This offseason has been brutal for the Illini on the injury front, and that's especially true for the incoming freshman class.
Mark Dantonio continues to dominate the state of Illinois.
Just one thing, he coaches in Michigan.
The freshmen who will suit up for the first game of Illinois' future home-and-home series with Duke are currently 8 years old.
Illinois defensive greats Simeon Rice, Dana Howard and Moe Gardner are among a large group of former Big Ten players on this year's ballot for the College Football Hall of Fame.
One prominent Illinois athletics alumnus isn't too happy with his alma mater right now.