The Illini will get their top QB back for the Redbox Bowl, but a key wideout and linebacker will be game-time decisions.
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Thanks to Rod Smith’s recruiting efforts, the Illini edged out Auburn, UCF, Boston College, and Cincinnati for the services of the 2020 recruit.
Which bowl games can the Illini go to and when are they?
Earlier this week, the All-Big Ten teams were announced, and the Illini football program has a flurry of players receiving honors.
Down but never out — a microcosm of Illini football’s season, indeed.
The junior wideout will miss the remainder of the season after having knee surgery.
Travion Ford visiting the Illini bodes well for the program’s recruiting reputation. He’s from Saint Louis, so you never know if he may want to stay close to home.
While it seems like a neat idea on the surface, the logistics and implications of an event like this given the current state of the program open up the door for some harsh criticism.
With injuries to Bobby Roundtree and Marquez Beason before the season even started, Illinois needed a defensive playmaker to step up, and Oluwole Betiku Jr. has done just that.
The former top-100 back was set to be one of the mainstays in the offensive backfield along with senior Reggie Corbin.