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    Illinois at Iowa, Saturday, November 23rd, 11:00am CT, BTN

    I will bet you whatever you like there will be nowhere near 50000 paying customers in the cold two days after Thanksgiving.
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    Illinois at Iowa, Saturday, November 23rd, 11:00am CT, BTN

    Fair point. I went down the rabbit hole.šŸ™ƒ
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    Illinois at Iowa, Saturday, November 23rd, 11:00am CT, BTN

    Iowa and Nebraska have tradition. We don't...and we don't have the population within 100 miles that most schools do. Furthermore, we have a high population of students from overseas that don't know football. Sure, being bad is a major factor but I don't think we can fill the stadium without a...
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    Illinois at Iowa, Saturday, November 23rd, 11:00am CT, BTN

    Except we don't. Cities close to Champaign include Decatur (dying), Danville (dying), Bloomington-Normal (some ISU), Peoria ( Cat drifting away), Springfield. Illinois is not Iowa, Nebraska, Mississippi, or Alabama. The South is football mad. Illinois more of a basketball school, or at...
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs The Citadel

    Citadel missing their best player.. appear to be equivalent to a division two team
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    Illinois at Iowa, Saturday, November 23rd, 11:00am CT, BTN

    I think the perception from those in the Chicago metro area is the Illini are an irrelevant downstate doormat. Northwestern's perception is of a local Chicago school that through great coaching is an overachieving underdog. For our Chicago alums, who are essential to improving our attendance...
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    Illinois at Iowa, Saturday, November 23rd, 11:00am CT, BTN

    Read marginally. We need to regain the top school in the state status
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    Illinois at Iowa, Saturday, November 23rd, 11:00am CT, BTN

    No...losing to a bad Northwestern team would not be a positive look..could marginally impact future in state recruiting. Would like to beat Northwestern by 4 tds.
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Hawaii

    Three points off the bench...26 points at half. Something is not right with this team.
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    Illinois at Iowa, Saturday, November 23rd, 11:00am CT, BTN

    The games I have seen would say Stanley has strong arm but not great accuracy. Is that correct?
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread

    He is not that young....more like 1933
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    Illinois at Iowa, Saturday, November 23rd, 11:00am CT, BTN

    Maybe I remember it wrong. Looked back at summary and found no evidence.
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    Illinois Football Recruiting Thread

    Makes sense to me. Someone compare him to J Leman...who populated a few practice squads but never really made it in the NFL. My non-coach recollection was Leman was faster and hit harder.
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    Illinois at Iowa, Saturday, November 23rd, 11:00am CT, BTN

    Remember the fake punt ran by Ferentz up 4 or 5 tds.