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Drew Brees on new helmet after 2018 switch: 'It just looks like I'm going to Mars'

Brees is the most recent NFL player voicing his displeasure with the league's new helmet policy

Kyler who? Why Oklahoma has nation's best run game

Even without the spectacular Kyler Murray, the Sooners have Jalen Hurts and the combination of Trey Sermon and Kennedy Brooks in the backfield.

'Perfect fit' leads Josh Imatorbhebhe to Illinois football team

URBANA — Josh Imatorbhebhe was at a crossroads in his life: Leave USC as a graduate transfer and walk into the great unknown of college football or stay with the

Illini Basketball: Illini Basketball

JUST IN: #Illini will bring in Holy Cross transfer Jacob Grandison for an official visit beginning on Friday. 6'6 perimeter player who can make shots. Sit one to play two.The 2020 class is crucial. But 'get old stay...

Illini Football: Illinois Football

@IlliniFootball coach Lovie Smith didn't offer much of an update on Marquez Beason. He's got a significant knee injury, Smith said. Bob Asmussen (@BobAsmussen) August 15, 2019 Peters throws a dart in the end zone to Barker who makes...

Marquez Beason's injury 'significant', says Lovie Smith

URBANA — Illinois freshman cornerback Marquez Beason was on the sideline of Thursday's practice with his right knee in a brace while he was on crutches.

Oskee Talk Episode 58 - Beason Injury

Robert from Illini Board joins us to talk training camp.

2019 Football Position Preview: Tight Ends

Not having Luke Ford stinks, but there's upside with remaining group

Illinois Basketball: Will Adam Miller and/or DJ Steward end Illini drought?

The coveted McDonalds All-American participant has eluded the Illinois basketball team for quite a while now. In 2010, Jereme Richmond earned a spot in this game. I didnt think that was going to be the last time I would see a future Illinois player suiting up with elite high school talent. I was wrong, though. [] Illinois Basketball: Will Adam Miller and/or DJ Steward end Illini drought? - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Jaylon Smith opens up about his future with the Cowboys, the long-term outlook on his surgically-repaired knee

Jaylon Smith says his knee is great, and he wants to play only for the Cowboys

Giants' Golden Tate 'looking into' suing doctor over suspension: 'We're kind of examining all our options'

Tate went into detail on the fertility drug that led to his suspension on Wednesday

Illinois Football: 3 Illini juniors who will make the biggest impact in 2019

There are so many important players on the Illinois football team that need to step up in 2019. I have already pointed out some of the most impactful players at multiple levels on the team. Some of the top impact sophomores I had listed were Quan Martin, Kendrick Green and Calvin Avery. All three of [] Illinois Football: 3 Illini juniors who will make the biggest impact in 2019 - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Iowa Player to Watch: AJ Epenesa

An Illinois native and top recruit in the state, Epenesa has more than lived up to the hype.

Daniel Barker reshaped his body and is thriving on the Illinois football team, while having fun

URBANA — At one point as a youth football player, Daniel Barker knew he needed to lose weight if he wanted to get on the field.

Marquez Beason suffers injury at Illinois football training camp

URBANA — Illinois freshman Marquez Beason was carted off the field on Tuesday at Illinois football training camp after suffering a knee injury. The extent of the injury is not

Illini Football: Illinois Football

#illini freshman CB Marquez Beason was carted off the practice field Tuesday with a knee injury head coach Lovie Smith called 'concerning.' He returned to sideline with a knee brace and crutches.https://t.co/AwIYDdprTo Jeremy Werner (@JWerner247) August 13, 2019...

Illinois Football: Illini CB Marquez Beason leaves practice with injury

The Illinois football team and their fans are going through a scare on Tuesday as some bad injury news has been reported. According to Erich Fisher of Rivals, and other media outlets, Illinois cornerback Marquez Beason was carted off the field today with what looks to be a knee injury. He reportedly came back to [] Illinois Football: Illini CB Marquez Beason leaves practice with injury - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Illini Football: Illinois Football

Training Camp 2019 XVI: Mid-Camp Three-Deep #Illini https://t.co/SR4swmDYcW illiniboardfeed (@illiniboardfeed) August 12, 2019 Kendrick Green's (@The_fridge53) dad, La Mont Carroll, still sees his son as the little kid who used to run around the grocery story with him. Green...

Illinois Soccer Roster Preview

Experience runs amok for what could be a very fun year for Janet Rayfield’s squad.