Discussion

Tim Beckman will return in 2013

Updated: November 28, 2012, 1:13 PM ET
Associated Press

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Illinois athletic director Mike Thomas says Tim Beckman will coach the Fighting Illini again next year.

In an interview on WDWS-AM, Thomas responded Tuesday to rumors that Beckman would be dismissed after coaching the Illini to a 2-10 record this season, his first with the team. Illinois did not win a Big Ten game.

While giving his support to Beckman, Thomas added the program will do the things needed to "support and build the infrastructure to reach our goals ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

  • Punchless In Seattle
    The defending champs had their way all night, keeping the Bears off the board until the final six minutes.

MORE COLLEGE FOOTBALL HEADLINES