It’s nice of a national sports outlet to devote a little longform to every team in every power five conference in the country. Even the worst ones.
From what I can tell, the difference between making a meaningless bowl game and not making any bowl game next year depends on two things:
1 – If the Illini can land Brandon Peters, a transfer quarterback from Michigan.
2- If Isaiah Williams blows us all away from the jump.
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(Matt Fortuna / The Athletic)
And for once, it’s honest.
Offseason thinkpiece szn is fun.
(Joe Henrickson / Chicago Sun-Times)
Sick. Just what Downtown Champaign needed.
(Steven Pratten / Smile Politely)
Here’s a funny tile outside of the U of I’s Alumni Center
Friday Night Live gets open container zone again this week
Still looks like a dumpster from the sky:
This Reddit thread about C-U kinda sucks
(Anthony Zilis / News-Gazette)
(Jim Meadows / Illinois Public Media)