Know the Foe: Penn State Nittany Lions

Location: University Park, Pennsylvania Mascot: The Nittany Lion 2017 Record: 11-2 The Breakdown: Penn State University, in my opinion, is the most impressive B1G Ten football program over the last 1-2 years. When Head Coach James Franklin was hired from Vanderbilt University in 2014, many Penn State fans were less than impressed. Fast forward 5-6 … Continue reading Know the Foe: Penn State Nittany Lions

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Know the Foe: Western Illinois Leathernecks

Location: Macomb, Illinois Mascot: Rocky the Bulldog 2017 Record: 8-4 The Breakdown: A year later, after making the FCS playoffs, the Western Illinois fan-base has low expectations for their team which lost a loaded senior class. Despite the low expectations, many individuals in the fan base we're gut punched by a late Montana State FG … Continue reading Know the Foe: Western Illinois Leathernecks

5 things we learned from the Illinois football scrimmage this weekend

Illini Scoops, Ryan Evan, was one among many Illinois media members who attended the Illinois football scrimmage on Saturday. The turnout was what one would expect for a preseason event of the Illinois football program. There was an ample amount of fans showing their support for their team despite Memorial Stadium looking rather empty. This … Continue reading 5 things we learned from the Illinois football scrimmage this weekend

Update on “High Ceiling” 2020 5* Guard DJ Steward

The past couple of weeks has been rough for the Illinois fanbase losing out on supposed locks, Kahlil Whitney and Terrence Shannon Jr. There has been a cloud of negativity surrounding Illinois basketball recruiting as a result. Illini fans are hoping things are going to go a full 180 in the 2019 and 2020 classes. … Continue reading Update on “High Ceiling” 2020 5* Guard DJ Steward

Illini Scoops Freshman Spotlight Series: Reuben Unije

It's August and that means we are about a month away from the college football season kicking off. The biggest question for Illini football is whether the offense will improve from last year. Yes, the quarterback position will be a major factor in this but the quarterback will need a strong offensive line. An important … Continue reading Illini Scoops Freshman Spotlight Series: Reuben Unije

Illini Scoops Freshman Spotlight Series: Calvin Avery

Illini Scoops presents its second article in the “Illini Scoops freshman Spotlight Series”. This series will be about getting to know your Illini football and Illini men’s basketball newcomers. It will feature interviews about the player themselves, a review/prediction on how the player might impact the Illini team respectively, etc. This article will focus on … Continue reading Illini Scoops Freshman Spotlight Series: Calvin Avery