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Chase Brown named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week

The Illini have their first accolade since Week ero.

Notre Dame, Oklahoma and the battle over 'Play Like A Champion Today'

A group led by Lou Holtz acquired the trademark to the expression synonymous with Notre Dame and entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with the Fighting Irish. But Oklahoma -- which has its own history with the phrase -- isn't thrilled about it.

Watch now: Cockburn talks about working with T/CCI Manufacturing in Decatur

Illini player Kofi Cockburn talks about working with T/CCI Manufacturing in Decatur. READ MORE HERE.

Badgers list QB Mertz as questionable vs. Illini

Badgers quarterback Graham Mertz is listed as questionable for Saturday's game at Illinois after a chest injury.

The Illini are ready for homecoming, the Badgers

Bret Bielema squares off against many familiar faces.

Wisconsin lists QB Mertz as questionable for Illinois game

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin is listing quarterback Graham Mertz as questionable for Saturday's game at Illinois after a chest injury knocked him out of the weekend loss to Michigan.

Midseason Report Card: Defense & Special Teams

The defense is getting some higher grades.

This Week in Illini Athletics: Oct. 4-11, 2021

Illini Volleyball secured an enormous win over No. 4 Purdue on Friday.

Mountain West to stay intact amid rumblings

Multiple schools have fielded interest from the American Athletic Conference about joining its ranks, sources confirmed to ESPN, but the AAC said Friday no invitations have been made. The Mountain West, meanwhile, said its membership would stay intact.

Illini look for first win since August vs Charlotte

Illinois has not won a game since August and hosts a surging Charlotte team Saturday that is eager to knock off a Big Ten opponent.

ND's Kelly: Coan (ankle) making good progress

Notre Dame quarterback Jack Coan is making good progress in his return from a left ankle injury, although he split time with Drew Pyne leading the starting offense in practice this week, coach Brian Kelly said Thursday.

Ranking the 5 most important Illini heading into the season

Forget about football, basketball is a month away.

Illinois Football: 2023 in-state defensive lineman receives Illini offer

In-state recruiting is a must for the Illinois football program, and that is their mindset for one of their recent scholarship offers. A strong point for t...

Illinois Basketball: Brad Underwood visiting 2023 in-state big man

The Illinois basketball coaching staff knows how much the class of 2023 means to the future of the program. A great part about the Illini coaching staff si...

Take A Bow, Josh McCray

You’ll be hearing his name a lot more over the next few years.

Illinois Football: 3 areas of success in the loss to Purdue

Last week's loss to Purdue was brutal for the Illinois football program as they moved to 1-4 on the season. Despite the tough Illini loss, I did see some a...

Scouting Report: Charlotte 49ers

Illinois gets some breathing room, can they capitalize?

Illinois Basketball: Illini extend offer to Chicago freshman

One of the great things I love about the Illinois basketball program is that they don’t just focus on the micro. Landing top talent for the 2022 class is...

Illinois Basketball: 5 recruits who could lead the Illini to a national title

The Illinois basketball coaching staff is pursuing numerous recruits for the 2022 and 2023 classes. Landing talented players in each of these classes is go...