This past College Football season for the Illinois Football program was all about growth. The team started many freshman at skill positions and the hope was that stars would emerge through the struggle. Although red-shirt freshman wide receiver Edwin Carter only played in one game last year, I think it is fair to say that … Continue reading Illinois WR Edwin Carter is making an unthinkable recovery from last year’s season ending injury
It was another big weekend for Illinois Football in Champaign, IL. just maybe not in the same exact way as the previous weekend. The annual Illinois Spring football game took place and was a spectacle in itself. While the game provided Illini fans with a glimpse of what they might see in the fall, all … Continue reading 2020 3-Star WR Nae’Saan Dickerson Takes An Unofficial Visit to Champaign
The Fighting Illini mens basketball team finished up it's season for the the second year in a row with a losing record. That can be disheartening to some, but for others, like Trent Frazier he sees growth and an abundance of talent ready to blossom in the seasons ahead. I admire Trents work ethic and … Continue reading One on one With Trent Frazier
A Storm is Coming The 2018-2019 season has been an emotional roller coaster for not only the team but the best fan base in the country. Having spoken to certain players' families during the rough stretch, I was moved by how much they believed this group would turn it around. It's not just about nepotism … Continue reading The State of Fighting Illini Basketball
The Class of 2019 for Illinois football brings a rare bright spot for the Illinois Revenue Athletics Program, and renewed hope for the future.
At the conclusion of the 2018 season, with bad defense and a lull in recruiting, it seemed that the term Littyville had come and gone like Halley's Comet. But, in the week before Christmas, Lovie Smith's Illini have gotten better. Much better. And for the first time since Ron Zook's Illini started 6-0 in 2011, … Continue reading Excitement in Littyville
The Illinois Fighting Illini and the Missouri Tigers will face off yet again at the Enterprise Center in Saint Louis, Missouri for the annual Braggin' Rights game. This series first began in the 1980's with the Illini winning the matchup 84-62. Since then there have been some fantastic games like the 108-107 triple-overtime game where … Continue reading Illinois Looks to Win its 6th Straight in the Annual Braggin’ Rights Game against the Missouri Tigers