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2002 WR Hank Beatty commits to Bret Bielema and the Illini

2002 WR Hank Beatty commits to Bret Bielema and the Illini

IlliniGuys.com staff For the 2nd time in as many […]

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2022 Indiana OT Hunter Whitenack Commits to Illini

2022 Indiana OT Hunter Whitenack Commits to Illini

This three-time Indiana Football Coaches Association (IFCA) All-State offensive tackle provides the Illini their second offensive line commitment for their 2022 class following the commitment of 6-foot-3, 285-lbs interior offensive lineman Joey Okla of Hartland, Wisconsin in February.

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Johnny Newton looks to step into bigger role for Illini this fall

Johnny Newton looks to step into bigger role for Illini this fall

By Gavin Good/IlliniGuys.com Football Contributor April 15, 2021 Johnny […]

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Spotlight on Peyton Vining

Spotlight on Peyton Vining

By Steve Sturm/IlliniGuys.com Football Contributor April 14, 2021 The […]

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Football Recruiting - Spotlight on Jack Badovinac

Football Recruiting - Spotlight on Jack Badovinac

By Steve Sturm/IlliniGuys.com Contributor April 8, 2021 Illinois added […]

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Spotlight on Illini commit Donovan Leary

Spotlight on Illini commit Donovan Leary

By Steve Sturm/IlliniGuys.com Contributor April 2, 2021 Illinois gained […]

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Lowe sees 'major changes' in Illini

Lowe sees 'major changes' in Illini

By Gavin Good/IlliniGuys.com Contributor March 31, 2021 When Vederian […]

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2022 QB Commit Donovan Leary speaks with IlliniGuys

2022 QB Commit Donovan Leary speaks with IlliniGuys

IlliniGuys.com Staff (cover photo courtesy NJ.com) Class 0f 2022 […]

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Recruiting Class Blast from the Past: 2009

Recruiting Class Blast from the Past: 2009

In some ways, Ron Zook was still at the height of his recruiting powers in 2009, but in others, this class was the beginning of the end. The class itself was highly-ranked at 35th in the nation with only 21 members in the class.

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Inside the Illini's organized digital recruiting effort

Inside the Illini's organized digital recruiting effort

This is the new normal for Illini football, led by a coach who is fully committed to meeting recruits where they’re at. In today’s pandemic environment, that often means on social media, where news flies fast and fans flock to recruits’ pages to sway them to their school.

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Peters, Williams set to battle for QB1 spot once again

Peters, Williams set to battle for QB1 spot once again

By Gavin Good/IlliniGuys.com Contributor If you’re one of the […]

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Day 1 notes -- Bielema opens Illini spring football practice

Day 1 notes -- Bielema opens Illini spring football practice

By Gavin Good/IlliniGuys.com contributor (Publisher's note: We are excited […]

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