To recognize the 30th anniversary of the Flyin' Illini, The U of I Department of Athletics announced in September of last year that bobbleheads of five former Illini standouts will be featured and available for purchase at select home games this season. 


Jan. 10 vs. Michigan – Kendall Gill Bobblehead Night
Jan. 16 vs. Minnesota – Marcus Liberty Bobblehead Night
Jan. 23 vs. Wisconsin – Lowell Hamilton Bobblehead Night
Feb. 2 vs. Nebraska – Kenny Battle Bobblehead Day
Feb. 5 vs. Michigan State – Nick Anderson Bobblehead Night


The day after each of the bobbleheads are debuted you’ll be able to purchase yours for a limited time at Gameday Spirit.


Tay & Carp are giving you a chance to win one for your collection.


To win, just stop by Gameday Spirit on Neil & Kirby in Champaign. Locate the Tay & Carp bobbleheads, snap a selfie with them and then text it to (217) 359-2255. One winner at random will recieve; a full set of The Flyin' Illini bobbleheads, a Lou Henson Bobblehead, Flyin Illini Quarter zip and 2 passes to an exclusive Illini Basketball event.