Illinois Game Week
Coming off a big victory over Wisconsin, the Wolverines are preparing for their Homecoming matchup with the Fighting Illini. On Monday (9-29-08), Coach Rod spoke to the media at his weekly press conference. (video; transcript) Everything you need to know about this week's game can be found in the Michigan Game Notes (.pdf). If you want the perspective from the other side, you can check out the Illinois Game Notes (.pdf). The game will be televised by ESPN on ABC with Dave Lamont doing the play-by-play, David Norrie serving as the color analyst, and Jeannine Edwards (picture at right) providing sideline reports and analysis. As you can never talk to the media too much, Coach Rod held another press conference today (Wednesday- 10/1/08). [press conference audio] Coach Rod is not the only one to speak to the media however. Illinois Coach Zook spoke to the media yesterday (9/30/08) during a Media Luncheon. To learn more about the Fighting Illini, you can check out their 2008 Football Media Guide (.pdf). Go Blue!
*Note: Photo of Jeannine Edwards from ESPN Photo.