Tag: Illinois Fighting Illini

Matt Fink Transfer Decision: USC QB Heading To Big Ten

Former USC quarterback Matt Fink has made his transfer decision. According to a report from Brady McCollough of the Los Angeles Times, the former...

Illinois Football Players Accused Of Stealing Deer Sculpture

Two members of the Illinois football program have been charged with theft after admitting to taking a deer statue from a park on campus...

Illinois vs. USF Live Stream, Start Time, Odds & TV Info

Illinois vs. USF live stream, start time, betting odds and TV information for Friday's game between the Fighting Illini and Bulls. Week 3 of the...

Ex-Illinois Football Player Settles Abuse Claim For $250,000

The Illinois football program has settled its lawsuit with Simon Cvijanovic, the player who claimed abuse in 2015. His compliant complaint was one of the...

Illinois Football: Lovie Smith Addresses Armed Robbery Incident

Illinois football coach Lovie Smith hasn't had the easiest beginning to his tenure as head coach for the Fighting Illini. After finishing the season 3-9,...

Illinois Football Player Charged With Home Invasion, Armed Robbery

Illinois football player Darta Lee is in trouble with the law. Early Wednesday morning, Scout.com reported the sophomore offensive lineman was arrested and booked on charges...

Illinois Basketball: Top Recruit Jeremiah Tilmon Released From NLI

The Illinois basketball program will not have the top member of its Class of 2017. On Tuesday, it was announced that Jeremiah Tilmon has been...

Illinois Basketball: Head Coach John Groce Gets Fired

John Groce is the Illinois basketball coach no more. On Saturday, the university announced the Fighting Illini head coach has been relieved of his duties...

Illinois basketball lands five-star recruit Jeremiah Tilmon

The Illinois basketball program received some great news on Thursday afternoon when five-star recruit Jeremiah Tilmon announced he would be joining the Fighting Illini. University...

Ellie Ordonez overcame four ACL injuries to play for Illinois

If you don't know the story of Ellie Ordonez, you should. The Illinois senior battled her way back from four ACL injuries to eventually achieve...

Illinois cancels future games vs. Northwestern at Soldier Field

The Illinois Fighting Illini have decided against future neutral site games with Northwestern at Soldier Field. Instead of playing Northwestern at Soldier Field, the Fighting...

Video: Ref rules obvious touchdown for Illinois as a touchback

Lovie Smith and his Illinois Fighting Illinois have had a difficult season. Earlier in the year, reporters were asking Smith if he felt he...

Illinois honors the loss of Michigan State punter Mike Sadler

In advance of a game against Michigan State this week, Illinois has donated an autographed jersey in memory of former punter Mike Sadler,who was...

Illinois drops hype video for Michigan State game

Ahead of Saturday's Big Ten clash between the Illinois and Michigan State, the Fighting Illini took to social media to drum up some last-minute...

Illinois receiver Malik Turner placed in concussion protocol

Illinois Fighting Illini headcoach Lovie Smith confirmed that his leading wide receiver Malik Turner has been placed in the concussion protocol for the upcoming...

Minnesota DB Duke McGhee delivers brutal hit, Illinois WR leaves game...

The NCAA continues to crack down on hits it feels are too dangerous to remain legal. Defensive back for the Minnesota Golden Gophers Duke...

Lovie Smith responds to question at press conference: Are you freaking...

The Illinois Fighting Illini have fallen to 1-4 under head coach Lovie Smith. While the coach is not in a "hot seat," per se,...

Illinois announces $132 million renovation project for Memorial Stadium

On Monday, the University of Illinois athletic department announced the continuation of the Illinois Renaissance project. The latest addition is a $132 million renovation project...