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hail2orngeNblue

  • joined Aug 28, 2013
  • last login Nov 06, 2013
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I'm a 40 something family man that loves sports. I'm in sales with Prairie Farms, get a lot of windshield time and listen to sportstalk all day. First Illinois game was in 1983. Jack Trudeau vs Mike Tomczak and the Ohio St Buckeyes. End of the 4th, Thomas Rooks plowed 21 yds through the Buckeye defense for a 17-13 win (first over Bucks since '67). Ended up on field, nearly killed by goalposts as they crashed to the ground and I was hooked for life. Also, was in Ann Arbor in '93 for the Illini's first win up there since '66. (had 103 degree temp, almost died that day too) I'm extremely Big Ten proud, and very excited to be a part of Off Tackle Empire.

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  • NFL Chicago Bears
  • NCAAF Illinois Fighting Illini
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llinois smacks Cincinnati 45-17 in a stunner at Memorial Stadium. Is there hope after all for Tim Beckman?

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Storm clouds loom outside Champaign as the Illini get set to begin the '13 campaign. Here's 10 questions surrounding the program.

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