3:49 PM EDT, Sat August 23, 2014
Illinois Fighting Illini Rumors & News
Belleville News Democrat 12 hours ago
It was all but a given that Illinois would name Wes Lunt its starting quarterback. What is less certain is the quality of the players around the transfer from Oklahoma…
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Aug 22, 2014
Offensive coordinator, new QB want to light up the scoreboard, take pressure off defense.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Aug 21, 2014
Arm strength gives redshirt sophomore the edge.
Belleville News Democrat Aug 20, 2014
Illinois coach Tim Beckman has named Wes Lunt as starting quarterback, making official what Illini fans have long expected.
Chicago Colleges Blog | ESPN Chicago Aug 20, 2014
In what has to be one of the least surprising resolutions ever to a quarterback competition, Illinois has named Wes Lunt as its starter for the 2014 season opener against Youngstown State next Saturday. Head coach Tim Beckman made the announcement after Wednesday's practice. Oh, sure, the Illini officially held a three-way competition for the job this offseason, with Reilly O'Toole and Aaron Bailey pushing Lunt. O'Toole, a senior, had the experience edge and played very well at times this spring.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Aug 20, 2014
RANTOUL, ILL. • Eight days at Camp Rantoul ended Monday night with a rehearsal of plays that are often football afterthoughts.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Aug 19, 2014
Outstanding scrimmage Saturday night might have won him the job.
Quad-City Times Aug 18, 2014
Coach: Tim Beckman, 6-18 entering third season, 27-34 entering sixth year overall
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Aug 17, 2014
Commentary • Last season’s unit was inexperienced and allowed 481.5 yards and 35.4 points per game.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Aug 16, 2014
Illini scrimmage could decide which candidate suits up in coveted starting role.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Aug 14, 2014
RANTOUL, ILL. • Despite the inordinate amount of attention being paid to the search for a starting quarterback, the most indispensable player on the Illini football team will not line up under center.
Belleville News Democrat Aug 13, 2014
Wins have been scarce in Jon Davis' first three seasons at Illinois, just 13 in all. Seven of those came his freshman year.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Aug 13, 2014
Scrimmage does little to clarify who will be the starter.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Aug 12, 2014
Beckman was hoping for hotter weather to get team ready for early games.