The Illinois Fighting Illini look to move to 2-0 on the young season as they face the Georgetown Hoyas. Nate Williamson gives his keys to the game, inside.
Location: West Lafayette, IN. Mascot: The Boilermakers 2017 Record: 7-6 The Breakdown: The Purdue Boilermakers (2-3) enter this game having won their previous two contests and are looking to keep the winning momentum going against the Illini. It was a rough start for Purdue's 2018 season as they fell to Northwestern in their first game … Continue reading Know the Foe: Purdue Boilermakers
Saturday, the Illinois Fighting Illini Football team comes back to Champaign to take the field looking to win two Big Ten Conference games in a row for the first time in years, after they’ve looked promising so far to start the season. Lovie and co will square off against one of their two rivals from … Continue reading Game Preview: Illinois Football vs Purdue
Illinois Fighting Illini fan-base, and the program as a whole, was shocked at Lovie Smith’s announcement that fan-favorite wide receiver Mike Dudek suffered a season-ending injury for the third time in his collegiate career. Not only did Illinois lose a fan-favorite receiver, but they lost one of the most promising receiving prospects the Illini have … Continue reading Illini Dudek Out: Who Gets the Targets?
Any time a smaller, in-state school goes against the state’s flagship university, it’s bound to be a big deal to both schools. The same type of situation can be expected Saturday night when the Western Illinois Leatherbacks football team will travel to Champaign-Urbana to take on the Illinois Fighting Illini. (6:30 p.m., BTN) Last Week: … Continue reading Game Preview: Illinois Football vs Western Illinois
We’re just days away from the beginning of the 2018 Illinois Fighting Illini Football season, and we here at Illini Scoops are just as excited as you guys are. That being said, how will the Illini Football team fare as compared to last year, going winless in the Big Ten? With a freshly upgraded roster … Continue reading Illini Scoops Staff football predictions and season keys
Illiniscoops' Nate Williamson (@NateJWSports) recently got to talk to Illini Freshmen and Offensive Lineman Jordyn Slaughter (@Slaughter66_). He sat down to talk about what it has been like getting accustomed to living life as an Illinois football player. He also asked him to introduce himself to fans on a personal basis, and about the progress … Continue reading Illini Scoops Freshman Spotlight Series: Jordyn Slaughter