Decisions Looming On Freshmen For Bielema’s Illini Coaching Staff

Decisions need to be made on several young players on this 2021 roster before this coaching staff gets a chance to make evaluations.

Even with a four-game window before canceling a possible redshirt season, Illinois first-year head coach Bret Bielema knows he can’t attempt to rush the development of young talent at the risk of stunting their growth and confidence.

“It’s little things with each guy, to be quite honest,” Bielema said. “Sometimes you can tell by their body language they just feel really confident, feel really good and you see them do things repeatedly during . . .

Premium Members Only.  Please Subscribe To View The Full Article.

Subscribe Today

One-stop destination for Illini sports news, analysis and interactive contents.

Drag a button, link, or anything else into the icon box to place it below the text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet elit.

Weekly podcasts including “Sturdy for 30” and “I on the Illini”

Drag a button, link, or anything else into the icon box to place it below the text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet elit.

“Illini Guys Zoom Calls” during games and special events

Drag a button, link, or anything else into the icon box to place it below the text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet elit.

Special appearances by “Illini Legends” and other national sports personalities

Drag a button, link, or anything else into the icon box to place it below the text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet elit.

Special appearances by “Illini Legends” and other national sports personalities

Drag a button, link, or anything else into the icon box to place it below the text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet elit.

Video breakdowns and game analysis

Drag a button, link, or anything else into the icon box to place it below the text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet elit.

Owned, managed and run by diehard Illini fans for Illini fans everywhere

Drag a button, link, or anything else into the icon box to place it below the text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet elit.

Premium Members Only.  Please Subscribe To View The Full Article.

Subscribe Today

One-stop destination for Illini sports news, analysis and interactive contents.

Drag a button, link, or anything else into the icon box to place it below the text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet elit.

Weekly podcasts including “Sturdy for 30” and “I on the Illini”

Drag a button, link, or anything else into the icon box to place it below the text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet elit.

“Illini Guys Zoom Calls” during games and special events

Drag a button, link, or anything else into the icon box to place it below the text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet elit.

Special appearances by “Illini Legends” and other national sports personalities

Drag a button, link, or anything else into the icon box to place it below the text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet elit.

Special appearances by “Illini Legends” and other national sports personalities

Drag a button, link, or anything else into the icon box to place it below the text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet elit.

Video breakdowns and game analysis

Drag a button, link, or anything else into the icon box to place it below the text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet elit.

Owned, managed and run by diehard Illini fans for Illini fans everywhere

Drag a button, link, or anything else into the icon box to place it below the text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet elit.

Podcasts

IlliniMinute - 10.28.21 presented by Busey Bank

Read

Sturdyfor30 - Jeff Goodman

Read

I on the Illini - Illini Hoops Crushes St. Francis 101-34 (S1,Ep61)

Read

I on the Illini - 9OT Fighting Illini Victory Over Penn State (S1, Ep60)

Read

I on the Illini - Illini Basketball Returns - St. Francis (IL) Preview (S1, Ep 59)

Read

IlliniGuys Sports Spectacular - Oct 22 Weekend - 2nd Hour

Read

IlliniGuys Sports Spectacular - Oct 22 Weekend - 1st Hour

Read

Ked's Recruiting Roundup - Fears and Boswell Update

Read

Sturdyfor30 - Robbie Hummel

Read

IlliniGuys Sports Spectacular - Oct 15 Weekend - 1st Hour

Read

IlliniGuys Sports Spectacular - Oct 15 Weekend - 2nd Hour

Read

I on the Illini - Mike Pearson - The Illini Historian (S1,Ep58)

Read

I on the Illini - Wisconsin Breakdown and Open Men's Basketball Practice Discussion (S1,Ep57)

Read

IlliniGuys Sports Spectacular - Oct 8 Weekend - 1st Hour

Read

IlliniGuys Sports Spectacular - Oct 8 Weekend - 2nd Hour

Read