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Illinois 'Cautious' As ASU Red Wolves Visit To Open 2011 Football Season

by The Associated Press 9/1/2011 10:45 am

Last year, Illinois opened the season in an NFL stadium against Missouri, a Big 12 team that has made a habit of making it to a bowl game. This week, the Illini are getting ready for their opener against Arkansas State, a middling team from the Sun Belt Conference — an opponent that so far has underwhelmed the ticket-buying public. But Illinois' players, some of who were talking openly a couple of weeks ago about getting to a quality bowl, now say they're putting those thoughts aside to focus on the Red Wolves alone. Call the Illini cautious as they get ready to open the season Saturday in Champaign.

Bahn: Freeze Recruiting Plan For ASU Not Easy To Define, But Has Worked Before

by Chris Bahn 4/26/2011 1:00 pm

Every facet of the Arkansas State football program under first-year Coach Hugh Freeze can seemingly be boiled down into one, succinct mission statement. For example, Freeze has what he labels as an “It” for his offensive, defensive and special teams philosophies. Freeze’s “It” when talking about recruiting? That’s not so simple to define.