Latest Illinois Videos

Latest Illinois Video News

Nebraska paces linebacker unit rankings

David Santos

Chi Chi Ariguzo Interception

Linebackers are the heart and soul of any good defense. Speed, strength, athletic ability, toughness … they must embody all of it. And no Big Ten team has a better collection of linebackers than Nebraska.

Read More

Find out more about:

Buckeyes lead defensive line unit rankings

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

Noah Spence with the Sack

The Big Ten unit rankings continue with a look at the defensive lines. And, there are three standout fronts in the league, paced by Ohio State. In fact, the Buckeyes may have the best d-line in the nation.

Read More

Find out more about:

Terps top Big Ten pass-catcher rankings

Big Ten Wide Receivers

Bell Goes Up Top for the One-Handed Grab, Touchdown!

I continue my Big Ten unit rankings with a look at the receiving/tight end corps. There is no shortage of good targets, with Big Ten newcomer Maryland featuring a monster collection of pass-catchers.

Read More

Find out more about:

Seven Big Ten names up for ESPY Award on July 16

Russell Wilson

#BTNLive Talks About Russell Wilson

Who was the best male college athlete from the 2014 sports year? How about the best male U.S. Olympian? Those are just two of the six categories in which a current or former Big Ten athlete is nominated for at this year’s ESPY Awards on July 16 at the Nokia Theatre L.A.

Read More

Find out more about:

Iowa leads Big Ten's offensive line rankings

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Weisman Scores 2nd TD of the Day

Ask any coach, and he’ll tell you games are won in the trenches. So, that means teams ranked highly on this list should be in store for good seasons, right?

Read More

Find out more about:

Penn State tops offensive backfield rankings

Christian Hackenberg

Zwinak's 50 Yard Touchdown Rush

The dog days of summer are settling in. That means two things: The Cubs’ season is officially over, and it’s time to look at the Big Ten units. I’ll begin with a look at the offensive backfields. And, as you’ll see, there is a lot of talent at running back—as well as some top-flight quarterbacks.

Read More

Find out more about: , ,