Pat Flavin

Illinois Fighting Illini #75 - Offensive Linesman

  • Height: 6-7
  • Weight: 300
  • 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.

29 Predictions for 2015 Illini Football

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Here are some BOLD, MUST-READ predictions for the 2015 season.

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.

Projected Illini Football Depth Chart

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

Illinois' Top Preseason Position Battles

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These five roles will need to be sorted out during Camp Rantoul.

Know Thy Opponent 2015: Illinois Fighting Illini

We may be bad in the Big Ten, but we're not Illinois!

WEEK FIVE PREVIEW: Nebraska Cornhuskers

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The Illini are set to go up against a venerable buzzsaw this week in the fearsome Nebraska offense. We break down the key match-ups and offer a prediction for Saturday's primetime showdown.

The Statistical Brain Dump: Washington Huskies

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Our thoughts on topics ranging from Illini fandom and what the Illini need to improve upon going forward.

Dawg Talk—Illinois

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Alex and Ryan discuss Washington's "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" defense, and wonder how the secondary will cope with the suspension of Marcus Peters.

WEEK THREE PREVIEW: Washington Huskies

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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

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

Position Preview Series: Offensive Line

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Questions of depth and right tackles abound, but the Illini OL still looks to be solid in 2014.