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How Al Davis went from community college co-defensive coordinator to Illinois football defensive tackles coach

CHAMPAIGN — Before Lovie Smith left Hutchinson Community College on a routine recruiting visit, he knew he had to get co-defensive coordinator Al Davis' phone number.

Vandy AD resigns, interim Lee breaks SEC barrier

Vanderbilt athletic director Malcolm Turner has stepped down after one year on the job. He will be replaced in the interim by Candice Lee, who becomes the SEC's first black, female AD.

Illini Basketball: Hoops Recruiting

Good Morning, #Illini Nation: A recruiting update via @srrichey https://t.co/CneXelrFTG IlliniHQ (@IlliniHQ) February 4, 2020...

Illinois Football: Illini target Bunchie Young in Super Bowl commercial

I have always said the Illinois football coaching staff is one of the hardest working group of recruiters in the nation. The Illini have been offering scholarships to kids at all levels since Lovie Smith took over the program. There are some recruits who are still being targeted for the class of 2020. National Signing [] Illinois Football: Illini target Bunchie Young in Super Bowl commercial - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Why Illinois football coach Lovie Smith elected to split up the defensive line coaching duties

In an effort to give defensive linemen more hands-on coaching, Smith hired Al Davis as defensive tackles coach and Jimmy Lindsey as defensive ends coach.

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Illinois moves to No. 20 in latest AP Poll

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Illinois Basketball: 3 observations from the Illini loss to Iowa

The Illinois basketball team tried to extend their winning streak, but the Iowa Hawkeyes had other plans on Sunday afternoon. Illinois and Iowa kept the game close for the entirety. There wasnt a point in the game where I thought one team was running away with it. Both programs fought and, sadly, the Illini couldnt [] Illinois Basketball: 3 observations from the Illini loss to Iowa - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Super Bowl LIV: Chiefs' vision came together late as Hill, Kelce, and Watkins saved their best for last

Kansas City had a vision for their offense and it all came together in the fourth quarter

Super Bowl LIV: Chiefs' vision came together late as Hill, Kelce, and Watkins saved their best for last

Kansas City had a vision for their offense and it all came together in the fourth quarter

2020 Illinois Baseball Positions Preview: Pitchers and Catchers

The Illini have a bundle of newcomers to their bullpen

Illinois Basketball: Illini MVP of the game against Iowa

The Illinois basketball team fell to the Iowa Hawkeyes on Sunday, 72-65, in what was a hard-fought game for the Orange and Blue. The Illiniplayed well against Iowa. Illinois went back and forth with the Hawkeyes up until the last four minutes of the game. They played well on both offense and defense. Some Illinois [] Illinois Basketball: Illini MVP of the game against Iowa - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

'Third-and-forever': How Patrick Mahomes, Tyreek Hill ignited Chiefs' Super Bowl 2020 comeback with one play

The Chiefs appeared to be dead -- until Mahomes and Hill rescued their championship hopes with one huge play

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From @BobAsmussen: Illinois can use Sunday's loss at Iowa as a learning experience. #Illini https://t.co/PFTU7Wnqqq via @news_gazette IlliniHQ (@IlliniHQ) February 2, 2020 Quick hits: Iowa muddles B1G race with physical win over #IlliniWhat happened, what it means, star of...

ILLINOIS BASKETBALL NOTEBOOK: Bench has been key for No. 19 Illini

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Illinois had foul trouble early for yet another game on Sunday in a loss to Iowa in Iowa City.

Garza scores 25 points, No. 18 Iowa ends No. 19 Illinois' 7-game win streak

Luka Garza, the Big Ten's leading scorer, bounced back from a slow start to score 25 points and No. 18 Iowa clamped down in the final four minutes to beat