Ron Turner 'opened the door' for Illini's hiring of Lovie Smith - Comcast SportsNet Chicago

CHAMPAIGN — Illinois dismissing its head football coach in March and hiring longtime NFL head coach Lovie Smith is something no one saw coming. Credit new athletics director Josh Whitman with that outside-the-box thinking. He dismissed Bill Cubit on ...

Big Ten Football Coach Rankings Following Illinois' Hiring Of Lovie Smith - Campus Insiders

When ranking the best Big Ten head football coaches, where does new Illinois head man Lovie Smith fall on the pecking list? #WEWILLWIN pic.twitter.com/eIC379IiyD. — Josh Whitman (@IlliniAD) March 7, 2016 · //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js. So what ...