CHAMPAIGN There are 22 Illinois football players who have played their first minutes for the team this year and none of them are named Ryan Nowicki.
CHAMPAIGN -- Who is Illinois? The schools new slogan is, "Our State. Our Team," but is this a team that even knows its identity?
CHAMPAIGN Louisiana Tech is not a household name for college football fans, but after the Bulldogs 52-24 blowout win at Illinois, name recognition might not be a problem.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Illinois has added the University of Washington to its 2013 football schedule and will play the Huskies at Soldier Field in Chicago.