Zook dedicated to reviving Illini program

Despite the numerous obstacles facing the Illini, Ron Zook is basking in the warmth at Illinois.

Originally Published: April 18, 2005
By Teddy Greenstein | Special to ESPN.com
Ron Zook spent a large chunk of a recent 16-hour workday sending text messages to recruits and their high school coaches.

"Recruiting is forever," he explained. "You have to do it all the time."