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Tackling Penn State & Michigan
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Boz & Mr. G welcome Champaign News Gazette Writer Bob Asumussen will talk about his trip to Not-So-Happy Valley. Then, Former Illini Quarterback Johnny Johnson will tell us how to win at the Big House. Plus - Boz & Mr. G line it up with the Fighting Illini's Will Davis.

By the way BOZ is still sticking with his prediction of a 6-2 conference record. GO ILLINI!

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Episode Segments:
Talking Illini 9/29/08 HR 1
Boz & Mr. G give their analysis of the game & what went wrong against Penn State. Then - Champaign News Gazette Writer Bob Asumussen tells us about his trip to Happy Valley, what there is to like about this years squad, and his favorite spots in the Big 10 to watch a game.
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Talking Illini 9/28/08 HR 2
He's all over the Illinois Record Books, and now hes Talking Illini with Boz & Mr. G! Quarterback Johnny Johnson tells us what its like to win one at the Big House in Ann Arbor. Plus Defensive Lineman Will Davis tells us what its like playing on the Fighting Illini, what a typical week is like for him, and why they will beat the Wolverines this weekend.
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Bob Asmussen
Bob Asmussen is in his 13th year covering the Illinois football team as the full-time beat writer for the Champaign News-Gazette. He is in his 2oth year at the News-Gazette overall. You can read his coverage on

Will Davis
The Senior 6-3, 268lb Defensive Lineman is one of the anchors of Ron Zook’s defense. The Sporting News rated the No.3 defensive lineman in the Big Ten & to their Pre-Season First Team All-Big Ten. As a junior, Davis was a second team All-Big Ten selection after recording 9.5 sacks and 12.5 tackles for loss on the season. He ranked sixth in the Big Ten and 26th in the nation in sacks and was named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week after his four sack, five TFL performance against Indiana.

Johnny Johnson
Johhny wast the Fighting Illini's starting quarterback for 1993, 1994 & 1995 seasons and the MVP of the 1994 Liberty Bowl.