Dere Hicks

Illinois Fighting Illini #28 - Defensive Back

  • Height: 5-10
  • Weight: 175

Throwback Thursday: Illinois neutralizes Ricky Stanzi to defeat the Iowa Hawkeyes


Shortly before a hiatus in the Illinois-Iowa series, Illinois shines.

Almost 10 years later, the performances of Illinois, Juice Williams against Ohio State is still frustrating


The Illini controlled almost 14 minutes of the 4th quarter in this 2007 contest, and I am still #madonline about it.

Know thy Opponent 2010: Illinois Fighting Illini


Hammer & Rails takes a look at the battle for the Purdue Cannon when Purdue travels to Illinois on October 30th.

Name of the Week: Illinois Edition


So last week, Sippin on Purple saw the greatest name poll in its brief history: Pat Angerer was up 39-38 with five minutes to game time, and somebody swooped in at the 11th hour and cast a vote for...

An Almost Timely Early Look At The 2009 Schedule - Week 10 v. Illinois - November 7, 2009.


Illinois at Minnesota Preview - November 7, 2009

Know thy Opponent 2009: Illinois Fighting Illini


Hammer and Rails takes a look at the Illinois Fighting Illini

Illini Unit Breakdown: The Defensive Secondary.


A defensive secondary without Vontae Davis, hmm this might not be too pretty.

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.