Illinois Fighting Illini

Illinois Fighting Illini

7th BTEN FBS | 2-6
  • Passing Yards
    196th
    152.9 PYPG
  • Rushing Yards
    57th
    196.1 RYPG
  • Total Yards Per Game
    146th
    349.0 YPG
  • 2021 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: WR Josh Imatorbhebhe, Illinois
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    2021 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: WR Josh Imatorbhebhe, Illinois

    Imatorbhebhe committed to USC as the 29th ranked receiver in the 2016 recruiting class. He missed 2018 due to the transfer portal after transferring from USC to Illinois. He started once he arrived on campus for the Fighting Illini.

  • Lovie Smith shares they were never to able to install entire defensive system at Illinois
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    Lovie Smith shares they were never to able to install entire defensive system at Illinois

    Smith won 81 games in nine seasons leading the Bears, but you can’t argue that some coaches are tailor made for the college game, while others have a style better suited for the NFL. Likewise, some coaches are better than others at adapting their schemes to their players, instead of the other way around. Now back in the NFL as the defensive coordinator for David Culley and the Texans, Lovie reflected back on his time in college football leading the Illini at a presser today and noted how defense...

  • Fighting Illini football surprise four students with scholarships
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    Fighting Illini football surprise four students with scholarships

    Fighting Illini football presented four student-athletes with scholarships.