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Illinois beats Stanford in 1952 Rose Bowl

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When The Wildcats From Evanston (Not Lexington) Were Kings For A Day

If there’s ever been a football program in the past 50 years that’s had a Rodney Dangerfield “no respect” problem, it’s the Purple People from Evanston. The Wildcats were once perennial proud contenders in the Big Ten Conference, feared from … Continue reading

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The most important game in Southern football history

While the reputation of football south of the Mason-Dixon line had been creeping gradually upward by the mid-1920s, at the end of 1925 there had yet to be a signature moment that could prove to Yankee skeptics that any Dixie … Continue reading

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Illinois beats Stanford in 1952 Rose Bowl

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When The Wildcats From Evanston (No, Not Lexington) Were Kings For A Day

If there’s ever been a football program in the past 50 years that’s had a Rodney Dangerfield “no respect” problem, it’s the Purple People from Evanston. The Wildcats were once perennial proud contenders in the Big Ten Conference, feared from … Continue reading

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