Saturday Afternoon Gridiron Wrap: Illinois Football News for August 15-21

Camp Rantoul is over, and the U-of-I is back in school on Monday, which means we’re that much closer to the season opener against Missouri.

Here’s a compilation of this passing week’s news on the Illinois football team.

WRITING ILLINI FOOTBALL NEWS

ASSUMING THE POSITION: ILLINI LINEBACKER BREAKDOWN

ASSUMING THE POSITION: ILLINI DEFENSIVE LINE BREAKDOWN

FANSIDED COLLEGE FOOTBALL ROUNDTABLE

ILLINI PLAYER NEWS

#2 Nathan Scheelhaase

SCHEELHAASE LIKES PROGRESS

#2 Martez Wilson

WILSON MUST SHOW WHAT HE’S MADE OF

BOB’S BLITZ: WILSON EARNS BUTKUS NOMINATION

WILSON MAKES BUTKUS WATCH LIST

#5 Mikel Leshoure

BIG EXPECTATIONS AWAIT ILLINI RB MIKEL LESHOURE

LESHOURE LEADS DEEP BACKFIELD

#7 Chandler Whitmer

CHANDLER WHITMER READY FOR ANYTHING

#8 A.J. Jenkins

JENKINS, SCHEELHAASE LEAD UNPROVEN ILLINI OFFENSE

#9 Darius Millines

IT’S NO SURPRISE NO. 9 SHINES

#9 Trulon Henry

TRULON HENRY GETS SECONDARY CHANCE WITH ILLINI

#10 Eddie McGee

TEN BIG GAME CHANGERS: ILLINOIS WR EDDIE MCGEE

#11 Jarred Fayson

BOB’S BLITZ: FAYSON LOOKING FOR BIG SEASON

#14 Miami Thomas

ILLINOIS’ MIAMI THOMAS: THE MOST UNLUCKY MAN IN FOOTBALL

OFT-INJURED ILLINI CORNERBACK WANTS MOJO BACK

ILLINI’S THOMAS EYES PICTURE-PERFECT REBOUND

#18 Nate Bussey

RESPONSIBLE BUSSEY HOLDING STARTER ROLE

#93 Corey Liuget

ILLINI’S COREY LIUGET DROPS WEIGHT TO HANDLE NEW PRESSURE

ILLINI TEAM NEWS/CAMP RANTOUL

3 CAMP QUESTIONS

ILLINOIS OFFENSIVE LINEMEN BUILD CHEMISTRY ON, OFF THE FIELD

WELCOME TO ILLINOIS, FRESHMEN

BACK TO SCHOOL, CHAMPAIGN FOR ILLINI

ILLINI WILL LEAN ON NEW QUARTERBACK, COACHES

MIZZOU TO ILLINI, BY WAY OF DUNLAP

ILLINOIS FOOTBALL TEAM ENDS CAMP, LOOKS FORWARD TO SEASON

ILLINI GOING LIGHT ON THE LINE

ILLINI THINK ONLY FOOTBALL AT CAMP RANTOUL

SATURDAY SCRIMMAGE TIME MOVED UP

CAMP RANTOUL: FRIDAY MORNING REPORT

CAMP RANTOUL: THURSDAY MORNING REPORT

CAMP RANTOUL CHAT

ILLINI’S NEW RECRUITS EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS

ILLINI HOPE CHANGE LEADS TO MORE WINS

ILLINI SCRAP AT PRACTICE

ILLINOIS FOOTBALL POSITION BREAKDOWN: WR/TE

EARLY SEASON GAMES WILL GO A LONG WAY TOWARD ILLINI’S SUCCESS

BIG TEN NETWORK CRUISES INTO TOWN

GOING OUT ON A LIMB: PREDICTIONS FOR THE COMING ILLINI FOOTBALL SEASON

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED ILLINOIS FIGHTING ILLINI PREVIEW

BACKUP QBS GO LIVE

NCAA FOOTBALL PREVIEW: ILLINOIS FIGHTING ILLINI

CAMP RANTOUL: MONDAY MORNING REPORT

BIG TEN PORTAL – ILLINOIS FOOTBALL 2010 PREVIEW

SUMMER PREVIEW SERIES: ILLINOIS

ILLINI OFFENSE FAR AHEAD OF DEFENSE

THE ILLINI RUNS UP AND DOWN FIELD ON ILLINI

RANTOUL HIGH SCRIMMAGE VIDEO

LIVE FROM RANTOUL HIGH SCRIMMAGE

CAMP RANTOUL CHAT 12:30 P.M. FRIDAY

CAMP RANTOUL PRACTICE #9 REPORT

TUPPER: INTRIGUE CENTERS ON ILLINI’S OFFENSE

LOCAL ATHLETES SET TO HELP TURN ILLINI PROGRAM AROUND

FAN APPRECIATION DAY SET FOR AUGUST 28

ILLINI COACHING NEWS

Head Coach Ron Zook

STORYLINE NUMBER 1: ZOOK’S FUTURE

ZOOK AND PETRINO TALK ILLINI FOOTBALL (VIDEO)

WHO WOULD YOU RATHER BE IN 2010: RON ZOOK OR RICH RODRIGUEZ?

TOO EARLY TO WRITE ZOOK’S EPITAPH

TEXTING A TOOL FOR SOME COACHES

TALE OF THE TAPE: RON ZOOK AND TIM BREWSTER, DEAD COACHES WALKING?

Quarterbacks Coach Jeff Brohm

JEFF BROHM COACHING UP YOUNGEST POSITION

Defensive Coordinator Vic Koenning

KOENNING HAS A BIG JOB, TRIES TO STAY POSITIVE

FORMER ILLINI NEWS

Jeff Cumberland

CUMBERLAND PURSUES NFL DREAMS

FUTURE ILLINI NEWS

Daniel Rhodes

→  RHODES-TESTED

CONFERENCE/COLLEGE FOOTBALL NEWS

→  FORMER ILLINI ASSISTANT SURVIVES ROUGH FIRST SEASON AT NEW MEXICO

AP TOP 25 DUE SATURDAY

SOME VIEWERS TO GET EXTRA SEC TELECASTS

BIG TEN FEATURED IN 20 FOR ‘10

AREA’S BIG TEN FOOTBALL TALENT GEARS UP FOR 2010 SEASON

→  NEW LOOK ZIPS LOOK FOR MORE WINS

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