Illini Football

Linebacker Shaq Thompson #7 (with ball) of the Washington Huskies is congratulated by teammates after returning an interception for a touchdown in the first quarter against the Illinois Fighting Illini on September 13, 2014 at Husky Stadium in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Shaq Gets Best Of Fighting Illini

Linebacker Thompson scores 2 TDs in 44-19 rout



Former Adams County Prosecutor Indicted For Wife’s Murder

Ex Adams County assistant state’s attorney Curtis Lovelace charged in 2006 death.


A view of the west entrance of the stadium prior to the game between the Washington Huskies and the Eastern Washington Eagles on September 6, 2014 at Husky Stadium in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Illinois Takes Unbeaten Record to Washington

Tim Beckman’s team could become one of only five Illini squads to begin 3-0 in last 25 years.


Wes Lunt file photo (Getty/ Christian Petersen)

Illinois Comes Back For 42-34 Win

Quarterback Wes Lunt throws for 456 yards as Illinois tops Western Kentucky


Getty/Jonathan Daniel file photo

Illinois Survives Youngstown St. Scare

Twenty-one of the Illini’s 28 points came in 4th quarter


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Illinois Turns To Wes Lunt in 2014

New QB is a transfer from Oklahoma State who grew up in Illini territory.


A new University of Illinois alternate logo was unveiled on April 16, 2014  (photo: fighting

Illinois Shows Off New-Look Uniforms, Logo

Illini athletics worked with Nike in developing eye-catching look.


Juice Williams #7 of the Illinois Fighting Illini throws a pass during the game against the Cincinnati Bearcats at Nippert Stadium on November 27, 2009 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Illinois Adds Juice Williams to Football Staff

Former Illini QB says he’s looking forward to recruiting & reaching out to alumni.


#55 Houston Batesof Illinois assists on a tackle against Ohio State on November 16, 2013 (Getty/Jonathan Daniel)

Illinois LB Leaving School Early

Houston Bates wants to go back home to Louisiana to finish career.


Memorial Stadium on November 16, 2013 in Champaign, Illinois. Getty/Jonathan Daniel

Illini vs. Jayhawks In Football Home & Home

Illinois & Kansas agree to schedule games in 2023, 2024




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