Filed under: Stream BREAKING: Illinois Football fires Bill Cubit Contributors: Champaign Room Staff Share this story Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Share All sharing options Share All sharing options for: BREAKING: Illinois Football fires Bill Cubit Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email Cubit was named head coach 4 months ago. 7 Total Updates Since Mar 5, 2016, 11:13am CST Follow this stream March 5, 2016 Lovie Smith expected to be named next Illinois HC By Jim Vainisi@JimVainisi According to reports, Smith is coming to Champaign. March 5, 2016 WATCH: Josh Whitman discusses Bill Cubit firing By Eliot Sill Whitman said it was the first step toward becoming a program with a "championship standard." March 5, 2016 Illinois Head Coaching Candidates By Trevor Vallese Who will replace Bill Cubit and become the next head football coach at Illinois? March 5, 2016 Josh Whitman fired Bill Cubit on his first day By Jim Vainisi@JimVainisi March 5, 2016 Illinois players react to Cubit news By Bryce Smith The players found out about the news on Twitter. March 5, 2016 Illinois Fires Both Bill And Ryan Cubit By Mark Primiano In a move that came completely out of left field, Illinois announced they are letting go recently extended HC Bill Cubit and his son Ryan. March 5, 2016 BREAKING: Illinois fires Bill Cubit By Jim Vainisi@JimVainisi Cubit was named head coach 4 months ago.