The Arch Rivalry game really is a misnomer. The Missouri Tigers have taken down the Illinois Fighting Illini in 16 of the 23 times they have played, and have won all five of the games since the "rivalry" started back up in the early 2000's. For whatever reason, since the Illini have dominated the Border War basketball series (winning 20-of-28 matchups), everyone seems … [Read more...] about Illinois and Missouri Square Off in the Arch Rivalry Game
nathan scheelhaase named starting QB
It appears that recently appointed Illini starting QB Nathan Scheelhasse has gotten a "mandate" or "vote of confidence" by default. The redshirt freshman wasn't granted an actual vote of confidence, or a mandate from the coaching staff, it's just now he has no competition breathing down his neck. True freshman Chandler Widmer never stepped up, and Jacob Charest is now exiting … [Read more...] about Illini QB Jacob Charest- HE GONE!!!
Illinois football coach Ron Zook today announced that Nathan Scheelhaase will enter the 2010 season as the Fighting Illini's starting quarterback. One of the biggest questions entering the 2010 season was "who will replace Juice Williams?" Old #7 had a very disappointing senior season, but he still departed UI the school's all-time leader in total offense. By Paul M. Banks … [Read more...] about Nathan Scheelhaase named Juice’s successor at Illinois QB