Illinois

RANK: #66

   

RECORD: 6-7

   

Big Ten RECORD: 3-5

   
2015 Schedule
09/04
KENT STATE
W 52-3
09/12
WESTERN ILLINOIS
W 44-0
09/19
at North Carolina
L 14-48
09/26
MIDDLE TENNESSEE
 
10/03
NEBRASKA
 
10/10
at Iowa
 
10/24
WISCONSIN
 
10/31
at Penn State
 
11/07
at Purdue
 
11/14
OHIO STATE
 
11/21
at Minnesota
 
11/28
vs. Northwestern (Chicago, IL)
 
2014 Results
W
YOUNGSTOWN STATE
28-17
W
WESTERN KENTUCKY
42-34
L
at Washington
19-44
W
TEXAS STATE
42-35
L
at Nebraska
14-45
L
PURDUE
27-38
L
at Wisconsin
28-38
W
MINNESOTA
28-24
L
at Ohio State
14-55
L
IOWA
14-30
W
PENN STATE
16-14
W
at Northwestern
47-33
 
HEART OF DALLAS BOWL
 
L
vs. Louisiana Tech
18-35
Illinois fires head coach Beckman

Illinois fires head coach Beckman

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August 28 Illinois athletic director Mike Thomas fired head coach Tim Beckman on Friday, just one week before the start of the 2015 football season. FULL STORY

B1G Media Days: Chryst feels at home in Madison

B1G Media Days: Chryst feels at home in Madison

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July 30 The Badgers' new head coach -- a former offensive coordinator as well as player at the school -- is back after a three-year stint as Pittsburgh's head coach. FULL STORY

Former Illini player calls Beckman "worst coach I ever met"

Former Illini player calls Beckman "worst coach I ever met"

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May 12 Another former player spoke out against Illinois coach Tim Beckman on Tuesday, one day after ex-Illini offensive lineman Simon Cvijanovic said he was forced to play FULL STORY

Illinois WR Dudek tears ACL in practice

Illinois WR Dudek tears ACL in practice

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April 08 Illinois wide receiver Mike Dudek suffered a torn ACL during a non-contact drill during spring practice on Wednesday morning in Champaign, Ill. FULL STORY

The Sports Xchange: Big Ten Breakout Players

The Sports Xchange: Big Ten Breakout Players

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August 19 No pressure, kid. This finely tuned machine enters the 2014 opener Aug. 30 against Navy with a No. 5 national ranking and national FULL STORY

Meyer says 2013 team is better than 2012 squad

Meyer says 2013 team is better than 2012 squad

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November 12 But Meyer, ever pushing for more despite his team's perfect record, qualified those comments. FULL STORY

DEPTH CHART

Offense
QB 12
Wes Lunt*
6-5
225
Jr.
RB 6
Josh Ferguson*
5-10
195
Sr.
WR 8
Geronimo Allison
6-4
195
Sr.
WR 13
Diante Taylor
6-0
190
Jr.
WR 19
Justin Hardee*
6-1
195
Sr.
TE 87
Tyler White
6-5
255
Jr.
LT 57
Austin Schmidt
6-8
295
Jr.
LG 75
Patrick Flavin
6-7
300
Sr.
C 71
Joe Spencer*
6-4
300
Jr.
RG 69
Teddy Karras*
6-4
300
Sr.
RT 67
Christian DiLauro
6-5
295
So.
Defense
DE 17
Jihad Ward*
6-6
295
Sr.
NT 96
Rob Bain*
6-3
305
Jr.
DT 93
Teko Powell
6-3
305
Jr.
LEO 91
Dawuane Smoot
6-3
270
Jr.
LB 43
Mason Monheim*
6-1
235
Sr.
LB 52
T.J. Neal*
6-1
235
Jr.
STAR 14
Eric Finney
6-0
220
Sr.
CB 27
Eaton Spence*
6-0
185
Sr.
CB 2
V'Angelo Bentley*
5-10
190
Sr.
SS 3
Taylor Barton*
6-1
215
Jr.
FS 20
Clayon Fejedelem
6-1
195
Sr.
SPECIAL TEAMS
K 17
Taylor Zalewski*
6-3
220
Sr.
P 13
Ryan Frain
6-2
220
Jr.
*Returning Starters
2014 RANKINGS
OFFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
25.9
84
Rushing
117.5
111
Passing
249.8
48
Total
367.2
94
DEFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
25.9
84
Rushing
117.5
111
Passing
249.8
48
Total
367.2
94
TO MARGIN
PER GAME
RANK
-3
-0.23
81
2013 RANKINGS
OFFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
29.7
61
Rushing
139.0
T-92
Passing
287.7
22
Total
426.7
46
DEFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
34.4
104
Rushing
238.6
116
Passing
242.9
81
Total
481.5
110
TO MARGIN
PER GAME
RANK
-10
-0.8
T-112
2012 RANKINGS
OFFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
16.7
119
Rushing
127.8
97
Passing
168.8
107
Total
296.7
119
DEFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
32.1
93
Rushing
193.9
95
Passing
193.7
19
Total
387.6
53
TO MARGIN
PER GAME
RANK
-12
-1.00
106