The Marching Illini stopped by Memorial Stadium Saturday afternoon to play their line-up of game day songs for the football team, including favorites like Oskee Wow Wow, Illinois Loyalty, Low Brass, Hail to the Orange and more.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Brandon Peters is Illinois' starting quarterback, head coach Lovie Smith announced Tuesday. Peters, a graduate transfer from Michigan, will start the Fighting Illini's season opener Aug. 31 against Akron at Memorial Stadium.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Illinois freshman defensive back Marquez Beason suffered a season-ending injury August 13 at practice, head coach Lovie Smith announced Monday. Beason was a consensus four-star recruit out of Duncanville High School (Texas) and Illinois' top-rated high school recruit in the last 10 years.
The 2019 Fighting Illini Football Preview Show debuts Tuesday, Aug. 20, and will air on Fox Sports Midwest, Big Ten Network, NBC Sports Chicago, WCIA and WCIX several times leading up to the season opener vs. Akron Aug. 31. The first showing will be Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 5:30 pm CT on Fox Sports Midwest.