Justin Staples

Illinois Fighting Illini #54 - Defensive Linesman

  • Height: 6-4
  • Weight: 240

Remember When? Season Kickoff 2010


Let’s look back at the first game of the previous decade for the Illini

Illinois searches for play-makers


Tim Beckman didn't really do anything right in his first year as Illinois head coach, but it's hard to say that anybody would have been able to make much of the roster he inherited.

VIDEO: Beckman's Weekly Press Conference: 10/29


"You watched the game and it's exactly what you see when you watch it on film. We were our worst enemy and we talked about that after the football game, and I've talked about it with the football...



Breaking down yesterday's loss while counting down the days until basketball season.

Wisconsin Badgers Game Day: Illinois

Breaking down Wisconsin's Week 6 opponent, the Illinois Fighting Illini.

2012 Illinois Offseason: Fighting Illini Suspend Justin Staples Following DUI


The Illinois Fighting Illini have suspended junior Justin Staples indefinitely, according to the Daily Illini. Staples was charged with driving under the influence after being pulled over on Feb....

Illinois Spring Football: Big Ten MACtion And Missing Whitney Mercilus


Also under way on Wednesday: Illinois Fighting Illini spring football. The Blue and Orange Game is dialed in for April 14 and they have a new head coach, as you might've heard. Tim Beckman left the...

Previewing the Illinois Fighting Illini: Part II - Defense and Special Teams


Bruins Nation previews the Illinois Fighting Illini: Part II - Defense and Special Teams

Know Thy Opponent 2011: Illinois Fighting Illini


taking a look at the Illinois Fighting Illini

2011 Season Preview: Service Breaks And The Illinois Fighting Illini

A look at the 2011 Illinois Fighting Illini football team. Ron Zook and his new-and-improved coaching staff surprised everybody in 2010 by not only surviving, but improving significantly.

Know thy Opponent 2009: Illinois Fighting Illini


Hammer and Rails takes a look at the Illinois Fighting Illini

Illinois: 2009 Beyond the Box Score Preseason Preview: The Defense


A statistical look at the Illinois defense in anticipation of the September 5 Missouri-Illinois game.