2:06 AM EDT, Sat August 29, 2015
Chicago Tribune 8 hours ago

What's next for the Foundering Illini after Tim Beckman firing?

I used to view Tim Beckman as a likable goofball, a hyper-positive, cliche-spewing caricature of a football coach. Will Ferrell could not have impersonated one any better.

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Chicago Tribune 5 hours ago

Tre Roberson, Illinois State want more after near-miss in FCS title game

For Illinois State quarterback Tre Roberson, time eased the pain of last season's last-minute loss to North Dakota State in the national championship game.
Quad-City Times 7 hours ago
Illini fires Beckman 1 week ahead of opener

Illini fires Beckman 1 week ahead of opener

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Earlier this week, Mike Thomas got a look at the preliminary findings of an external investigation into the Illini football program. After reading it, he said he was, “shocke…
Chicago Tribune 10 hours ago

Doesn't Illinois AD Mike Thomas need to go too?

Mike Thomas is next, right?
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 10 hours ago
Gordon: Beckman leaves massive mess at Illinois

Gordon: Beckman leaves massive mess at Illinois

Illinois fired football coach Tim Beckman after an investigation verified player claims of medical mistreatment. So that once-proud program will have to hit the restart button after this season.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 11 hours ago
Illinois fires football coach Tim Beckman one week before opener

Illinois fires football coach Tim Beckman one week before opener

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. • Illinois has fired football coach Tim Beckman one week before the start of the season, citing preliminary results of an investigation into allegations of player mistreatment …
Chicago Tribune 11 hours ago

Former Illinois football coach Tim Beckman

Former Illinois head football coach Tim Beckman.
Chicago Tribune 11 hours ago

Illinois fires head football coach Tim Beckman

The University of Illinois has fired football coach Tim Beckman, one week before the start of the 2015 season.
Illinois fires Beckman as opener nears

Illinois fires Beckman as opener nears

‘Shocked’ athletics director cites investigation; coach calls allegations ‘utterly false.'
Illinois basketball dealing with personnel issues

Illinois basketball dealing with personnel issues

CHAMPAIGN, ILL. • Leron Black is much improved, Darius Paul is gone, Jalen Coleman-Lands is on hold and point guard remains a puzzle yet to be solved.

Illinois weighing options at point guard after Tracy Abrams injury

Illinois point guard Tracy Abrams will appeal to the NCAA for a medical hardship waiver in hopes of getting a sixth season in Champaign after back-to-back season-ending knee injuries. That could benefit the Illini's future.

Living up to family name drives Illinois' Teddy Karras

To fulfill a family tradition, Teddy Karras knew he could not be small. He couldn't even be average-sized. To keep alive a legacy, he had to be large.
Chicago Tribune Aug 26, 2015

Illini athletes tested positive for drugs 65 times: report

Athletes at the University of Illinois tested positive for banned drugs 65 times during the 2014-2015 school year, more than any other year in at least a decade, according to a newspaper report published Wednesday.
Illini are thin at defensive line

Illini are thin at defensive line

Injuries have hit promising group hard.

Foot injury may sideline Illinois' Teko Powell for the season

CHAMPAIGN - On the first day of preseason practice, Illinois coach Tim Beckman tweeted a photo of Teko Powell standing next to a banner that read, "Rize Higher," and expressed optimism for the junior defensive tackle.

Fighting Illini Player News

  • Reggie Corbin

    Reggie Corbin

    Illinois backup running back Reggie Corbin lost for season