Former Illinois head coach Tim Beckman speaks during the Big Ten Football Media Day, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Chicago.
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Beckman Fired as Illini Football Coach; Cubit Named Interim Coach

Athletic Director Mike Thomas and Interim Head Coach Bill Cubit address the media.

Illinois Public Media's Jeff Bossert reports on Beckman's firing, and a statement the former coach issued late Friday.