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5 Players On The Spot In Week 6

Posted 10.05.2013 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post Let's take a look at some players that will be vital to the success of their teams on Saturday. Illinois ...

Price Leads No. 19 Washington Past Illini, 34-24

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 11.15.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Keith Price threw for 342 yards and two touchdowns, Bishop Sankey ran for a career-high 208 yards and No. 19 Washington got a rare roa...

No. 6 Buckeyes Roll Over Illinois

AP | RUSTY MILLER | Posted 01.03.2013 | Sports

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The combination of Carlos Hyde and Braxton Miller was more than enough for No. 6 Ohio State. Hyde rushed for 137 yards and thr...

WATCH: Ref Really, Really Doesn't Want 'High-Five'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.09.2012 | Sports

With the competency and professionalism of referees and umpires not exactly at all-time highs, the back judge in the Big Ten matchup between Illinois ...

PSU Opens Big Ten With Blowout Win

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 11.29.2012 | Sports

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Matt McGloin threw for 211 yards and a touchdown and ran for two more scores to lead Penn State to a 35-7 win over Illinois Sa...

Illini Torched

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 09.23.2012 | Sports

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Louisiana Tech turned six Illinois turnovers and a 284-yard, four-touchdown night from quarterback Colby Cameron into a 52-24 road ...

49ers Grab Illinois Star Receiver

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 06.26.2012 | Sports

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Just for fun, general manager Trent Baalke wrote A.J. Jenkins' name on a piece of paper and put it in an envelope. If all...

Ron Zook Fired As Illinois Football Coach

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 01.27.2012 | Sports

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Illinois coach Ron Zook was fired Sunday after the Illini followed a 6-0 start to this season with a six-game losing streak. ...

JoePa Reaches Milestone In Penn State's 10-7 Win

AP | By GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 12.29.2011 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- In bright white letters against a blue background, the electronic sign boards around Beaver Stadium took note of another milesto...

College RB Suspended For Cheap Shot

AP | Posted 12.03.2011 | Sports

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- No. 19 Illinois has suspended sophomore linebacker Jonathan Brown for Saturday's game at Indiana after he appeared to intentionally...

Illinois Overcomes Northwestern In Furious Finish

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 12.01.2011 | Sports

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Northwestern quarterback Dan Persa threatened to steal the show, but Illinois' Nathan Scheelhaase owned the last act. Scheelh...

College Football Lineman Arrested

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Illinois offensive lineman Hugh Thornton was arrested over the weekend following a fight at a bar and may not play this weeken...

Illinois Lineman In Trouble After Arrest

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Illinois has indefinitely suspended defensive lineman Michael Buchanan after he was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving o...

Northwestern Beats Illinois, Locks Up Bowl Bid

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Mike Kafka threw for 305 yards and a touchdown and ran for another score and Sherrick McManis made a last-minute interception ...

Illinois Benches QB Juice Williams, Eddie McGee New Starter

ESPN Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After a 1-3 start, Illinois has decided to make a change at quarterback. Senior Juice Williams has been benched in favor of junior Eddie McGee for th...

Illinois Falls To Purdue 24-14 As Illini Remain Winless In Big Ten

AP | CLIFF BRUNT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Joey Elliott passed for 166 yards and ran for 62 yards and a touchdown, and Purdue beat Illinois 24-14 Saturday to avoid ...

Illinois Falls To Michigan State 24-14 As Quarterback Switch Backfires

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Keith Nichol threw for 179 yards in his first start to lead Michigan State to a 24-14 win over Illinois on Saturday. Larry Ca...