Kenny Nelson

Illinois Fighting Illini #58

  • Height: 6-6
  • Weight: 250
  • Seasons: JR

Lovie Smith's chance to find stability at Illinois

It's Lovie Smith's turn to attempt to bring stability to the Illinois football program, but he's got plenty of issues to address out of the gates.

Illinois' Week 2 Depth Chart


The two-deep is almost identical to Week 1, but there are a few changes.

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.

Who replaces Jihad Ward?


Perhaps the best player on the Illini defense will miss the early part of the non-conference schedule. Who can step up during his absence?

Projected Illini Football Depth Chart


A look at the projected overall team depth chart for the Fighting Illini in 2015.

DE Paul James III Leaves Illinois


#SummerofWelp continues as the expected 2016 starter at defensive end leaves the program due to likely academic or behavioral issues.

Spring Game Preview: Defensive Line


There are position battles and talent. What more could you ask for going into the Spring Game? Take a look at the old and improved defensive line.

PREVIEW: Penn State Nittany Lions


Illinois will fight, but it's hard to imagine a victory against Penn State this weekend.

Game Thread: Illinois @ #16 Ohio State


Game info and conversation for Illinois' Week 10 matchup against the Ohio State Buckeyes.

WEEK THREE PREVIEW: Washington Huskies


From their potent rushing attack to their beastly man in the middle, TCR previews the Fighting Illini's Week Three opponent: the Washington Huskies.

Game Thread: Illinois vs Western Kentucky


Game conversation for Illinois' Week 2 matchup against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

The Statistical Brain Dump: Youngstown State


Our new series takes a look inside the box score for an in-depth analysis of Illinois Football's 28-17 win over Youngstown State.