Daily News Links

Illinois executed the basics — and won

The Fighting Illini colored inside the lines on Saturday to great effect.

Illinois Football: Run defense a key in Illini victory over Nebraska

I would argue the biggest bugaboo for the Illinois football team in 2020 was their horrific run defense. During the 2020 campaign, the Illini averaged givi...

Illinois Football: Illini looking at the JUCO level with recent offer

Illinois football was still offering scholarships the day before they took down the Nebraska Cornhuskers. The future is always being built in the Bret Biel...

Illinois Football: 4 observations from the Illini win over Nebraska

The Illinois football team played well in the first game of the season. Some people didn’t have confidence that the Illini could come away with a victory...

Nebraska's season-opening loss 'the same movie'

Nebraska coach Scott Frost said Saturday's 30-22 loss at Illinois 'looked like the same movie' after the Cornhuskers committed the same mistakes that have plagued them in recent years.

Illinois vs. Nebraska Photo Gallery

Share your favorite photos from today!

Illinois QB Peters exits season opener with injury

Illinois starting quarterback Brandon Peters left Saturday's season opener against Nebraska after injuring his left arm/shoulder late in the first quarter.

Illinois tops Nebraska to usher in Bielema era, CFB season

On one Saturday in August, the Illini were the better Big Ten team.

Follow live: Nebraska, Illinois open campaign in Big Ten battle

Get a summary of the Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Illinois Fighting Illini football game

Watch now: Nebraska Cornhuskers Vs. Illinois Fighting Illini preview

Joe Lisi joins Ariel and Ben to preview Week 0 of this weekends CFB schedule.

Huggins gets 2-year extension at West Virginia

West Virginia's Bob Huggins agreed to a two-year contract extension that includes the option for him to step aside or continue coaching after the 2023-24 season.

MWC follows suit, orders forfeit if team can't play

If a Mountain West team is unable to play a game because of COVID-19 issues, it will have to forfeit -- a policy similar to the ones most conferences have already announced.

Illinois football: 3 biggest impact players on the Illini defense

As soon as Bret Bielema became the head coach of the Illinois football program, changes were made to the defense. Last year, the Illini defense wasn't what...

Illinois Football: Prediction for the season opener against Nebraska

For the first time since the 2019 season, the Illinois football team will be playing in front of a full crowd as they host the Nebraska Cornhuskers this Sa...

TCR Staff Predictions: Illinois vs. Nebraska

Can the Illini start the season with a W?

Illinois Football: Preview of the Illini defense against Nebraska

I think the biggest worry for most Illinois football fans is on the defensive side of the ball. The Illini offense should function well, but the defense is...

PODCAST: Oskee Talk Episode 190 - Nebraska Preview

Previewing Illinois’ matchups against Nebraska.

On Bobby

We’re coming together again. It’s time to sort through some grief.

Watch now: Bielema makes Illini debut; Huskers' Frost faces key season

CHAMPAIGN — For an opener matching teams that have mostly finished at or near the bottom of the Big Ten West in recent years, Saturday's game between Nebraska and Illinois

Face masks required in indoor parts of Memorial Stadium

The University is updating its gameday policies ahead of Saturday’s opener.

Illinois Football: Illini targeting St. Louis with recent scholarship offer

St. Louis should still be a priority for the new Illinois football coaching staff. The Illini have been able to pull some solid talent out of the St. Louis...

Scouting Report: Nebraska

Illinois is trying to go streaking against the Huskers.