Illinois defensive end Clay Nurse (#97) tackles Minnesota quarterback Adam Weber (#8) during last season's contest between the Illini and Golden Gophers.

Belated Thursday Cram Session: Preparing for Minnesota vs. Illinois


Better late than never, here are some news stories on this weekend’s Illinois-Minnesota game, which kicks off at 11 a.m. Saturday on the Big Ten Network.

ILLINOIS-MINNESOTA PREVIEW

ILLINOIS FOOTBALL GAME NOTES VS. MINNESOTA

ILLINI LOOK TO FORGET MICHIGAN, FOCUS ON MINNESOTA

ILLINI TRYING NOT TO OVERLOOK ONE-WIN GOPHERS

QUICK LOOK: ILLINOIS VS. MINNESOTA

ILLINOIS HOPES DEFENSE RETURNS STRONG AGAINST GOPHERS

ILLINOIS FOOTBALL PLAYER NEWS

#2 Nathan Scheelhaase, Redshirt Freshman Quarterback

ILLINI’S SCHEELHAASE WISE BEYOND YEARS

ILLINI OF THE WEEK: NATHAN SCHEELHAASE

#10 Eddie McGee, Senior Wide Receiver

MCGEE MASTERS JACK-OF-ALL TRADES ROLE

#87 Anthony Santella, Senior Punter

SANTELLA NAMED SEMIFINALIST FOR RAY GUY AWARD

ILLINOIS FOOTBALL TEAM NEWS

ILLINI FOOTBALL TO HONOR 13 SENIORS

ILLINOIS FOOTBALL TEAM EXCITED ABOUT POSSIBILITY OF BOWL BERTH

→ ILLINOIS’ DEFENSE LOOKS STRAIGHTENED OUT

BOB’S BOWL FORECAST: ILLINOIS VS. TEXAS TECH

CONFIDENCE STILL HIGH AFTER HIGH-SCORING DEFEAT

ILLINOIS FOOTBALL COACHING NEWS

Illinois Head Coach Ron Zook

ZOOK, ILLINI NOT THINKING ABOUT POSTSEASON…YET

RON ZOOK WEEKLY PRESS CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT

→ ZOOK WEIGHS IN ON DECISION-MAKING

ILLINOIS-MICHIGAN WRAP

ILLINOIS FALLS IN 3 OT TO MICHIGAN, 67-65

DEFENSE FAILS ILLINI FOOTBALL IN OT LOSS

TRIPLE-OT WIN COULD HELP MICHIGAN ON THE TRAIL

→ DEFENSE LEAVES ILLINI AT NO LOSS FOR WORDS

→ MICHIGAN’S OFFENSE SETS THE BAR HIGH

ILLINI SHOULD HAVE RISKED EVERYTHING AGAINST WOLVERINES

→ MICHIGAN TIPS ILLINOIS 67-65 IN TRIPLE OT

MICHIGAN OUTLASTS ILLINOIS IN TRIPLE-OT, EARNS BOWL ELIGIBILITY

→ WOLVERINES, ILLINI EXPLODE FOR HISTORIC HALF

MICHIGAN’S ROY ROUNDTREE, ILLINOIS’ MIKEL LESHOURE EARN TOP HONORS

→ ILLINOIS FOOTBALL REPORT CARD

ILLINOIS TAKING POSITIVES, NEGATIVES FROM WILD LOSS

ILLINOIS AND MICHIGAN FOOTBALL PLAYERS RACK UP AWARDS AFTER RECORD-SETTING GAME

BIG TEN/COLLEGE FOOTBALL NEWS

AROUND THE BIG TEN, QB TALENT RUNS DEEP

→ BIG TEN FRIDAY MAILBLOG

ROSSOW’S BIG TEN REPORT

BIG TEN WEEKLY FOOTBALL RELEASE

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