Booking Former Illinois Fighting Illini Player Appearances
The Illinois Fighting Illini are a college football team representing the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, competing in the NCAA Division I-A and the Big Ten Conference. The Fighting Illini play home games at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois and were founded back in 1890. The team is currently coached by Tim Beckman.
The Fighting Illini have claimed five national championships, in 1914, 1919, 1923, 1927, and 1951, and have generated five Heisman Trophy finalists, including Dick Butkus in 1964. They have had many other exceptional players as well, including running back Jim Grabowski, halfback Bobby Mitchell, and Pro Hall of Fame linebacker Ray Nitschke. Other notable players include Super Bowl Champion defensive end Simeon Rice, quarterbacks Kurt Kittner and Jeff George.
If you, or your corporation, have imagined having some of the former great Illinois Fighting Illini players, including Jeff George, Simeon Rice, Ray Nitschke or Jim Grabowski as well as other past players, make an appearance at a VIP Meet & Greet, business promotion as well as most any type of corporate or charity event, AthletePromotions.com can help make it a reality. Call our agents at 888-246-7141 or fill out this contact us form and we can help you book almost any former Illinois Fighting Illini athlete for your next event.