Donovonn Young


CHAMPAIGN — The all orange, “traffic cone” uniforms Illinois pulled out for its first conference home game did nothing to slow down the ferocious Wisconsin offense.


Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald was right to call Saturday night's showdown between his Wildcats and the visiting Ohio State Buckeyes a "heavyweight fight."


CHAMPAIGN – Illini fans will be forgiven for checking their glasses or the picture settings on their television on Saturday. What they were seeing was no error.


CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The Illini literally got off to a high-flying start with their 42-34 win over Southern Illinois on Saturday.


CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Saturday was all about change in Champaign. The University of Illinois debuted new orange helmets, a beautiful new video board and a new offense under coordinator Bill Cubit.