Posts Tagged Champaign

Illini field goal sinks Penn State, 16-14

Illinois place kicker David Reisner (38) is congratulated by teammates after kicking the game-winning field goal in the closing seconds of the fourth quarter of an NCAA football game  against Penn State Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. Illinois won 16-14. (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Late in the fourth quarter Saturday, Illinois kicker David Reisner lined up for a 50-yard field goal and watched as a hard wind pushed it wide left of the target.

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Kittner leaving Illini football broadcasts

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — For the past eight football seasons former Illinois quarterback Kurt Kittner has handled the color commentary on Illini radio broadcasts.

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Beckman says bowl in reach as pressure builds

Illinois head coach Tim Beckman stands on the sidelines during the third quarter of an NCAA football game against Iowa Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois coach Tim Beckman insisted Monday that his reeling team has improved over the past year and could still get to a bowl game.

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