Recent content by dbeverly26

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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread

    that escalated quickly
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    Coaching Carousel

    I look at the great player/bad coach thing the other way around -- it's not that great players have something that prevents them from being good coaches, but rather that many of them are given the benefit of the doubt to become coaches based on having been a great player and without regard to...
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    Illini Basketball 2022-2023

    When he looks at the backboard, how many rims does he see? If the answer is one, then I'd take him back in a second.
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    Week 3 Games

    I’m fairness, it’s drawn my eyeballs. That IU game pisses me off more every day.
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    Week 3 Games

    LOLcats
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    Memorial Stadium Game Day Experience

    I'm guessing that a major problem with those seats is that folks who were in them would stand for much of the game to get an actual view of the field, which in turn would require the people behind them to stand as well. I don't have a problem standing but I know it would get a lot of knickers...
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    Memorial Stadium Game Day Experience

    I think the thing with Auzten shows that it's not necessarily the number of fans that matters, but where they are. That place is a very compact bowl and everyone is right on top of the field. It's kind of like how you felt like you were in a bigger crowd in the old Stadium than you do in the...
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    Memorial Stadium Game Day Experience

    In this case it definitely seems like artificially creating scarcity is a pretty short-sighted strategy since the gameday experience matters way more in the NCAA than in the NFL in terms of both on-field and off-field impacts. If they're going to follow through with the planned reno of the...
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    Indiana 23, Illinois 20 Postgame

    He was created in a test tube to coach IU football. He needs to head out to the forest, paint his face, and bang some drums with PJ Fleck for a weekend, get some of that aggression out.
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread

    If I were Darren Rovell I'd simply remove myself from the public eye for the rest of my life.
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Wyoming

    And here I thought Flag Day was in June
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Wyoming

    Begs the question: why not make all reviews from the booth?
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Wyoming

    That number 2 looks good out there, hope we see more of him this year
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Wyoming

    spooooooooooon
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Wyoming

    Nice sharp drive there, much better. Also I dig the three signal callers on our sideline looking like extras from “The Young Girls of Rochefort” in those bright colored shirts