The unique remnant is a 30-by-30-foot square of artificial turf featuring a Chief Illiniwek logo that was salvaged from Memorial Stadium in 1989 after the turf was set afire by vandals.
"This has been a topic of conversation for many years."
Here is one place for all our coverage from the celebration of the life of Wayne McClain.
Uniforms will salute the 'gray ghost' 90 years after Red Grange's dominant performance.
"I'm not really a big proponent of titles and lots of executive-sounding things."
Funny, the old thing doesn't look a day over 90.
"ROTC made me feel like a part of something that was more important than myself."
"It just seemed to me that in any exploration, NASA included, that sooner or later the women are going to go."
"My teaching philosophy is all about evolving and adapting with the students."
"Any time we have an opportunity to promote our football program and any time we have an opportunity to be in the playoffs, it's obviously a great thing."
"It's just sad. Why some knucklehead would do that I just don't know."