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And the new head coach of the Illinois Fighting Illini football team is….

Posted by on Jan 4, 2012 | 0 comments

Tim Beckman, that’s right Tim Beckman. For those of you who don’t know who he is, I will give you some background. For the last three seasons (2009-2011), Beckman was the head coach for the University Of Toledo. There he lead the Rockets to back to back 8 win seasons in 2010 and 2011. They also made back to back bowl game appearances during that span. They lost the 2010 Little...

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Bye the Bye: Bears Rest Up (for Playoff Run?)

Posted by on Oct 26, 2011 | 0 comments

Wisely, the players in the Chicago Bears locker room avoided making the obvious connections on Sunday after an absolute dog of a 24-18 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Nostalgia, déjà vu, the phrase “remember last year?” None hold a place with this team. Yes, in 2010 the Bears entered the bye with a 4-3 record. Yes, they shored up protection issues during the week off, and corrected Mike...

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