Originally posted on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 11/16/11
Ron Zook and the Illinois football Fighting Illini thought they were world beaters after a 6-0 start to the 2011 season. But, a look back and you'll realize that they beat St. Mary's of the Blind (Arkansas State), Putzville U. (South Dakota State), Western Michigan and two of the three worst Big Ten teams. Since then, the Zookers have lost four straight to Ohio State, Purdue, Penn State and Michigan leading to questions about Zook's job security. Zook, once known to be a very good ($) recruiter at both Florida and Illinois, has felt the pressure of the four straight losses. They must beat either Wisconsin or an improving Minnesota team to finish above .500.  Zook's job security has become the a focus in Champaign, so much so that he's sick of being asked about it. In his weekly presser, he tried to deflect questions away from his poor job and towards his team. “This thing’s about our football team… it’s not about me, it’s not about my future,” Zook explained. “If you feel compel...
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