One of Fighting recruiting targets committed to his hometown team on Monday night. High three-star running back Michael Warren (OH) announced plans to join Toledo, picking the Rockets over the likes of Illinois, Kentucky, and Iowa State. The 5-foot-11 prospect is rated as the No. 446 overall player in the country.
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Saturday’s game was the most crowded and electric atmosphere the stadium has had since its last sellout in 2011. The recruits stood in awe as the crowd chanted "I-L-L-I-N-I" when the football team ran onto the field.
There hasn’t been much champagne flowing in Champaign since they made it to their last Final Four and National Championship game over a decade ago. As the season looms, let’s take a look at the biggest questions for a team looking to redeem themselves after a tumultuous year last season.
Over 100 former Fighting Illini basketball student-athletes, coaches and staff members were back on campus over the weekend for the annual Varsity "I" reunion festivies.
I talked to a few fans who were #illinirage after the game, but for the most part, I think the fanbase accepted the loss for what it is: Year One team loses to Year Five team with better athletes.