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Illinois Fighting Illini Football Recruiting

Bret Bielema is channeling his inner Billy Beane

The Moneyball Illini are 7-1 and making moves to sustain success.

On a bye week, Illinois needs to nail down top-level recruits

Ryan Walters and company hit the recruiting trail.

Illinois lands commitment from in-state punter

Declan Duley will look to be a mainstay in Illinois’ special teams’ room.

The Illini should adopt a Cavalier attitude

The University of Virginia has established a solid recruiting blueprint the Illini can copy.

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2023 3-star DB flips from UNC to Illinois

The Illini are welcoming Zachary Tobe to next year’s class.

Did Bret Bielema do what he needed to this offseason?

Let’s review the offseason’s coaching and recruiting moves.

2023 wideouts who Illinois needs to target

Who can take Bielema’s great start in ‘23 to the next level?

Illinois is finally recruiting like a Power 5 program

Fans should be excited about the program’s direction.

Illinois’ latest DL commit had offers from SEC powers

Welcome, Jamarrion Harkless.

Illinois adds top edge-rusher Pat Farrell

A big day for Bret & Co.

3-star OL Rico Jackson commits to Illinois

Back to the Sunshine State now for Bret.

Why Bielema’s second year is different than Lovie and Beckman’s

The transfer portal is all the difference.

Illinois Football lands 2023 guard Zachary Aamland

The commitment train isn’t slowing down, even for a holiday.

Illinois lands wide receiver help from the transfer portal

Jonas Morris will be aiming to close out his career on a high note.

In-state offensive lineman TJ McMillen joins the fold

The 2023 recruiting train just made another stop.

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Illinois Football 2022 Previews

We’re getting you ready for Bielema’s second season.

Illinois picks up another OL transfer

The Illini are getting a very talented lineman named Dylan Davis.

Redshirt-freshman Brody Wisecarver announces intent to transfer

Wisecarver was Bielema’s highest-rated recruit of his first class.

Illinois digs into portal for CB Terrell Jennings

Jennings will compete for playing time in the secondary.

Raashaan Wilkins Jr. adds veteran presence to defensive line

Bielema keeps using that portal.

Bielema lands another talented in-state linebacker

The recruiting train just made its second stop.

Kaden Feagin is a game-changer for Bret Bielema

Coach has his first four-star prospect.

4-star athlete is Illinois’ first 2023 commit

A big pickup for Bielema’s next class.

More offensive line help is on the way for Illinois

This massive JUCO tackle is highly rated, but was lightly recruited.

Illinois Football 2022 Spring Preview: Defense & Special Teams

A new year, plenty of fresh faces, and higher expectations have arrived.

Illinois Football 2022 Spring Preview: Offense

A new year, plenty of fresh faces, and higher expectations have arrived.

Looking for immediate OT help, Illinois delves into JUCO ranks

In steps one of junior college’s best.

Illinois might have its next great TE in Owen Anderson

Mining New Jersey to find another underrated player.

Meet Hank Beatty, the Illinois High School Gatorade Football Player of the Year

The underrated wide receiver will have opportunities to step up.

Highlighting Joey Okla, Illinois’ OL signee straight from Wisconsin

A mauler right out of Wisconsin’s backyard.