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10 CFB coaches who need hot starts in 2019

As anticipation builds across the country for the 2019 college football season, coaches are hard at work putting the finishing touches on their team before...

Former head coach Lovie Smith: ‘I think the Bears are back’

As Lovie Smith struggles to make his Illinois football program relevant in the Midwest, his former Chicago Bears team is doing its thing in the NFL. Chicago enters...

15 most jaw-dropping performances in CFB Week 10

Ridiculous yardage totals... College football fans have been treated to some remarkable performances and stunning stat lines this season. Week 10 of the season provided even more jaw-dropping...

Twitter reacts to freak blizzard as Illinois battles Wisconsin

There's a blizzard in Madison as the Wisconsin Badgers host the Illinois Fighting Illini on Saturday, and the October winter wonderland is creating a wonderful scene. https://twitter.com/jessetemple/status/1053687148757557249 https://twitter.com/RyanThompson/status/1053688704232030208 What's really...

Winners, losers from Friday night’s college football action

College football fans with nothing better to do than sit in front of their televisions this Friday night were in for a treat with three big-time games...
Illinois football program in hot water as three players arrested for armed robbery

WATCH: Illinois stuns PSU on brilliant go-ahead trick-play TD

Don't look now, but there could be an upset brewing in Campaign, Illinois as the Fighting Illini host the No. 10-ranked Penn State Nittany Lions. Down by four...

Twitter enraptured by Lovie Smith’s magnificent beard

There are few things people love more than a classic beard. When you combine sports with an amazing beard, it becomes even better. During Friday night's matchup between...
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Illinois football players charged with theft for taking deer sculpture

Oh, dear. Jimmy Marchese and Drew Murtaugh, linebackers for the Illinois football program, were walking home on April 29 when they saw a sculpture of a deer laying on...
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10 college football coaches under most pressure heading into 2018

Patience is often thin in the college football world. No matter how coaches are doing on the recruiting trail or in development, expectations must be matched or...
Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett reacts to go-ahead TD against Penn State in college football Week 9

Top takeaways from college football Week 9

The final games of October didn't fail to disappoint. College football Week 9 featured some huge statements, and a couple noteworthy upsets. For the second time in four...
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X-factors and predictions for each Big Ten basketball team

It was business as usual for Big Ten basketball last season, as the conference placed seven teams in the NCAA Tournament. Three of those teams, Purdue, Michigan...
Illinois football program in hot water as three players arrested for armed robbery

WATCH: Illinois blocks two field-goals, scores on return against USF

South Florida continues to do some funky things during Charlie Strong's first year at the helm. On Friday night against Illinois, following a successful first offensive possession,...
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Top storylines heading into college football Week 3

Premier matchups between highly ranked teams aren't prevalent in college football Week 3. Especially after watching so many huge games go down last weekend, it's kind of...
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Predicting studs and duds for college football Week 2

We are one week into the college football season and it feels great. Between UCLA pulling off one of the greatest comebacks in the history of the...
Florida State safety Derwin James is one of the top college football stars returning from injury in 2017

Ten college football stars looking to roar back after injuries

There are some outstanding college football stars returning from injuries suffered last year who're looking to rebound in a big way. Some are already among the best players...
Illinois football program in hot water as three players arrested for armed robbery

Three Illinois football players arrested for alleged armed robbery on campus

The University of Illinois football program is in the news for the wrong reasons on Wednesday. According to a TMZ Sports report, offensive linemen Darta Lee, Howard...

Top 10 storylines for college football Week 11

College football Week 11 could be considered a trap-game extravaganza for many of the top programs around the nation. There are also a few key battles between...