Found April 04, 2013 on Diehardsport:
This is easily one of the coolest ideas I’ve seen from a college football team.  On Wednesday afternoon, the Illinois Fighting Illini invited students out to watch a live scrimmage and gave them free pizza.  When the scrimmage was over, three lucky students were given the opportunity to kick a field goal.  All three students made the kicks with the players cheering them on, and the celebration with the students after the kicks seemed very genuine. Student Practice will get students on the field during scrimmage to see it live!Also bring your skills because 3 will kick FG’s w team! — Tim Beckman (@coachbeckman) April 3, 2013 This was a great gesture for an important part of your fan base. [YouTube]

Update on Illinois Assembly Hall renovation plans (video)

Illinois Fighting Illini basketball celebrated the 50th anniversary of Assembly Hall (the REAL Assembly Hall, unlike the one where the Hoosiers play, which came second, Champaign’s Assembly Hall came first) by squeaking by Big Ten doormat Nebraska 72-65 and unveiling the Assembly Hall renovation plans during the final Illini home game . A video showed CGI visualizations of what...
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