Spring Mailbag IV

I should add some teases to these before-the-jump intros so’s I can get me some CLICKS. You won’t believe what these Illini football players look like today – #6 WILL BLOW YOUR MIND! [Read more…]

Spring Mailbag III

More mailbaggery as spring ball winds to a close.  One more practice on Tuesday and then Lovie dives head first into recruiting recruiting recruiting. This first one is from an email: [Read more…]

Spring Mailbag II

I’m going to cheat and use a tweet about Dre Brown from last night as my first “mailbag” question. Because I need to talk about it. Because talking about it can bring healing. Maybe. [Read more…]

Spring Mailbag I

See, now this is making me sad because I usually only do two mailbags per year – Spring and Rantoul – and now the Rantoul mailbag won’t be named the Rantoul mailbag. I really need to get over this. It’s like Camp Rantoul was my child or something.

OK, on to the mailbag questions: [Read more…]

Rantoul Mailbag VII

This is it. The final seven Twitter questions. Part of Rantoul Mailbag number seven. WHICH MEANS WE’RE TOTALLY GOING TO WIN SEVEN GAMES THIS YEAR. I love it when a plan comes together. As soon as I’m finished here I’m going to book my tickets for the Pinstripe Bowl in New York City… [Read more…]

Rantoul Mailbag VI

Let’s go back to the emails and message board questions with this one. Then back to the Twitters for the rest. Then I’ll check my voicemail for mailbag questions. Perhaps some will arrive by US Mail… [Read more…]

Rantoul Mailbag V

Three more mailbag posts this morning before practice starts at 10:45. I think I can I think I can I think I can. [Read more…]

Rantoul Mailbag IV

OK maybe I won’t type SEVEN of these mailbag posts tonight. Maybe this one is the last one before I fall asleep. So, like, if this it the top post in the morning, then this is where I stopped. If not, the Mountain Dew kicked in. Let’s get to it. [Read more…]

Rantoul Mailbag III

I’m in a groove now. Writing these like stream-of-consciousness posts (so please excuse the typos). Just gonna sit here and crank and crank and crank until I fall asleep. [Read more…]

Rantoul Mailbag II

Last mailbag post was Twitter questions – let’s get to some from the message board and from email. Starting with a question from the boss. When the boss asks a question, you answer that question first. [Read more…]