The Illinois Fighting Illini football squad opened training camp Monday in Rantoul, Illinois. New head football coach Tim Beckman will hold eight practices this week at Camp Rantoul before practice shifts back to Champaign next week. This marks the 13th year Illinois will hold part of its training camp in Rantoul.
The Illini will hold Fan Appreciation Day this Sunday,
August 12 -- at 5 pm at Memorial Stadium at the University of Illinois.
Illini football coach Tim Beckman says there will be lots of competition for starting positions at pre-season practices:
Illinois football coach Tim Beckman says Illini football is on the right track: