Recent content by Longtime lurker

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    Illini Football 2021

    who wouldn't want Jake Hansen returning?
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    CFP Selection Show Thread

    So "Dabo the Great" has said that it matters that teams have played a whole season citing things like the physical and mental toll that it has taken on these kids for 21 weeks. He follows that up by ranking the OSU 11th in the final coaches poll. I'm wondering does he think they don't deserve to...
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    The Illinois Coaching Staff Search

    Well maybe Jack Coan's family remembers the Beilema days of Wisconsin lore and he chooses the Ilini as his home next year. I think that gives BB a good starting QB, and I fully expect a as traveled as BB is that he will have more than one option for capable OC's. One would have to guess that he...
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    Bret Bielema Takes Reins of Illinois Football

    Anyone have insight on assistant coaches? Will anyone be retained? Or, will this be a clean house change?
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    Bret Bielema Takes Reins of Illinois Football

    Looks like it isn’t far from the Santa _ claus!
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    The Illinois Football Coaching Search

    uhhhh, I thought we were looking for a more offensive minded football, not more offensive football.
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    The Illinois Football Coaching Search

    Hey, maybe I missed it but did anybody ask Theo Epstein if he'd like a real challenge? I think leading Illinois football back to relevance might be that. ( kidding of course)
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    The Illinois Football Coaching Search

    Gus made more going home than we'll be willing to pay him to leave the house. That alone most likely eliminates him from the conversation, which to me is sad. i'd love to get excited about Illinois football again. and I see that my point is duplicate to so many others, but still rings true.
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    The Illinois Football Coaching Search

    I think you guys have successfully listed all of the people that Whitman isn't hiring.
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (October 2020)

    As the name says, I’ve been watching this board for a long time. The “insiders” that some people want to pile on after days like this , are the reasons most of us keep coming back. Anyone who feels wronged or misled should put themselves in the shoes of the folks who were sharing information...
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (October 2020)

    Not the weekend?!?! Great, weekend buzz, officially killed.
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (October 2020)

    Nice work! looks to me that if this board had crystal balls to give, Big Tim, QC, and Whitesoxfan would be all in the Illini column! and that's what's gonna get me through and blah blah day at work.
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (October 2020)

    Has the Hopkins' family made an announcement of when an announcement might be forthcoming? Inquiring lurkers everywhere want to know. now I'll go back to my shadow and wait.