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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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Zook Gets The Hook; Hello D-Rose (and T.O. Too?)

Posted by on Nov 30, 2011 | 0 comments

Well, we were hoping the unthinkable wouldn’t happen but it did. The Illinois Fighting Illini football program completed one of it’s worst seasons in school history. They started the season 6-0 with high hopes and a lot of promise. But they finished the season 0-6, their worst losing streak since the 2006 season when they lost 7 in a row. After Illinois lost their first 4 games, rumors about Ron...

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It’s Do or Die Time For Zook and Illini

Posted by on Nov 25, 2011 | 0 comments

On the final week of college football’s regular season, the Illinois Fighting Illini football team has their backs against the wall. The 2011 season began with promise. After winning the Texas Bowl to finish the 2010 season on a high note, the Illini kicked it into high gear in the offseason. When the 2011 spring football program took place this year, there was a lot of buzz and excitement for...

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Joe Pa May Not Be The Last Big Ten Coach To Exit

Posted by on Nov 15, 2011 | 0 comments

Although he denied it in an interview yesterday, I think it is safe to say that Illinois Head Football Coach Ron Zook is on the hot seat. When asked about his job security Zook responded by saying “Now is not the time.” But he also said “I love the University Of Illinois and I want to stay here.” When he was asked further questions about his employment he immediately changed the subject. Ron...

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The Illini Don’t Have Much Fight Left

Posted by on Nov 2, 2011 | 0 comments

After starting the season 6-0, the Illini have lost their last three games and find themselves in 3rd place in the Big Ten’s Leaders Division. The reason for this losing streak is poor play on offense. Illinois has only scored 28 total points during this losing streak, during the six victories Illinois averaged 30 points per game. The Illini offense also averaged 400 yards per game during...

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