Wide receiver Jeff Thomas announced on Tuesday night he's going to remain with the Miami Hurricanes after initially stating his intentions to transfer to Illinois.
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Former Oklahoma receiver A.D. Miller has transferred to Illinois, the school announced Monday.
- Hurricanes WR Thomas won't transfer to Illinois
- Illinois adds OU graduate transfer WR Miller
- Battery charges vs. Illinois' Oladipo dismissed
- Illinois gives Smith 2-year extension through '23
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A prosecutor has dismissed domestic battery charges against Illinois defensive tackle Lere Oladipo after both the woman and a witness changed their stories.
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Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman, who weeks into the job hired Lovie Smith as football coach, is giving Smith a two-year contract extension through the 2023 season. Smith is just 9-27 in three years with the Illini, but Whitman remains extremely supportive. "This extension demonstrates my belief in Lovie Smith, his staff, and the plan they have for the future success of Illinois football," Whitman said in a prepared statement. "We recognize that our work is far from finished, with improvement needed in every phase of our program's development, but our plan is sound and our resolve is stronger than ever."
Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman threw his support behind embattled football coach Lovie Smith on Sunday morning in the form of a two-year contract extension.
Illini defensive coordinator Hardy Nickerson resigned Monday for health reasons, two days after Illinois' defense gave up 712 total yards of offense to Maryland in a 63-33 loss.