Illinois Fighting Illini Articles

Rodney Smith
On Saturday, Illinois and Minnesota will get together at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis with the goal of finally breaking through in the conference win column. Both the Fighting Illini and Golden Gophers enter this game 0-3 in Big Ten play,...
Chip Minnich
1 month ago
Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma Sooners Football
With half of the 2017 college football season completed, it’s time to hand out some hardware in the form of midseason All-America selections. This list is likely to look drastically different by December, but the players honored and mentioned...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Saquon Barkley, Penn State Nittany Lions Football
Week 8 of the 2017 college football season features plenty of intriguing matchups, as conference play and league showdowns go into full effect in mid-October, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Trace McSorley, Penn State Nittany Lions Football
The 2017 college football season has reached the halfway point in the Big Ten, and it’s time to hand out midseason awards and make a few predictions for the second half of the year. With Ohio State, Penn State and Wisconsin each ranked inside...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
College Football Top 25: Jake Browning, Washington Huskies Football
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The seventh weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
UCF Knights Football
Alternate uniforms and helmets are a big part of every team’s wardrobe throughout any season. While there’s nothing wrong with traditional uniforms and helmets, a different look is never a bad thing. And over the last few years, it...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
J.T. Barrett, Ohio State Buckeyes Football
Week 7 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. Upsets filled the Week 7 slate, including two on Friday night, as Washington State lost to California, and Syracuse knocked off Clemson...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma Sooners Football
Week 7 of the 2017 college football season features conference play and league showdowns among top 25 teams, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the seventh weekend of action. The Week 7 slate is a...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Janarion Grant
Coming off a bye week, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights travel to Champaign, Illinois, to try and build some positive momentum for the second half of the 2017 college football season. This will mark the fourth time Rutgers has played Illinois, with the...
Chip Minnich
1 month ago
College Football Top 25: Auburn Tigers Football
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The sixth weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Jim Harbaugh, Michigan Wolverines Football
Week 6 of the college football season is in the books, and the latest Associated Press (AP) poll and top 25 rankings were released on Sunday. These rankings reflect the first six weeks of action as the season heads...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Alternate Uniform
Alternate uniforms and helmets are a big part of every team’s wardrobe throughout any season. While there’s nothing wrong with traditional uniforms and helmets, a different look is never a bad thing. And over the last few years, it...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Matt Campbell, Iowa State Cyclones Football
Week 6 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. Iowa State upset Oklahoma in Norman to knock the Sooners from the ranks of the unbeaten. Michigan also suffered its first loss of...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
James Blackman, Florida State Seminoles Football
Week 6 of the 2017 college football season features conference play and league showdowns among top 25 teams, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the sixth weekend of action. The Week 6 slate begins on...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Noah Fant
The Illinois Fighting Illini and Iowa Hawkeyes both enter Saturday's contest looking to play catch-up in the Big Ten standings. The Illini dropped a home game last Friday night against a Nebraska team that many thought was ripe for an upset....
J.P. Scott
1 month ago
College Football Top 25: Ohio State Buckeyes Football
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The fifth weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Sam Darnold, USC Trojans Football
Week 5 of the college football season is in the books, and the latest Associated Press (AP) poll and top 25 rankings were released on Sunday. These rankings reflect the first five weeks of action as the season heads...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Bryce Love, Stanford Cardinal Football
Week 5 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. Washington State upset USC on Friday night, Georgia and Auburn crushed conference foes for key SEC wins, and Clemson improved to 5...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Trace McSorley
A week after an exhilarating road win in Big Ten play, Penn State returns home for another Big Ten matchup with Indiana. Penn State will be paying tribute to the past with a unique uniform design taking various elements from the program's...
Kevin McGuire
1 month ago
College Football Picks: Kelly Bryant, Clemson Tigers Football
Week 5 of the 2017 college football season features conference play and league showdowns among top 25 teams, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the fifth weekend of action. The Week 5 slate begins on...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Mike Riley
The future of the Nebraska program remains in question as the Cornhuskers look to go 2-0 in Big Ten play to regain some confidence after a rough start to the season. Nebraska heads to Illinois for some Friday night football in the Big Ten in the...
Kevin McGuire
1 month ago
NCAA Top 25
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The fourth weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
College Football Top 25: Nick Chubb, Georgia Bulldogs Football
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The fourth weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Saquon Barkley, Penn State Nittany Lions Football
Week 4 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. Penn State, Alabama, USC and Oklahoma picked up key road wins in conference play. Additionally, Week 4 featured a couple of...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Josh Rosen, UCLA Bruins Football
Week 4 of the 2017 college football season features a few non-conference matchups and league showdowns among top 25 teams, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the fourth weekend of action. The Week...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago

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