Ohio State and Illinois kickoff at 11 a.m. this Saturday morning.

Thursday Cram Session: Getting Prepped for Ohio State Versus Illinois


With the Illinois Fighting Illini football team less than 36 hours away from its toughest test of the season, here’s what you need to know about Saturday’s game against Ohio State. 

ILLINOIS – OHIO STATE GAME NEWS

GAME 4: ILLINOIS-OHIO STATE GAME NOTES

TWO IMPROVED UNITS MEET IN CHAMPAIGN

ILLINOIS FOOTBALL INJURY REPORT

ILLINOIS FOOTBALL PLAYER NEWS

#1 Terry Hawthorne, Injured Cornerback

HAWTORNE’S DEBUT WILL HAVE TO WAIT

#2 Nathan Scheelhaase, Quarterback

ILLINI QB SCHEELHAASE FEELS LUCKY TO FACE BUCKEYES

ILLINOIS’ SCHEELHAASE ATHLETIC AND ANALYTIC

ILLINOIS’ SCHEELHAASE HAS CAREER MODEL TO FOLLOW

ILLINOIS QB HAS MOVILLE CONNECTION

ILLINI QB CAN LEARN FROM OSU’S PRYOR

#5 Mikel Leshoure, Running Back

CAN MIKEL LESHOURE CONQUER OHIO STATE?

ILLINI’S LESHOURE MAKING GOOD IN HOMETOWN

#8 A.J. Jenkins, Wide Receiver

STAYING PUT AMONG ILLINI RECEIVER’S BEST MOVES

JENKINS BECOMING ILLINI GO-TO RECEIVER (SUBSCRIPTION REQUIRED)

#8 Brandon Denmark, Linebacker

BRANDON DENMARK FITTING IN RAPIDLY AT UI

#15 Darius Millines, Wide Receiver

DARIUS MILLINES MORE VETERAN THAN ROOKIE

#26 Justin Green, Cornerback

GREEN FINDS UNEXPECTED HOME IN DEFENSIVE BACKFIELD

#72 Hugh Thornton, Offensive Lineman

TWO ARRESTED ILLINI (THORNTON, BUCHANAN) WILL PLAY AGAINST OHIO STATE

THORNTON DUE IN COURT AFTER BAR ARREST

HUGH THORNTON ARRESTED AFTER FIGHT AT JOE’S BREWERY

ILLINI FOOTBALL PLAYER ARRESTED AT BAR

ILLINOIS LINEMAN ARRESTED, FACES COURT HEARING

#87 Anthony Santella, Punter

ILLINOIS PUNTER SEMIFINALIST FOR CAMPBELL TROPHY

ILLINI PUNTER SANTELLA HOPES TO LEAVE OSU HANGING

#99 Michael Buchanan, Defensive Lineman

SUSPENDED LINEMAN BUCHANAN COULD PLAY VERSUS OHIO STATE

ILLINOIS FOOTBALL COACHING NEWS

Illinois Head Coach Ron Zook

RON ZOOK PRESS CONFERENCE

RON ZOOK WEEKLY PRESS CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT

ZOOK’S DISCIPLINARY POLICY UNDER MICROSCOPE AGAIN

ZOOK HOPES ILLINI SUCCESS CONTINUES AGAINST ELITE

COLLEGE FOOTBALL ROOTABILITY INDEX (MUST SEE)

Offensive Coordinator Paul Petrino

PETRINOS FALL SHORT OF FACING NUMBER ONES

PETRINO GUNNING FOR BUCKEYES

Defensive Coordinator Vic Koenning

VIC KOENNING TALKS PROGRESS OF DEFENSE (SUBSCRIPTION REQUIRED)

ILLINOIS FOOTBALL TEAM NEWS

WILL OHIO STATE-ILLINOIS BE A TALE OF TWO QBS?

