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Ked's Recruiting Corner - Football and Basketball Recruit Updates

Ked's Recruiting Corner - Football and Basketball Recruit Updates

Kedric Prince, IlliniGuys Director of Recruiting

September 6, 2021

Football Recruit Updates

The loss Saturday was a setback for the team, obviously and some fans.

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Basketball Recruiting - Potential 2022 Wing Scenarios

Basketball Recruiting - Potential 2022 Wing Scenarios

Connor Cagley, IlliniGuys Basketball Writer September 6, 2021 Disclaimer: […]

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Football Recruiting: Kaden Feagin likes what he sees in Illinois

Football Recruiting: Kaden Feagin likes what he sees in Illinois

By Kedric Prince - IlliniGuys.com Director of Recruiting

September 3, 2021

Kaden Feagin, a 6-foot-3, 221-pound athlete from Arthur, Illinois, is a big target for the Illinois coaching staff.

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Mike Cagley's Heat Checks and Hail Marys - What are this year's Illini?

Mike Cagley's Heat Checks and Hail Marys - What are this year's Illini?

September 5, 2021 Tough loss for the Illini last […]

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Illini Unable To Translate Week 1 Success Into Back-to-Back Wins

Illini Unable To Translate Week 1 Success Into Back-to-Back Wins

Illinois riding the roller coaster ride of emotions following […]

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Illini stunned at home by UTSA, 37-30

Illini stunned at home by UTSA, 37-30

IlliniGuys.com staff September 4, 2021 (Cover photo courtesy Craig […]

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Recruiting: In-state running back keeping tabs on Illinois

Recruiting: In-state running back keeping tabs on Illinois

By Kedric Prince - IlliniGuys.com Director of Recruiting

September 3, 2021

Montini RB Joshua Robinson is in awe of the new regime taking place in his home state with the Fighting Illini.

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UTSA Game to Serve as Illini’s Next Lesson for Bielema’s Culture Change

UTSA Game to Serve as Illini’s Next Lesson for Bielema’s Culture Change

Instead of needing to show bad habits from last week, Illinois head coach Bret Bielema is hoping what worked in Week Zero carries over to the following game. 

Matt Stevens, IlliniGuys Staff Writer

September 4, 2021

Preview Box

Texas-San Antonio at Illinois

Date/Time/Place: Saturday Sept. 4, 2021: 6:30 CST, Memorial Stadium.

Surface: Field Turf

Capacity: 60,670

Records: Illinois 1-0 in 2021; 2-6 in 2020; UTSA 0-0 in 2021; 7-5 in 2020.

Betting Line: Illinois by 5. 

Series notes: First meeting between the two schools. 

TV: BTN; Lisa Byington (play-by-play), Anthony Herron (analyst), and Coley Harvey (sideline)

Radio (Illinois): Brian Barnhart (PBP), Martin O'Donnell (analysis) & Steve Kelly (Pre/HT/Post) » The broadcast can be heard live on TuneIn online radio, Sirius/ XM satellite radio & SiriusXM Internet and at FightingIllini.com.

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IlliniGuys UTSA-Illinois Predictions

IlliniGuys UTSA-Illinois Predictions

The Illini begin the Bielema Era with the best […]

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Newton & Randolph Provide Foundation For Illini Defensive Line Future

Newton & Randolph Provide Foundation For Illini Defensive Line Future

No matter how many players have their hand in the ground, Illinois defensive line coach Terrance Jamison sees Saturday’s opener as a positive starting point.

By Matt Stevens - IlliniGuys Football Writer/Analyst

September 2, 2021

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The news that he'd be one of the defensive linemen starting the following afternoon still came as a bit of a surprise to Jer'Zhan Newton.

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Recruiting: Illinois in the mix for Asa Thomas

Recruiting: Illinois in the mix for Asa Thomas

By Kedric Prince - IlliniGuys.com Director of Recruiting

September 3, 2021

Asa Thomas, a 6-foot-5, 185-pound small forward from Lake Forest, Illinois, is the next big target from the Illinois Wolves program.

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Illini LB Calvin Hart Jr. Has Season-Ending Knee Surgery; QB Brandon Peters Won’t Start Saturday

Illini LB Calvin Hart Jr. Has Season-Ending Knee Surgery; QB Brandon Peters Won’t Start Saturday

Bielema confirms the injury status of the two highlighted […]

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Recruiting:  2023 DL prospect Tyler Gant checks in after Saturday's win

Recruiting: 2023 DL prospect Tyler Gant checks in after Saturday's win

By Kedric Prince – IlliniGuys Director of Recruiting September […]

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Recruiting: 2023 prospect Oshobi Odior talks visit

Recruiting: 2023 prospect Oshobi Odior talks visit

The Fighting Illini appear to be headed in the right direction when it comes to recruiting these days. They are almost done with the class of 2022, but will definitely add a few more pieces, especially on the defensive side of the ball.

What is next? Start to zero in on the class of 2023. The big win over Big Ten foe Nebraska was a good showing and a positive step in the right direction to give future recruits a glimpse of the future. 

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Football Recruiting Spotlight on Alec Bryant

Football Recruiting Spotlight on Alec Bryant

By Steve Sturm, IlliniGuys Football Analyst September 1, 2021 […]

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