are a tribute to Red Grange and the 1924 game against Michigan.Check out Illinois’ “gray ghost” uniforms for Oct. 25:Gray Ghost helmet for Oct. 25 game. #Illini pic.twitter.com/bV9cz0MLLd— Illinois...

Big Ten predictions: Week 8

By Evan Buhler, 1 month 1 week ago
Here are our takes on all the games involving Big Ten teams this week - including our picks straight up, against the spread and the over/under.

Coaches on the hot seat

By Evan Buhler, 1 month 1 week ago
Believe it or not, the coaching carousel has already begun to spin - albeit slowly. Today, we take a look at the Power Five conferences and some coaches on the hot seat.