Know the Foe: Purdue Boilermakers

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

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Illinois Football vs South Florida, Preview and Key Players

Illinois football travels to a stadium that is incredibly familiar to the program and many of those involved with the team: Chicago Illinois’ very own Soldier Field. They make the trip up to Chicago to face the Bulls of the University of South Florida, in a rematch from last year’s non-conference game in which the … Continue reading Illinois Football vs South Florida, Preview and Key Players

Game Preview: Illinois Football vs Western Illinois

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

Game Preview: Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Kent State Golden Flashes

In just a few short hours, Illini football fans will finally get what they have been anxiously waiting for: Illinois Football will be back. Fans will once again return to Memorial Stadium with happy, hopeful attitudes, as the Illini football team will once again take the field.Of course, with the return of Illini football comes … Continue reading Game Preview: Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Kent State Golden Flashes

Illini Scoops Staff football predictions and season keys

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

Athletic, Quick Florida Defensive End Seth Coleman announces commitment to Illini Football

Lovie Smith and the Illinois Fighting Illini Football staff received another commitment today out of what is quickly becoming a flowing pipeline for the coaching staff from Florida. The Illini staff gained the commitment of yet another prospect out of the Sunshine State in defensive end Seth Coleman, from Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy in Melbourne, … Continue reading Athletic, Quick Florida Defensive End Seth Coleman announces commitment to Illini Football