Lovie Smith is optimistic about upcoming Illini Football season

Smith ready to begin 2016 campaign in Champaign

By Elliott Polakoff | epolakoff@whbf.com

Published 07/26 2016 08:59PM

Updated 07/26 2016 08:59PM

Lovie Smith spoke with a tone of optimism at today's Big Ten Media Day session.

The longtime NFL coach is excited to start a new chapter as football coach of The University of Illinois.

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