Illinois Football: Top 5 Illini targets from Trinity Catholic

The Illinois football team is on the verge of having a great class of 2019. Two players have already signed up to play football for Lovie Smith and the Illini in 2019. Those two players are Marquez Beason and Griffin Moore. Beason was...
Via Writing Illini
2 days ago

Illinois Football: Griffin Moore commitment to Illini is under the radar

On Friday, the Illinois football team added another member to the class of 2019. Griffin Moore took to Twitter to announce has committed to play football for Lovie Smith and the Illini. He now makes the second commitment in the last...
Via Writing Illini
3 days ago

Preps recruiting: Illinois adds first 2019 in-state commitment

Bloomington two star ranked tight end Griffin Moore (6-foot-4, 225 pounds) decided to give Illinois and head coach Lovie Smith his early verbal commitment. 
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago

B1G School Receives Prediction For Five-Star ATH Isaiah Williams

Many believe that Isaiah Williams is the top athlete in the 2019 class. Williams, who stars at QB for Trinity HS in Kansas City, has seen several crystal balls go in favor of Illinois recently: Lovie Smith and Illinois hired Cory Patterson, who was the head coach at Trinity, to be its TE coach, this past offseason.
Via Diehardsport
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lovie Smith Media Interview 2/26/18

Illinois football head coach Lovie Smith met with the media on Monday, Feb. 26, and talked about new Illini coaches Austin Clark (1:00) and Gill Byrd (1:50), and touched on Spring Ball, which starts next week (5:20).

WATCH: Lovie Smith February Signing Day Press Conference 2/7/18

Lovie Smith recaps the 2018 February NLI signing period. Signing Day Central: http://fightingillini.com/signingday
Via Illinois Fighting Illini Athletics
February 07, 2018  |  Discuss

By hiring Matt Nagy, the Bears finally broke tradition

The Chicago Bears introduced a new coach on Tuesday. And at this time, nobody knows if he will be successful or not. But at least he’s not what the Bears typically hire. He’s not robotic like Dick Jauron, a bore like Lovie Smith, strange like Marc Trestman or lackluster like John Fox.I was sure Minnesota offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur would be the Bears’ selection. He was considered...
Via The Sports Post
January 13, 2018  |  Discuss

WATCH: Illinois' Tito Odenigbo ejected for throwing flag back at official

It’s been a rough season for the Illinois Fighting Illini, who haven’t been able to stay in many fights and had just two wins heading into Week 13. During Saturday’s game against Northwestern, Tito Odenigbo got sick and tired of being pushed around by the Wildcats and pushed back.Only, instead of pushing back at his opponent, Odenigbo pushed back against the officials. He ended up...
Via Sportsnaut
November 25, 2017  |  Discuss

15 college football coaches on the hot seat

It’s late enough in the college football season that we can begin wondering just how much leeway will be given to some of the nation’s most notable coaches. In some instances, those at both big and small schools alike are coaching for their futures. Some can still save themselves, while for others, it’s probably going to be too little, too late.Here is a list of the 15 college football...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 24, 2017  |  Discuss

How do you figure the Chicago Bears?

What’s up with the Chicago Bears? They appear to be the Jekyll and Hyde version of the former Monsters of the Midway.They take the defending NFC Champion Atlanta Falcons down to the wire on opening weekend. Then they get mauled by Tampa Bay in Week 2. They follow that with a win over the Pittsburgh Steelers—a preseason Super Bowl favorite—only to lay another egg on Thursday Night...
Via The Sports Post
October 03, 2017  |  Discuss

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