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2019 Schedule
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Minnesota to play W. Illinois of FCS in 2022

The Gophers announced Tuesday they've added the Leathernecks for Sept. 10, 2022, giving them five straight home games to start the slate for the first time since 1933.

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DL stays at Senior Bowl as fiancée gives birth

NFL prospect Khalen Saunders of Western Illinois elected to stay at the Senior Bowl after he was informed that his fiancée had gone into labor back in Chicago. She gave birth Tuesday.

Illinois returns block punt for TD (0:39)

AP FCS All-America Team

Defending national champion and top-ranked James Madison placed three players on The Associated Press FCS All-America first team, more than any other school.

A trick play and a little luck gets Western Illinois on the board (0:33)
Western Illinois knocks down last chance to earn the upset (0:48)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Senior Writer 

It wouldn't surprise me to see Illinois block a punt today. Came close on the first two. I sat in on special teams meeting this week and coaches felt Western Illinois' Nathan Knuffman is vulnerable after having two punts blocked last week.

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WIU's Veloz to give bone marrow for transplant

A Western Illinois University linebacker soon will give an infant suffering from a rare immune disorder a precious gift in the game of life -- a bone marrow transplant.

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College basketball: State of the state

Illinois college basketball has seen some dark years in the last decade.The state didn’t place a single team in the NCAA tournament in three of the last six seasons.


Memphis gets OT Gabe Kuhn

Senior offensive lineman Gabe Kuhn (St. Joseph, Mo./Lafayette) has given his commitment to Memphis, according to sources.Ball State, Missouri State, Western Illinois and Western Kentucky also extended scholarship offers to the 6-foot-4, 265-pound prospect.

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