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Tag: "Illinois football"

Big Ten QB disheartened he’ll never face Hawkeyes

[ 0 ] July 24, 2013

CHICAGO, Ill. – Nathan Scheelhaase will be the starting quarterback for a fourth straight season at Illinois. But none of those games will come against Iowa, his father’s alma mater. Nate Creer was a four-year letterman for the Hawkeyes as a defensive back from 1982 to 1985. Illinois and Iowa haven’t played since 2008. “Iowa […]

Big Ten Conference rundown: Illinois

[ 1 ] August 8, 2012

  ILLINOIS Last year: 7-6, 2-6 in Big Ten Coach: Tim Beckman, first season Key loss: One of Beckman’s first priorities is to replace national sack leader Whitney Mercilus, who jumped to the NFL after nailing quarterbacks 16 times. He was the Illini MVP last season. Outlook: The Ron Zook coaching era finished badly – […]