The Big Ten dominated the Doak Walker Award last season, claiming all three finalists and winner Melvin Gordon of Wisconsin.
Tim Beckman added another in-state piece to his Class of 2016 puzzle when Lincoln-Way East senior offensive tackle Kurt Gavin gave the Fighting Illini his verbal commitment Thursday evening.
The college athletes advocacy group that helped spearhead the Northwestern unionization attempt has called for firings in the Illinois athletics department.
There was little new information in a long report by CNN's Sara Ganim about the allegations toward th
Illinois hosts Middle Tennessee State in the final game before the start of Big Ten play on Oct. 26.