UPSET WOULD BE ONE FOR THE AGES

PLAYERS’ STATUS UP IN THE AIR

ILLINI FOOTBALL GAME NOTES VS. OHIO STATE

ILLINI FACE BIG CHALLENGE COME SATURDAY

ILLINOIS LOOKS FOR ANOTHER UPSET WIN OVER OHIO STATE

ILLINI RARELY ROLL OVER

ILLINI, OHIO STATE TRADITIONALLY BATTLE ON THE GROUND

NO. 2 OHIO STATE START OF TOUGH STRETCH FOR ILLINI

ILLINI HOPE TO MAKE HISTORY (AGAIN)

RETOOLED ILLINI DEFENSE YIELDS RESULTS, SO FAR

ILLINI FOOTBALL: MONDAY’S QUOTES

HUMANS WILL COLONIZE MARS BEFORE THIS YEAR’S ILLINI DEFEAT OHIO STATE

OHIO STATE FOOTBALL TEAM NEWS

FIVE QUESTIONS TO ASK ABOUT OHIO STATE – ILLINOIS

BUCKEYES EXPECTING A TYPICAL ROAD TEST

BUCKEYES’ SAINE, HERRON FEEL PRESSURE OF OTHER TAILBACKS

OHIO STATE FOOTBALL: PRYOR NOW A PASSER

OHIO STATE’S TERRELLE PRYOR PROVING TO TEAMMATES AND NATION THAT HE’S A STAR

PRYOR LOOKING FORWARD TO ILLINI

PRYOR’S PROGRESSION NOTED BY ZOOK (SUBSCRIPTION REQUIRED)

NOTES FROM JIM TRESSEL’S NEWS CONFERENCE

SUCCESS TRUMPS STYLE, TRESSEL SAYS

OHIO STATE AD RAKING IN THE MONEY

OHIO STATE DEFENSIVE LOOKS CAN BE DECEIVING

BUCKEYES MUST CHOOSE TRAVELING PARTY

OHIO STATE SAYS SACK THE QUARTERBACK, AND BUCKEYES HOPE SIMON WILL FOLLOW

BUCKEYES ON THE BIG TEN NETWORK

RESULTS SAME FOR WOODY, TRESSEL

OHIO STATE RECRUIT, FREMD SENIOR BRIAN BOBEK NAMED U.S. ARMY ALL-AMERICAN

FORMER ILLINI FOOTBALL PLAYER NEWS

#1 Vontae Davis, Cornerback

UNCOACHABLE? NOT THE CASE FOR VONTAE DAVIS

BIG TEN/COLLEGE FOOTBALL NEWS

BIG TEN IS ON THE RISE EARLY IN 2010 SEASON

BIG TEN IS ARMED, DANGEROUS

WHAT TO WATCH IN THE BIG TEN: WEEK 5

SOLVING THE BIG TEN MYSTERIES

BIG TEN CONFERENCE PREVIEW

AROUND THE BIG TEN: COACHES SOUND OFF ON 9-GAME SCHEDULE

ARE YOU READY FOR SOME BIG TEN FOOTBALL?

BIG TEN WEEKLY PRESS RELEASE

BIG TEN COLLEGE FOOTBALL ROUNDUP

FOOTBALL SEASON BRINGS RIVALRY, PSYCHOLOGY AND JUST PLAIN FUN

WHAT WE LEARNED IN THE BIG TEN: WEEK 4

BIG TEN POWER RANKINGS: WEEK 5

A BIG TEN BONANZA

BIG TEN KICKOFF: 10 THINGS WE’VE LEARNED ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

ILLINOIS FOOTBALL RECRUITING NEWS

ILLINI LEAD THE WAY FOR CLEVELAND WR JEREMEY WHITLOW (SUBSCRIPTION REQUIRED)

REILLY O’TOOLE FIRM ON COMMITMENT TO ILLINOIS

OFFENSIVE LINEMAN DONOVAN SMITH TRYING TO GET TO CHAMPAIGN (SUBSCRIPTION REQUIRED)

J.T. THORNTON SCHEDULED TO VISIT ILLINOIS THIS WEEKEND

ILLINI IN THE TOP TWO FOR DAMON KNOX

SATURDAY TRIP FOR CHRIS O’CONNOR

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