Bloom's 1957 football team could have been the best ever produced in Illinois, better than St. Rita 1971 or Evanston 1971 or Joliet Catholic 1975 or East St.
Bret Curtis wears No. 51. Some high school athletes wear Nos. 23 or 34 or 77 or 18 or 32 because famous professionals wore them. If you have to be told that Dick Butkus once wore No.
Lovie Smith has a trademark style of responding to questions that he either thinks are stupid or just hard to believe.
When a grizzly bear surprised the two campers around their fire, one yelled, Run!
The second yelled, You cant outrun a bear!
CHAMPAIGN How do you put a calendar year without a Big Ten win out of your mind? According to Illinois head coach Tim Beckman you own the day.