Jake Howe

Illinois Fighting Illini #95

  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 305
  • Seasons: SR

Illinois has bad, bad vibes

If you ignore the bad vibes, Tim Beckman and Illinois have some things going for them, but it's going to take a couple of breaks for Beckman to survive and the Illini to thrive in 2015.

Illinois Football Team Awards

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Illinois Football held their annual award banquet this weekend. Seniors Reilly O'Toole and Earnest Thomas III were amongst the players recognized.

WEEK TEN PREVIEW: Ohio State Buckeyes

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The duel to the death for the highly valued Illibuck returns once more as the Illini take on Ohio State in the 'Shoe.

WEEK EIGHT PREVIEW: Minnesota Golden Gophers

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They're going to run the ball. We cannot stop them.

FILM REVIEW: Purdue Boilermakers

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We broke down the five worst plays from the Purdue game to get you through your bye weekend.

WEEK SEVEN PREVIEW: Wisconsin Badgers

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Illinois is going to face a horde of angry Badgers after Wisconsin's loss to Northwestern last weekend.

WEEK SIX PREVIEW: PURDUE BOILERMAKERS

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Hide the children and break out the Windex coladas because Illinois and Purdue have a football game to play.

WEEK FOUR PREVIEW: Texas State Bobcats

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We preview the fourth game on the Illinois football schedule as the Texas State Bobcats come to town for what could be another shootout.

Preview: Youngstown State

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Get ready for an INTENSE first game against an FCS opponent which can really only end in mild satisfaction or CATASTROPHIC FAILURE.

Camp Rantoul Observations

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What did we see down in Rantoul?

Position Preview: Defensive Line

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The Illini defensive line struggled mightily last season; can they turn it around for the 2014 campaign?

Illinois likely surging, but which way?

Take the name off of the jersey, and everything about Illinois looks like a team that will still be about the country's 70th-best. But Illinois seems addicted to huge surges, backward and forward....