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Postmortem: Illinois Football’s Inevitable 5-7 Season

There is no escaping destiny

Week 10 Big Ten Power Poll: Justified

Good lord, I’d love to write about this show and absolutely no football if they’d let me.

Debunking the Purdue Cannon: A Failed Attempt at Rewriting Big Ten History

Come for the football folklore, stick around for the archival research.

Week 1: B1G Evening Game Thread

B1G After Dark: Let’s Get Weird

Illinois Closing Arguments 2023: It’s (Still) Happening

Anyone Could Win The Big Ten West...But Especially Illinois!

Illinois Fighting Illini Football Will Post A Winning Record In 2023

A Thumpasaurus Roundtable Discussion

Fighting Illini Football, the Transfer Portal and the Quarterback Position: A History

This ain’t our first rodeo

Illinois Fighting Illini Basketball Fans Are Mad Online Because They’re Going To Be Bad This Year

Why are you so mad?

The Top Ten Illinois Fighting Illini Football Rock Fight Games of the Modern Era

College football keeps trying to evolve, but in the Heartland we don’t believe in evolution

It’s July...and it’s Illinois week???

Firing Brad Underwood Would Be The Most Deranged Act In The History Of Ilinois Fighting Illini Athletics

Are you people demented beyond repair?

Illinois Football Retains The Law Firm: Johnny Newton & Keith Randolph Forgo NFL Draft

It’s gonna get litigious in the trenches.

Decimated Illinois, Gutted Mississippi State: How to Navigate an Emotional Reliaquest Bowl

Illini, CLANGA, and the Artist Formerly Known as the Outback Bowl

Closing Arguments: Are the Illini going to fight in 2022?

Will Bert build on a decent 2021 or take a step back?

B1G 2022: Illinois Mailbag

You asked, we answered!

2022 Illinois Season Predictions: Are the Illini the new Big Ten CHAOS TEAM?

Asking if BERT’s Illini can turn a corner in 2022, and designing the best version of the horseshoe sandwich we possibly can.

Is Bret Bielema’s Fighting Illini Football More Iowa or Wisconsin? // B1G 2022

Solid defense and no receivers: a Big Ten West tradition!

Illinois Fighting Illini Football Rebuild Progress Check: Bret Bielema Edition // B1G 2022

It’s never too early to check construction progress.

Illinois Fighting Illini Football Cocktail Party Preview // B1G 2022

Let’s not get ahead of ourselves here.

B1G 2022: Illinois Mailbag Call!

Ask us anything about Illinois football!

Illinois Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball Season Preview: Still A Big Ten Title Contender In 2021-22

Kofi Cockburn and Andre Curbelo provide a chance at the title

ILLINUTGERS VIII: Wake Up, Big Ten. Wake Up, College Football. It’s Illinutgers Week.

The only game that ever matters is almost upon us.

Illinois Football Hired Tim Beckman Again


At Least You Can Always Count On Illinois Football Never Changing

Feel like I’ve been here before

Closing Arguments: Illinois and the Promising 2-10 Season

Not all 2-10 seasons are created equal

B1G 2021, Illinois Potluck #3: Can Bret Bielema survive Year 1?

Why central Illinois and the Illinois schedule presents a heart attack in waiting for the man in charge of the ILL Family or whatever it’s called

In Memoriam: Lovie Smith, Illinois Fighting Illini Football Head Coach 2016-2020

At last the Lovie Smith era gets a proper tribute

B1G 2021: The recipe for hating Illinois

Take 2 cups of consistently making the B1G look bad in big moments, mix in equal parts delusion and self-hatred freshly squeezed from fans, add a dollop of pathos, and stir

B1G 2021 // Does this Fighting Illini football roster have the potential for greatness with good coaching?

Raising more questions than answers on Off Talkle Empire

B1G 2021 // Is Bret Bielema The Beacon Of Basic Competence That Illinois Fighting Illini Football Needs?

A panel of experts debate the merits going into Year 1 of the ReBERTh

B1G 2021, Potluck #2: Dubious Claims and EXCITING ILLINI TRANSFER NEWS

Will Artur Sitkowski be the King of Diamonds, or the Horseradish Capital of the Upper Midwest? This is a real question people are asking.

Illinois Coaching Fails

Let me tell you why we suck.


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