Clay Nurse

Illinois Fighting Illini #97 - Defensive Linesman

  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 260

Where Are They Now: The Final Zook Staff


Ron Zook’s 2011 coaching staff is spread throughout the football world

Illinois Football: All Eyes on the Sophomore Class Entering Summer


Lovie’s tenure early on will be judged on the success of this class.

2011 Closing Arguments - Illinois


Gone are Mikel Leshoure, Corey Liuget, Clay Nurse, Martez Wilson, Nate Bussey, Jarred Fayson, and Eddie McGee, but there's reason to believe that maybe, just maybe, the 2011 Illini have got what it...

2011 Big Ten Football: Leaders Division Preview


Travis Miller takes a look at the first year of the new Leaders Division in the Big Ten.

Patriots Announce Signing of 12 UDFA's and Other Moves


The Patriots have officially announced their first transactions of the offseason

Patriots UDFAs: ILB Leonard, DE/LBs Nurse and Coulson in the Mix


The Patriots have picked up another three undrafted rookies, two of which are project pass rushers.

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.

B1G 2011 // Illinois Cocktail Party Preview


The next stop on our virtual road tour is Champaign, Illinois, home of the Fighting Illini.

Will Either Division Dominate the Big Ten in 2011?


Like it or not it looks on paper like the Big Ten will benefit from a fairly balanced divisional lineup in 2011

2011 NFL Draft rankings: 200-151

With postseason all-star games completed, it's a good time to revisit the site's 2011 NFL Draft overall rankings. (Note: Rankings aren't intended to predict draft placement)

Replacing Mikel Leshoure And The Illini 2011 NFL Draft Departures.


The Illini lose three very important players to the NFL this year, who can we expect to try and replace their production?