Posted August 07, 2013 on
Illinois guard Ted Karras discusses the offensive line and more following practice on Day Two of fall camp.

Illinois Football Preview: Can Scheelhaase's swan song be a happy one?

  Yesterday we took a look at the defense and as bleak as that picture was, the offense was it’s equal in 2012. However, we aren’t here to re-hash what went down last year and that’s as much because it’s painful as it is pointless. Why pointless? That’s because the co-offensive coordinator experiment from last season is thankfully over. Illini fans and...

No. 96 Illinois Fighting Illini season preview

No. 96 Illinois Fighting Illini (2-10) Coach Tim Beckman (second season, 2-10 at Illinois, 23-26 overall)Returning Starters: 14, 9 offense, 4 defense, 1 special teams Recruiting Rank: 46 Strength of Schedule: 14 The Illinois Fighting Illini were hopeful in coach Tim Beckman's first year as head coach, but the school went from winning the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl to finishing...

Illinois Football Preview: Nowhere to go up but for defense in 2013

  If it weren’t for a good pass defense the 2012 version of the Illini may have well give up an average of 40 points a game and I’m not joking. This team had two NFL draft picks starting on the line and still couldn’t generate a pass rush to save their lives (21 sacks to rank 10th in conference). The good news could be that there are few returning starters...

Countdown to Kickoff: Illinois Edition

We continue our week long look at everything Illini football for the 2013 season today with another edition of our "Countdown to Kickoff" podcast series. This week we spoke with Robert from to get his perspective on all things Illini.  Topis discussed include living in football purgatory, Nathan Scheelhaase and his crazy career at Illinois so...

IPTV: Mason Monheim

Illinois sophomore linebacker Mason Monheim gives his thoughts on fall camp...

IPTV: Austin Teitsma

Illinois defensive lineman Austin Teitsma discusses the first week of fall camp...

IPTV: Donovonn Young on Day One

Illinois tailback Donovonn Young discusses the dynamic he and Josh Ferguson provide the Illini backfield.
Fighting Illini News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.