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UT Vols & I have a $100 bet. He said Illinois would win 6 games and go to a bowl game. To which I told him he was bat $hit crazy. Well, after less than stellar performances by Nebraska, Minnesota & Purdue, I think I may be in trouble. With Nebraska & Rutgers being home games, well ....... :?: :?: :?: :?:
I'm no President Trump fan but thank you sir for your comments in regard to the NFL and those protesting our nations anthem. You were spot on!!!

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GoBirdsGo II wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 5:03 pm
UT Vols & I have a $100 bet. He said Illinois would win 6 games and go to a bowl game. To which I told him he was bat $hit crazy. Well, after less than stellar performances by Nebraska, Minnesota & Purdue, I think I may be in trouble. With Nebraska & Rutgers being home games, well ....... :?: :?: :?: :?:
It is Illinois, but my expectation is 6 wins and a bowl game. So you might be out $100.
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Is Illinois finally turning the corner or is that the other teams are really bad?

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Let's talk after at least 3 wins gents. Lol

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tombs14 wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:48 pm
Let's talk after at least 3 wins gents. Lol
Which should be after 3 games....
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The only way 6 wins happens is with at least a 4-1 start to the season. Not impossible, but it's up to them to show it.
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squirrel wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:22 am
The only way 6 wins happens is with at least a 4-1 start to the season. Not impossible, but it's up to them to show it.
That sounds about right. They're really got to stay away from injuries, like the one to Mike Epstein.

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Connecticut on the road will be the key game. It’s not the opponent as much as it is a road game. Have tickets for Nebraska so am hoping that they are 3-0 and get a good crowd.
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squirrel wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:22 am
The only way 6 wins happens is with at least a 4-1 start to the season. Not impossible, but it's up to them to show it.
It was only 8 years ago (2011) that Illinois started 6-0 then promptly coughed up the rest of the regular season--their only remaining win coming in that Kraft Macaroni and Cheese Bowl (or whatever it was called) to finish 7-6. The disastrous finish cost coach Zook his job.

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Leatherneck wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:23 pm
squirrel wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:22 am
The only way 6 wins happens is with at least a 4-1 start to the season. Not impossible, but it's up to them to show it.
It was only 8 years ago (2011) that Illinois started 6-0 then promptly coughed up the rest of the regular season--their only remaining win coming in that Kraft Macaroni and Cheese Bowl (or whatever it was called) to finish 7-6. The disastrous finish cost coach Zook his job.
IIRC, that was the Texas bowl when they beat up on RG3's Baylor team.

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Illinois is more then likely a year away, coach is getting top notch recruits but it takes 5 years in football to turn things around in the right direction. He took over a program that was just horrible with little talent, the A.D. understood that and is being patient with him and giving him the right amount of time to get this done.

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tombs14 wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:43 pm
Leatherneck wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:23 pm
squirrel wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:22 am
The only way 6 wins happens is with at least a 4-1 start to the season. Not impossible, but it's up to them to show it.
It was only 8 years ago (2011) that Illinois started 6-0 then promptly coughed up the rest of the regular season--their only remaining win coming in that Kraft Macaroni and Cheese Bowl (or whatever it was called) to finish 7-6. The disastrous finish cost coach Zook his job.
IIRC, that was the Texas bowl when they beat up on RG3's Baylor team.
Wrong year. Texas Bowl was 2010.
Kraft Bowl was 2011 vs UCLA.
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Hunger bowl...yikes
6-6 vs UCLA 6-7. Yuck

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Illini performance vs UConn today should bring back your warm fuzzy.
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illini25 wrote:
Sat Sep 07, 2019 5:23 pm
Illini performance vs UConn today should bring back your warm fuzzy.
Lovie and staff are slowly getting the job done.

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Uncle fuzzy is back in the building.
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Redbird CC Fan wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 2:09 am
tombs14 wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:48 pm
Let's talk after at least 3 wins gents. Lol
Which should be after 3 games....
Nope... :twisted:

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tombs14 wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:43 pm
Redbird CC Fan wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 2:09 am
tombs14 wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:48 pm
Let's talk after at least 3 wins gents. Lol
Which should be after 3 games....
Nope... :twisted:
Should be and are are distinctly different when it comes to Illini football.
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Redbird CC Fan wrote:
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Uncle fuzzy is back in the building.
Like Lord Voldemort ...... "He's back!!!!"


Hope I didn't jinx myself but called UT Vols and said just go ahead and mail the check today. :D
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Let's be positive about Illinois! :td

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All things considered, they responded well to the loss and looked pretty good for most of the game against Nebraska. Considering the opposite was true against EMU, it will be interesting to see how they do against Minnesota and Purdue over the next month. Just need to win those, and see continued improvement, so that you feel you might be able to steal one of the last 3.
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squirrel wrote:
Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:32 am
All things considered, they responded well to the loss and looked pretty good for most of the game against Nebraska. Considering the opposite was true against EMU, it will be interesting to see how they do against Minnesota and Purdue over the next month. Just need to win those, and see continued improvement, so that you feel you might be able to steal one of the last 3.
Oddly, I feel most confident in regards to Minny beating Illinois than I do Purdue and Michigan beating Illinois.
I'm no President Trump fan but thank you sir for your comments in regard to the NFL and those protesting our nations anthem. You were spot on!!!

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GBG, you should feel extremely safe.
And Lovie should be former coach at conclusion of season ... except for multiple $MM buyout.
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illini25 wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:54 pm
GBG, you should feel extremely safe.
And Lovie should be former coach at conclusion of season ... except for multiple $MM buyout.
UT Vols is still holding out hope. I even told him if he mailed me a check today for $50 I'd call it good. I thought that was pretty fair. :shake

He's still holding out hope with Northwestern, Purdue and Rutgers. Not sure who they steal one form after that. :?
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GoBirdsGo II wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 5:03 pm
UT Vols & I have a $100 bet. He said Illinois would win 6 games and go to a bowl game. To which I told him he was bat $hit crazy. Well, after less than stellar performances by Nebraska, Minnesota & Purdue, I think I may be in trouble. With Nebraska & Rutgers being home games, well ....... :?: :?: :?: :?:
Bat $hit is back in the building.
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