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    Old Timers Thread

    I was in the Second Chance one Friday evening in 1972 partying with some players from USC. They beat Illinois the next day 55-20.
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    Old Timers Thread

    Anyone remember the (original) Thunderbird?
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    Old Timers Thread

    My first game was 1961, Illinois hosting Washington. It was Pete Elliot's second year as HC, and the team went 0-9. But, I was hooked. A couple years later I as at the Illinois/Northwestern game, that Illinois won 10-9. That was the year they went to the Rose Bowl. The next year (1964) they...
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    Looking ahead to 2019

    Thank $DEITY
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    Football Coaching Staff / Coaching Carousel Thread

    According to footballscoops, Vic Keonning is following Neal Brown to West Virginia.
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    Pregame: Illinois at Wisconsin, Saturday, October 20th, 11:00am CT, FS1

    Yes, that was the "Rocky Harvey Goes Crazy" game.
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    Pregame: Illinois at Wisconsin, Saturday, October 20th, 11:00am CT, FS1

    I was at that game, and it was freaking awesome to hear the Big House go completely silent except for the handful of Illinois fans going crazy.
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    UI prof arrested for SFC incident

    He's been put on paid leave. That's something, at least.
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    Illinois Coaching Staff Search

    Sumlin to Arizona
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    Illinois Coaching Staff Search

    Yeah. Supposedly he and Orgeron disagreed on how the LSU offense should be run. Given the history of both coaches, I'm going to side with Canada. I would not mind seeing him come to Illinois.
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    Illinois Football Recruiting Thread

    HOT DAMN!
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    Coaching Carousel

    I think it is personal, too. He apparently has been through a messy divorce and has a sick kid. Time for a change of scenery.
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    Coaching Carousel

    Jimbo to TAMU rumored to be announced today That might be why there have been some high profile decommits from there. Supposedly FSU has been in contact with Taggart to backfill for Jimbo.
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    AD Whitman talks Lovie Smith

    Who dis, new phone
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    AD Whitman talks Lovie Smith

    I don't expect we will see much (if any) improvement with regards to wins and losses next season. But, what I do expect is that when the team loses, they will lose close. To me that will be significant progress. Then in 2019, I expect we will turn many of those close losses into close wins...