Lovie Smith

Lovie Smith steals away staffer from college football powerhouse with latest hire Big Ten Lovie Smith steals away staffer from college football powerhouse with latest hire , Associate Content Editor 3:53pm, February 9

Former Chicago Bears and current Illinois head coach Lovie Smith is apparently getting a nice steal with his latest hire.…

Lovie Smith finds a replacement after firing his OC two days before Christmas Big Ten Lovie Smith finds a replacement after firing his OC two days before Christmas , Associate Content Editor 4:25pm, January 19

Illinois head coach Lovie Smith was not in a very good Christmas spirit as he fired his offensive coordinator just…

Big Ten coach gets into Grinchmas spirit, reportedly fires two coaches right before Christmas Big Ten Big Ten coach gets into Grinchmas spirit, reportedly fires two coaches right before Christmas , FanBuzz Writer 3:20pm, December 24

There's never a good time to lose a job, but just two days before Christmas? That's brutal. That apparently hasn't…

Big Ten team loses an astounding ninth player since the end of the season Big Ten Big Ten team loses an astounding ninth player since the end of the season , FanBuzz Writer 8:17pm, December 16

Lovie Smith has been dealing with an incredible amount of attrition since the 2017 regular season ended, and things don't seem…

Future Hall of Famer questions his former employer’s direction: “I don’t know what (they’re doing)” NFL Future Hall of Famer questions his former employer’s direction: “I don’t know what (they’re doing)” , FanBuzz Writer 5:41pm, July 3

One of the top players in Chicago football history doesn't know what his former team is doing, and he can…

A Power 5 school takes firm action against three players in deep trouble with the law College Football A Power 5 school takes firm action against three players in deep trouble with the law , Editor 6:25pm, May 24

The University of Illinois has dismissed three players from its football team after they were charged in connection with an…

Big 6’4″ QB Quincy Patterson spurns home-state school with major commitment College Football Big 6’4″ QB Quincy Patterson spurns home-state school with major commitment , FanBuzz Writer 11:43am, March 1

Lovie Smith has a tall task ahead of him as the head coach of the Illinois Fighting Illini and, this…

One “Fighting” team had to end their spring practice early due to… fighting Big Ten One “Fighting” team had to end their spring practice early due to… fighting , Associate Content Editor 1:25pm, February 23

The Fighting Illini were more than living up to that nickname as practice had to be ended early on Wednesday.…

Report: Another Power 5 coach may be on his way out after a “miserable” 2016 season Big Ten Report: Another Power 5 coach may be on his way out after a “miserable” 2016 season , Senior Content Editor 10:20am, November 1

It appears things aren't so bubbly in Champaign, Illinois. An ESPN report came in this weekend about how first-year Illinois…

Here’s how many season tickets Illinois sold after hiring Lovie Smith College Football Here’s how many season tickets Illinois sold after hiring Lovie Smith , Senior Content Editor 2:19pm, March 8

It appears that the Illini are very excited about new coach Lovie Smith. According to Dave Wischnoff of the Chicago…

Lovie Smith’s new team gave him a standing ovation on his first day College Football Lovie Smith’s new team gave him a standing ovation on his first day 5:54pm, March 7

Talk about getting a warm welcome on your first day of a new gig. The University of Illinois hired former…

Report: Illinois already has its next head coach and it’s a steal Big Ten Report: Illinois already has its next head coach and it’s a steal , Associate Content Editor 6:47pm, March 5

Illinois fired Tim Beckman before the 2015 season ever started and after going 5-7, the new Athletic Director decided it was…

Buccaneers players blasted management following team’s decision to fire Lovie Smith NFL Buccaneers players blasted management following team’s decision to fire Lovie Smith , Senior Content Editor 12:05pm, January 7

There's always one surprising NFL firing, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers releasing head coach Lovie Smith Wednesday certainly fits into that…

Cardinals head coach says this is the ‘most misunderstood quarterback in the league’ NFL Cardinals head coach says this is the ‘most misunderstood quarterback in the league’ 6:11pm, September 17

When Bruce Arians interviewed for the head coach position with the Chicago Bears he liked Jay Cutler right away, said…

Buccaneers head coach tells it like it is following rookie quarterback’s dreadful debut NFL Buccaneers head coach tells it like it is following rookie quarterback’s dreadful debut 3:17pm, September 14

Rookie quarterback Jameis Winston's first pass of the season was intercepted and taken back for the touchdown, setting the tone…

Former Georgia star, surprisingly cut by Bears, doesn’t take long to find new home Georgia Former Georgia star, surprisingly cut by Bears, doesn’t take long to find new home 1:46pm, September 4

Days after being cut by the Bears former Bulldogs cornerback Tim Jennings has found his new home in the NFL. At…

Buccaneers coach says what all players should know when it comes to quarterbacks NFL Buccaneers coach says what all players should know when it comes to quarterbacks 7:46pm, August 12

Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith weighs in on the Geno Smith incident and recaps the three life lessons all…

Jameis Winston officially named starting quarterback for Tampa Bay Buccaneers NFL Jameis Winston officially named starting quarterback for Tampa Bay Buccaneers 11:58am, July 31

Jameis Winston was officially been named the starting quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, per head coach Lovie Smith. Smith…