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Defense Making Plays at Training Camp

URBANA, Ill. – The Fighting Illini were back at it Wednesday night on the U of I Campus Recreation Practice Fields for the 14th practice of training camp. It was the third straight day of six scheduled practices this week.
Fighting Illini Aug 15, 2017

Competition Heating Up at Training Camp

URBANA, Ill. – The Fighting Illini bounced back for another afternoon session at the Campus Recreation Practice Fields for the 13th practice of training camp. It was the first of second of practices this week that mark the final open practices of camp.
Fighting Illini Aug 14, 2017

Illini Return to the Practice Fields

URBANA, Ill. – The Fighting Illini were back Monday at the Campus Recreation Practice Fields for the 12th practice of training camp. It was the first of six practice this week that mark the final open practices of camp.
Fighting Illini Aug 12, 2017

Scrimmage Highlights Saturday Morning Practice

URBANA, Ill. – After an off day on Friday, the Fighting Illini returned to the Campus Recreation Practice Fields refreshed on Saturday morning. And it was a good thing, too, as the Orange and Blue practiced for nearly three hours, including a 100+ play non-tackle scrimmage.
Fighting Illini Aug 9, 2017

Illini Turn Up Intensity at Training Camp

The Fighting Illini returned to the Campus Recreation Practice Fields Wednesday evening for an intense, spirited session.
Fighting Illini Aug 9, 2017

Illini NFL Coaching Experience Second to None

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – The 2017 Fighting Illini football coaching staff, led by Lovie Smith, is loaded with experience from both the NFL and college levels. In fact, the Illini staff's 56 seasons of combined NFL head and assistant coach experience is the most in college football in 2017, ahead of UCLA (45), Michigan (40), Baylor (38) and Alabama (34). It marks the second straight year the Illinois staff boasts the most NFL experience.
Allegretti fills role as Illini’s rock

Allegretti fills role as Illini’s rock

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. • Nagging injuries have already shuffled the deck on the Illini offensive line. But continuity has come from the steady and versatile play of Nick Allegretti.
Illini defense shines as second week of camp opens

Illini defense shines as second week of camp opens

CHAMPAIGN, ILL. • Defense won the day Monday as Illini football training camp moved into its second week.
Fighting Illini Aug 7, 2017

Football Gets Back to Work

After an off day on Sunday, the Fighting Illini returned to the Campus Recreation Practice Fields for a spirited session in full pads on Monday afternoon.
Fighting Illini Aug 7, 2017

2017 Illinois Football Record Book

The 2017 Illinois Football Record Book contains player and coach bios, stats, records, Fighting Illini football history and more!
Illini receivers draw praise

Illini receivers draw praise

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. • After six practices at Illini training camp, there is a growing sense that the best players on this team may be too young to prove it yet.
Fighting Illini Aug 5, 2017

Illini Strap on Full Pads for Twilight Practice

The Fighting Illini strapped on full pads for the first time Saturday night for the sixth Training Camp practice. The Orange and Blue were on the Campus Recreation Fields for 2.5 hours of work in front of a good crowd of Illini faithful on a perfect evening for football.
Illini defensive end ready to play at last

Illini defensive end ready to play at last

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. • Illinois defensive end Sean Adesanya looks the part. He hasn’t played it.
Fighting Illini Aug 4, 2017

Illini Football Training Camp Day 5

The Fighting Illini football team practiced in shells (shoulder pads) and shorts for the third straight day on a cool, windy afternoon on the Campus Recreation Fields, putting on a show for a good crowd of Illini faithful at practice No. 5 of 2017 Training Camp.
Fighting Illini Aug 3, 2017

Illini Football Training Camp Day 4

The Fighting Illini football team had to endure a 48-minute weather delay but still managed to get over two hours of quality work in on Thursday at the U of I Campus Recreation Fields. The squad practiced in shells (shoulder pads) and shorts for the second straight day at Training Camp practice No. 4.

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