Illinois Divided

Welcome to Illinois Divided!

Welcome to Illinois Divided. This special issue between The Daily Northwestern and The Daily Illini includes nine articles and a podcast surrounding the history, storylines and trends of the rivalry between Northwestern and Illinois football. Read and listen below to learn more about one of college football’s longest rivalries.
Drew Schott & Jackson Janes
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The Daily Northwestern · Cats Corner: Illinois Divided

Illinois football enters final home game looking to snap six-game losing streak against Northwestern

‘They both do things the right way’: Pat Fitzgerald and Bret Bielema’s friendship and coaching trajectories define Northwestern-Illinois rivalry

'I would love to go out with a win’: Kramer aims to snap losing streak in final college season

Baseball managers, doctors, Cubs and Ghosts: Five games that define the strange genesis of the Illinois-Northwestern football rivalry

Fitzgerald, Northwestern dominate coach-cycled Illinois since 2006

Next level rivalry: Comparing the impact of Wildcats, Fighting Illini on the pro game

From recruits to contributors: Illinois’ Big Ten teams bring top talent to their programs

Northwestern players prepare to face off against Illinois, and the fandom of friends and family

Northwestern hopes to tie records and win rivalry game against Illinois