The Illini football team will hold it’s annual spring scrimmage under the Friday night lights instead of on a usual Saturday. Friday night lights: “clear eyes, full hearts, CAN’T LOSE!” And that’s guaranteed- the Illini football team can not lose this game. Tim Beckman may have gone winless in his first Big Ten season, but he will not lose this one, as it is an orange and blue game; an intrasquad scrimmage.
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Now it wouldn’t be a Tim Beckman press conference without a mention of food, and some “hunger games” to boot. And this year’s contest has some Jimmie John’s on the line within the coaching staff. Last year, the winning team got STEAKS AND CAKES while the loser had to eat frank and beans. And I know you remember the lasagna references in Beckman’s first press conference at Illinois.
Illini football Spring Game Details
When: Friday, April 12, 2013 8 p.m. CDT
Where: Memorial Stadium, Champaign, Ill.
Television: Live on Big Ten Network (Brian Barnhart, J Leman and Kara Lentz)
Radio: WDWS AM-1400 (Steve Kelly, Kurt Kittner and Martin O’Donnell)
Fan Info: Admission is free and doors open at 7 p.m. Only the east side of Memorial Stadium will be open for the public. Fans are asked to enter through Gates 17, 19 and 21. Concession stands will be open. View Stadium Map.
Parking: Free parking in the lots surrounding Memorial Stadium and the Assembly Hall.
Turn your speakers down when you play this on your computer, because TIM BECKMAN SPEAKS A BIT LOUDLY IN MOST OF THIS VIDEO
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