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Former Illinois O-Lineman Afryl Passes Away

(CBS) Family, friends and teammates at two universities are mourning the death of a former University of Illinois football player who died during a voluntary pre-season conditioning drill at Winona State University. 289 more words




When I first decided to start this blog, I instantly knew what was going to be the first topic of my very first post. Before we get into that, I just wanted to outline which teams I am truly a die hard fan for. 1,147 more words


Illini basketball players bonding with Navy Seals

For the second straight year the Illinois Men’s Basketball team is building a bond with each other through Navy Seals training.  The Illini completed a four day camp where they were working together in boats, throwing each other over barriers and diving through ice water.  28 more words


Too Excited

I’m an Illinois Fighting Illini fan. As such, I should never get too terribly excited about recruiting. Right now I just can’t help it, though. Illinois head coach John Groce, and his team of assistants, is making a huge mark in the recruiting world. 689 more words


Wisch: I'm Now A Rashad McCants Fan

By Dave Wischnowsky –

(CBS) During the 2004-05 college basketball season, Rashad McCants rarely went to class at the University of North Carolina. His tutors wrote his term papers. 805 more words


Up to Speed

Woah. Okay, I’ve been MIA for quite some time, but hopefully you’ll forgive me.

Soooo, from mid-March up ’til now has been pretty normal. Not too many deep (if you can even call them deep) thoughts or questions I need answering. 341 more words


12 Dates of Christmas - April-ish

Yet another belated post, but for consistency’s sake…

I recently moved to Chicago (more on that adventure to come later), and April and May breezed past me like a strong, stormy wind. 280 more words