Illinois has had an interim head football coach for two and a half months whose future has been unknown.
“Distractions” is a pretty mild way of putting it.
Tim Beckman was fired as a the Illinois head football coach a week before the season started, when an investigation into the program initially found that Beckman made efforts to deter injury repor
Mike Thomas' tenure as the athletics director at the University of Illinois is over.
Jihad Ward was listed as probable when the Illini released their injury report for Friday night's season-opening game against Kent State.